Smoked Salmon Bagels with Lemon Caper Spread

30 minutesServes 4-62 reviews
Smoked Salmon Bagels with Lemon Caper Spread


  • 4 everything bagels, cut in half
  • 8 oz cream cheese, softened
  • ¼ c red onion, minced
  • 2 tbsp capers, roughly chopped
  • 1 lemon, zested
  • 1 tbsp lemon juice, freshly squeezed
  • Kosher salt and freshly ground pepper
  • 8 oz smoked salmon, roughly chopped
  • ¼ c fresh chives, chopped
  • Extra virgin olive oil, for serving


Toast bagels under a broiler until lightly browned.

Meanwhile, make cream cheese spread. In a large mixing bowl, combine cream cheese, red onion, capers, lemon zest, juice and salt and pepper to taste.

Spread the mixture evenly between the 8 toasted bagel halves. Top each bagel with equal amounts of smoked salmon.

To serve, arrange on a serving platter and top with chives and a light drizzle olive oil.

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