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Veggie Bagel Sandwich with Herb and Garlic Cream Cheese

Veggie Bagel Sandwich with Herb and Garlic Cream Cheese from KatiesCucina.com #breakfast #brunch

Get ready… this is one epic veggie bagel sandwich. So epic, that you spruce up whipped cream cheese and turn it into the most decadent and savory herb and garlic cream cheese on this planet. I was inspired years ago on a bright Saturday morning while strolling along at my local farmers market. Our local farmers market just doesn’t sell produce. They sell other speciality items like dips and sauces, local honey, freshly baked bread, and a variety of food. My favorite part of the farmers market is this bagel. I discovered it in college and would treat myself every time I made my way down to the farmers market.

Veggie Bagel Sandwich with Herb and Garlic Cream Cheese from KatiesCucina.com #breakfast #brunch

And then one day it hit me like a brick wall… why don’t I try to recreate this “treat” at home? So I did just that a few years ago. And by now I’ve made it even better than the bagel stand at the farmers market. I can say that since I recently had one of their bagels and made the comment “mine is better”. Which my husband either  Whenever I buy everything bagels there is a 99.9% chance that I’ll be making my famed veggie bagel sandwiches for breakfast. Yes, people… we eat these for breakfast; however, this would be great for brunch or even lunch. Heck while we are at it you could make it for dinner, too. Why not? This is great way to start off your morning. A good balance of carbs, veggies, and dairy! The major food groups in my life!

Veggie Bagel Sandwich with Herb and Garlic Cream Cheese from KatiesCucina.com #breakfast #brunch

A majority of the time when I do make this famed veggie bagel sandwich I make it in the morning before we are ready to leave for work. We both chomp on them during our drive into the office. During the days I make this delectable treat I have to check my face for cream cheese smears and my body for excessive everything seeds! Whether your on the go or just want to indulge in the comforts of your own home for breakfast, lunch, or dinner I highly suggest you give this veggie bagel sandwich a try!

Katie Original Recipe

Veggie Bagel Sandwich with Herb and Garlic Cream Cheese

Prep Time: 12 minutes

Cook Time: 3 minutes

Total Time: 15 minutes

Yield: 2

Veggie Bagel Sandwich with Herb and Garlic Cream Cheese

Ingredients

  • 1/4 cup whipped cream cheese
  • 1 tbsp each fresh parsley and dill, chopped
  • 1/8 tsp black pepper
  • 1/4 tsp Cavenders Greek Seasoning
  • 2 Everything Bagels
  • 10 slices each of plum tomato and cucumber, thinly sliced
  • 8-10 spinach leaves, per bagel

Directions

  1. Toast the everything bagel.
  2. While the bagel is toasting; in a bowl combined whipped cream cheese, fresh parsley, fresh dill, black pepper, and Cavenders Greek Seasoning. Mix, until well incorporated.
  3. Smear the garlic and herb cream cheese on both sides of the toasted bagel. Then add a layer of spinach followed by a layer of thinly sliced plum tomatoes and cucumbers (about 5 slices each). Close the bagel and push down so all the contents stay in the bagel. Repeat the same steps above on the second bagel.
  4. Wrap it up and eat it on the go or serve it on a plate and eat it at your own pace!
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15 Responses to “Veggie Bagel Sandwich with Herb and Garlic Cream Cheese”

  1. ashley - baker by nature posted on March 6, 2013 at 11:25 am (#)

    I love infusing cream cheese with fresh herbs! This sandwich looks like heaven!

    • Katie replied on March 6th, 2013 at 11:29 am

      Thanks Ashley! I always love when I can turn a store bought item into something even more amazing!

  2. Liz @ The Lemon Bowl posted on March 6, 2013 at 11:28 am (#)

    Oh man this sounds so freaking good!!!

    • Katie replied on March 6th, 2013 at 11:29 am

      Liz–I think you’ll be addicted to these sandwiches once you try it! :)

  3. Katrina @ In Katrina's Kitchen posted on March 6, 2013 at 1:58 pm (#)

    omg yessssss 1000x!

  4. Rachel (teacher-chef) posted on March 6, 2013 at 9:25 pm (#)

    I LOVE Bagel sandwiches & you did such an amazing job assembling and photographing this, beautiful!

    • Katie replied on March 7th, 2013 at 7:08 am

      Thanks Rachel–this is the only way I will eat a bagel sandwich!

  5. Stephanie @ Eat. Drink. Love. posted on March 6, 2013 at 9:58 pm (#)

    I love veggie bagel sandwiches! And with that yummy cream cheese! It looks so good!

    • Katie replied on March 7th, 2013 at 7:08 am

      Thanks Stephanie!

  6. Alejandra posted on March 7, 2013 at 10:17 am (#)

    I haven’t had breakfast yet and this would be SO PERFECT right now!

  7. addie | culicurious posted on March 7, 2013 at 3:27 pm (#)

    These look totally delicious, Katie!! :) This is my kind of sandwich – packed with veggies!

  8. Jessica@AKitchenAddiction posted on March 8, 2013 at 10:09 am (#)

    Love the herb and garlic cream cheese! Perfect bagel sandwich!

    • Katie replied on March 9th, 2013 at 10:08 am

      Thanks Jessica.

  9. Suzanne posted on March 22, 2013 at 1:18 pm (#)

    Love this recipe. It is fabulous. Just made them for a road trip. Question though, it says with herb and garlic cream cheese. How much garlic do you use? I don’t see it in the recipe.
    Thanks,
    Suzanne

    • Katie replied on March 23rd, 2013 at 8:42 am

      Thanks Suzanne I’m glad you enjoyed them! The garlic comes from the Greek seasoning. If you don’t have Greek seasoning on hand feel free to use a pinch of garlic powder and a little salt and pepper. That’s a good substitute.

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