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Smoked Salmon Bagel Sandwiches

Smoked Salmon Bagel Sandwiches

I don't know about you, but I am a sandwich person.
One of my favorite sandwiches like in top 5 would be this smoked salmon bagel sandwich.  I devour it and to be honest, I could never become tired of eating this kind of summich
I called this a lazy Friday dinner because it was quick and no cooking required, but everyone loved it. This is really perfect any day of the week as well as for parties. They are in a way fancy, but not really, if you know what I mean?!
I am just in love with this delightful sandwich so that's why I've decided to share it here on my blog.

Of course, creating a sandwich is completely personalized. I love building it myself, as for the rest of my fab family, I ask what they want because we are pretty darn serious when it comes to building a sandwich.

What is your favorite sandwich?

Smoked Salmon Bagel Sandwiches
makes 1 sandwich
  • 1 Bagel (6 oz.)
  • 1 tablespoon whipped cream cheese, split in half 
  • 1 teaspoon chives, chopped 
  • 1/2 Avocado, thinly sliced 
  • 3 ounces thin-sliced smoked salmon
  • English cucumber or mini cucumbers, thinly sliced
  • Fresh Organic Spinach or lettuce 
Other additions
  • Red onion
  • Drained Capers
  • Fresh Dill 
  • Za'atar 
  1. SLICE bagel in half horizontally. Mine was presliced, so I just carefully separated both pieces.
  2. Spread BOTH sides with cream cheese and sprinkle with the chopped chives. 
  3. Over cheese on 1 bagel half, layer English cucumber or mini cucumber, thinly sliced avocado, smoked salmon, spinach - now, it a good time to add other additions such as red onion and/or capers. 
  4. Set remaining bagel half, cream cheese side down, over filling.
Smoked Salmon Bagel Sandwiches

  • You can personalize it however you would like. I love adding capers and red onion, not on the pic, but it's absolutely fantastic. 
  • You can also try it with chives cream cheese or sprinkle fresh chives like I did because chives give extra flavor and compliment salmon very well. 
  • Smoked salmon is also your personal preference. Most of the time I am using Alaskan Smoked Salmon. 
  • Bagel... you have a couple of choices, of course. The one that I am using is "Everything pre-sliced bagel", and I like them regular size for my family, unless it's a party, then I am using mini bagels. 
Smoked Salmon Bagel Sandwiches



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  1. I really love the addition of cucumber in your bagel sandwich. I think cucumber is one of my favorite veggies in a sandwich.

  2. Yeah, we've been enjoying these for years. We call them "lox and bagels with a shmear," but maybe that's politically incorrect now.

    1. Growing up we called them lox and bagels w/ a smear too. I've always enjoyed using smoked salmon but my favorite is with lox along with a pickle slice, red onion and cream cheese or smear. Mmmm, perfect for brunch.


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