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Bruce Family California Avocado and Smoked Salmon on Homemade Bagel Chips with Wasabi Cream

Bruce Family California Avocado and Smoked Salmon on Homemade Bagel Chips with Wasabi Cream
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California Avocado growers Mark and Linda Bruce use homemade bagel chips, smoked salmon, Fresh California Avocado and wasabi cream to create a delightful appetizer your guests will love.


Serving Size: 4

Homemade Bagel Chips (see make-ahead recipe below)
1 (8 oz.) package thinly sliced smoked salmon
1 ripe Fresh California Avocado, seeded, peeled and cut into 1/4-inch slices, each slice halved
Wasabi Cream (see make-ahead recipe below)
Homemade Bagel Chips
3 Tbsp. butter, melted
2 cloves garlic, finely chopped
4 plain mini bagels, cut lengthwise into thin slices
Wasabi Cream
1/2 cup whipping cream
Wasabi paste, to taste

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To Assemble:

  1. Arrange salmon slices on each Homemade Bagel Chip. Top each with two halved slices of avocado.
  2. Place a dollop of Wasabi Cream on avocado slices and serve.

Homemade Bagel Chips

  1. In a small bowl, combine butter and garlic. Generously brush onto each bagel slice.
  2. Place a cooling rack on a cookie sheet. Arrange bagel slices on cooling rack. Bake in preheated 375°F oven for 10 minutes or until crisp. Remove from oven; set aside.

Wasabi Cream

  1. In a small bowl, whip cream until slightly thick. Add wasabi paste, to taste. Whip cream until it forms a soft shape; set aside.

Tip: For ease of slicing, purchase uncut bagels.

*Large avocados are recommended for this recipe. A large avocado averages about 8 ounces. If using smaller or larger size avocados adjust the quantity accordingly.

Nutrition information per serving

Nutrition Information Per Serving: Calories 560; Total Fat 25 g (Sat 10 g, Trans 0 g, Poly 1.9 g, Mono 9.2 g); Cholesterol 55 mg; Sodium 970 mg; Potassium 418 mg; Total Carbohydrates 65 g; Dietary Fiber 6 g; Total Sugars 8 g; Protein 23 g; Vitamin A 594 IU; Vitamin C 5 mg; Calcium 41 mg; Iron 4 mg; Vitamin D 8 IU; Folate 41 mcg; Omega 3 Fatty Acid 0.4 g % Daily Value*: Vitamin A 10%; Vitamin C 8%; Calcium 4%; Iron 25%

*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 Calorie diet. Your Daily Values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

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