Go Back
+ servings

Lox Bagel Sandwich


  • 4 bagels (everything bagels are great here)
  • 6 oz light cream cheese, softened
  • 2 Tbsp fresh dill, finely chopped
  • 1 tsp lemon zest
  • 2 Tbsp lemon juice
  • 1 tsp capers, drained and coarsely chopped + more for sprinkling on the sandwich
  • freshly ground black pepper
  • 6 oz thinly sliced smoked salmon (or lox)
  • 2 plum tomatoes, sliced thin
  • ¼ red onion, sliced thin


  • Cut each bagel in half and open, cut-sides up
  • Mix cream cheese with dill, lemon zest and juice, capers and a grind of black pepper.
  • Spread herbed cream cheese on both sides of bagels.
  • Arrange smoked salmon on bottoms, top with tomatoes, red onion slices, and a sprinkling of capers
  • Replace bagel tops
  • Enjoy!