'Salmon' and Cream Cheese Bagels

Super simple
Super simple
Super simple
Super simple
0:20 m

Missing your morning salmon? We've created incredible plant-based smoked 'salmon' using thinly sliced carrots and a delicious marinade. Perfect for vegan brunches with your pals, this breakfast recipe is a must-keep.

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For the smoked “salmon”

<item-todo-done>1 tbsp sesame oil<item-todo-done><item-todo-done>1 tsp smoked paprika<item-todo-done><item-todo-done>1 tsp garlic powder<item-todo-done><item-todo-done>1 tbsp soy sauce<item-todo-done><item-todo-done>2 medium carrots<item-todo-done><item-todo-done> the juice of half a lemon<item-todo-done><item-todo-done>1 tbsp maple syrup<item-todo-done><item-todo-done>1 tsp nori sprinkles<item-todo-done><item-todo-done>1 heaped tsp capers (including the brine)<item-todo-done>

For the cream cheese

<item-todo-done>100g plant-based cream cheese<item-todo-done><item-todo-done> the juice of half a lemon<item-todo-done><item-todo-done>1 tsp garlic purée<item-todo-done><item-todo-done>3 chives<item-todo-done><item-todo-done> salt and pepper to taste<item-todo-done>


<item-todo-done>2 bagels<item-todo-done><item-todo-done>2 sprigs of dill<item-todo-done><item-todo-done> plant-based butter<item-todo-done>

Before you start

Vegetable Y peeler | Preheated grill | Lightly oiled baking tray | Toaster

Make the cream 'cheese'

  • Dice the chives.
  • Add the cream cheese, lemon juice, garlic puree, chives and a little salt and pepper to a bowl and stir to combine.

Make the 'salmon'

  • Add the sesame oil, paprika, garlic, maple syrup, nori flakes and soy sauce to a shallow bowl and stir to combine.
  • Trim and peel the carrots.
  • Use the peeler to ribbon the carrots.
  • Add the carrot ribbons to the bowl and stir until they’re covered in the marinade.
  • Lay the marinated carrots on the lined tray, spoon over the remaining marinade and grill for 3-4 minutes until just starting to crisp.
  • Transfer the grilled carrot to a small bowl, add the lemon juice, capers and brine and stir to combine.

Toast, dress and serve the bagels

  • Toast the bagels in the toaster.
  • Butter the bagels, spread with the cream cheese, top with the salmon, garnish with dill fronds and serve immediately.

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