3 plain bagels, split, toasted
6 oz. cream cheese, softened
6 oz. sliced smoked salmon (or lox) F
resh ground black pepper to taste
Optional: 1/3 cup thinly sliced red onion
Optional: 2 tbsp. capers, drained
Spread the toasted bagel bottom halves with cream cheese. Sprinkle half the capers over the cream cheese, if desired. Top with sliced smoked salmon. Garnish the bagel tops with the rest of the capers, onion, and black pepper. Serve right away with lemon wedges.