Scrumptious breakfast bagels

August 3, 2023 (Last Updated: August 2, 2023)
Breakfast bagels

Scrumptious breakfast bagels

Bagels are so versatile and can be paired with almost anything. We’ve opted for a breakfast style bagel laced with delicious smoked salmon and cream cheese.

Scrumptious Breakfast Bagels

Serves: 4
Total Time: 50 minutes


  • Caramelised onions
  • 2 tbsp oil
  • 2 red onions, sliced
  • 2 tsp brown sugar
  • 2 tbsp balsamic vinegar
  • The asparagus
  • 1 tbsp olive oil
  • Handful asparagus
  • Zest and juice of ó lemonS
  • To serve
  • ó cups cream cheese
  • 4 bagels, cut in half and toasted
  • 4 slices smoked salmon
  • 2 tbsp capers, drained
  • 2 tbsp chopped chives


For the caramelised onions


Heat the oil in a pan over low heat. Add the onion and fry, stirring occasionally, for 10–15 minutes until soft and caramelised.


Add the brown sugar and vinegar and cook for a further 3 minutes.

For the asparagus 


Heat the oil in a pan over medium heat.


Add asparagus, lemon zest and juice and fry for 8–10 minutes, until the asparagus is tender but still crunchy inside.

To serve


Spread cream cheese over the bagels. Top with asparagus, smoked salmon and caramelised onion and finish off with capers and chives.

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