California-Style Bagels and Lox (Dairy-Free)
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You can enjoy this recipe as sandwiches or open-face. For the latter, layer avocado slices and smoked salmon on the cut sides of both halves of each bagel.
Recipe type: Entree
Cuisine: American
Serves: 2 servings
  • 1 small ripe avocado
  • 1 teaspoon lemon juice (optional)
  • Freshly ground black pepper
  • 3 to 4 ounces smoked salmon
  • 2 savory bagels, sliced (gluten-free, if needed)
Optional Toppings
  • 2 rings thinly-sliced purple onion
  • 2 tablespoons capers
  • 2 to 4 slices tomato
  • 10 thin slices cucumber
  • Handful baby spinach
  1. Top the bottom half of each bagel with sliced or smashed avocado. Optionally sprinkle the avocado with the lemon juice and black pepper.
  2. Layer slices of the smoked salmon on the avocado. Top with any of the Optional Toppings that you like, or have on hand. Sandwich them with the top of each bagel.
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