How Do You Spread Your Bagel?

Call me plain Jane, but I’m a traditionalist when it comes to food and everything of the like. So for me, there is nothing better than a toasted plain bagel smeared with heaps of delicious whipped cream cheese.┬áSometimes I like a bagel smeared with cream cheese and topped with fresh tomato and garnished with some parsley. Or a toasted cinnamon raisin with butter.. mmmm heaven!

But for others, they like their bagels topped with anything they can get their hands on or stir up in the kitchen. How do you like to spread your bagel? Here’s a list of some favorites:

  • Plain Cream Cheese
  • Butter with Strawberry Jam
  • Butter…nothing else!
  • Cream Cheese with scallions
  • Plain Cream Cheese topped with tomato and garnished with parsley
  • Plain Cream Cheese topped with tomato and cucumber
  • Peanut Butter
  • Peanut Butter topped with sliced banana
  • Peanut Butter and Honey
  • Peanut Butter and Grape Jam
  • Cashew Butter
  • Cream Cheese and Honey
  • Cream Cheese with chocolate syrup
  • Mozzarella and tomato
  • Cottage cheese (with or without tomatoes or cucumbers)
  • Cream Cheese and a slice of cheese (with or without added veggies and/or pastrami)
  • Egg and Cheese (with or without bacon or ham)
  • Hummus (with or without tomato, cucumber or egg)
  • Cream Cheese with avocado and tomato (add bean sprouts and onions – one of my favs!)
  • Cream Cheese and Lox
  • Pizza Bagel (melted mozzarella and tomato sauce)
  • Scrambled Egg and Cheese with vegetables
  • Vegemite
  • Nutella
  • Veggies (romaine lettuce, spinach, olives, onion, etc. dabbed with olive oil, vinegar, salt, pepper)
  • Tuna Salad (tuna, mayo, chopped olives, onions)
  • Chicken Salad (shredded chicken, mayo, chopped olives, onions, celery, pepper)
  • Deli Slices topped with mustard, mayo, ketchup
  • Any kind of omelet