smoked salmon bagel

smoked salmon bagel


Start your day with one easy simple smoked salmon bagel! It’s minimal cooking. Just soft boiling an egg. And, it’s fast, delicious & healthy!

Smoked Salmon

Smoked salmon is a delicious delicacy and readily available in most grocery stores. It’s a salmon that’s perfect for omelets, salads, charcuterie boards, bagels and more! 

Smoked Salmon Recipes

Smoked salmon recipes are super simple. That’s because the real work has been done in the preparation of the salmon. So all you need to do is think of all the ways you can eat it. Here’s a perfect easy appetizer using smoked salmon and naan bread. Your guests will think you’ve worked all day, but we know it’s taken no time at all. And, talk about impressive! 

What to Eat with Smoked Salmon

Instead of asking what to eat with smoked salmon, ask yourself, what can I not eat with smoked salmon. OK, maybe peanut butter! Somewhat of an exaggeration, but there are so many things you can create with slices of this glorious smoked salmon. Salads, Breakfast eggs. Omelets. Sandwiches. Roll ups. Roasted veggies. Chopped smoked salmon salad. Gosh, just let your thinking start churning! 

Creamed Cheese Salmon Bagel

There’s nothing better than the textures in this dish. The creaminess of the creamed cheese. The salty tender almost velvety smoked salmon. Then you have the chewy dense dougheeee toasted bagel. Add to that maybe onions, capers and, well, you see what I’ve added, olives! 

Bagel and Lox Recipe

Now if you want to know the difference between lox, salmon and nova, then read this short article from The Eater. It clears it up for you, if you’ve been wondering. 

Smoked Salmon Bagel

Now this kind of bagel isn’t something that you save for a special occasion. Oh, yes, it can be a wonderful surprise on birthday morning, Valentine’s morning, Mothers or Fathers Day morning, but a smoked salmon bagel can be any day of the week and anytime of the day. 

Salmon and Bagel

Lox which we readily associate with bagels is really a kind of salmon cured in salt. Back in the days before refrigeration, lots of meats were preserved this way. And, keeping salmon edible in big salt baths then slicing thinly for eating has become a well-known delicay especially in the Jewish culture. 

Smoked Salmon Bagel Recipe

Now there’s really nothing to this recipe for smoked salmon bagel. If you can find real New York Deli bagels, bonus! If not, then buy the freshest you can find. And, don’t limit yourself to just red onion slices and capers. Think outside the box. Kosher dills. Olives. Fresh cucumber slices. Microgreens. Mung beans. Thin radish slices. And, more. Anything stacked on a fresh toasted bagel with cream cheese and smoked salmon, well, it’s gonna be amazing! 

Salmon Bagel

Besides smoked salmon, I love salmon, period. Here are a few of my favorite recipes!

Fabulous Salmon Platter

Honey Mustard Salmon & Walnuts

Thai Mango Baked Salmon & Veggies

Smoked Paprika Salmon Chunks

Simple Oven Baked Salmon

One Dish Salmon & Vegetables


smoked salmon bagel


smoked salmon bagel

smoked salmon bagel

Start your day with one easy simple smoked salmon bagel! It's minimal cooking. Just soft boiling an egg. And, it's fast, delicious & healthy!


  • 1 bagel, toasted, save the underside of the bagel for later
  • 3-4 Tbl. whipped cream cheese
  • 3-4 thin slices smoked salmon, store purchase
  • 1 egg, soft boiled or to your finished doneness
  • 1 cup fresh spinach, packed
  • 3 Tbl. olives, green and black sliced
  • Fresh cracked pepper


To cook a soft boiled egg. Heat a small sauce pan of water (enough to adequately cover the egg(s)) on high heat. Let it come to a boil. Put the egg(s) on a large spoon and gently immerge in the boiling water. Set the timer for 8 minutes. Remove, drain hot water and put cold water over eggs (in pan) to stop the cooking. When cooled somewhat, peel.

On a plate, put the fresh spinach.

Slather the toasted bagel (use the top side of the bagel for toasting) with the cream cheese. Fold the salmon pieces on top the creamed cheese. Top with olives and cracked pepper. Put on top the spinach.

Put the egg on the plate. Salt and pepper to taste.

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