Bagel and Cream Cheese with Italian Seasonings

Here’s an easy way to spice up plain cream cheese, using common pantry ingredients.

Serves: 4Hands-on: 5 minutesTotal: 10 minutesDifficulty: Easy

Serves: 4

Ingredients

  • 4 plain bagels
  • ½ cup plain cream cheese
  • ½ tsp. dried oregano leaves
  • ½ tsp. dried basil leaves
  • ¼ tsp. garlic salt
  • 4 tsp. lemon juice
  • 1 tsp. balsamic vinegar

Directions

  • Cut the bagels in half and place in a toaster.
  • While the bagels are toasting, prepare the cream cheese: in a bowl, stir the oregano, basil, garlic salt, lemon juice, and balsamic vinegar into the cream cheese, blending thoroughly.
  • Use a knife to spread about 1 tablespoon of the cream cheese mixture on each bagel half.

Recipe Information

Serves: 4

Ingredients

  • 4 plain bagels
  • ½ cup plain cream cheese
  • ½ tsp. dried oregano leaves
  • ½ tsp. dried basil leaves
  • ¼ tsp. garlic salt
  • 4 tsp. lemon juice
  • 1 tsp. balsamic vinegar

Directions

  • Cut the bagels in half and place in a toaster.
  • While the bagels are toasting, prepare the cream cheese: in a bowl, stir the oregano, basil, garlic salt, lemon juice, and balsamic vinegar into the cream cheese, blending thoroughly.
  • Use a knife to spread about 1 tablespoon of the cream cheese mixture on each bagel half.

Nutrition Information

Nutrition Information
Amount per serving
Calories290
Total Fat11g
Saturated Fat6g
Cholesterol30mg
Sodium580mg
Total Carbohydrate39g
Dietary Fiber2g
Sugars1g
Protein9g