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Bagels with "smoked salmon" and fried capers

Prep Time15 mins
Cook Time2 mins
Rest Time1 hr
Total Time1 hr 20 mins

Ingredients

For the vegan salmon

  • 4 cups (440 g) carrot pulp or finely grated carrots
  • 1/2 red onion, minced
  • 3 tablespoons capers, chopped
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 2 tablespoons lemon juice
  • 1 tablespoon liquid smoke
  • 1 tablespoon maple syrup
  • salt, to taste

For the fried capers

  • 3 tablespoons capers
  • 1/4 cup (60 ml) vegetable oil

To serve

  • 4 - 6 bagels, sliced in half
  • Sliced red onion, to garnish (optional)

Instructions

For the vegan salmon

  • 1. In a large bowl, combine all the ingredients, then let rest for 1 hour at room temperature for the flavors to develop.

For the fried capers

  • 2. Rinse the capers, then pat them dry using a paper towel.
  • 3. In a small saucepan over medium heat, heat the oil.
  • 4. Add the capers and fry for 2 minutes.
  • 5. Transfer to a paper towel to drain.

To serve

  • 6. Spread the vegan salmon mixture on the sliced bagels. Garnish with fried capers and a few red onion slices, if desired. Enjoy.