Bagel with a Veggie Schmear

Bagel with a Veggie Schmear Recipe photo by Taste of Home

Total Time: Prep/Total Time: 20 min.
Makes: 4 servings


  • 4 ounces fat-free cream cheese
  • 4 ounces fresh goat cheese
  • 1/2 teaspoon grated lime zest
  • 1 tablespoon lime juice
  • 2/3 cup finely chopped cucumber
  • 1/4 cup finely chopped celery
  • 3 tablespoons finely chopped carrot
  • 1 radish, finely chopped
  • 2 tablespoons finely chopped red onion
  • 2 tablespoons thinly sliced fresh basil
  • 4 whole wheat bagels, split and toasted
  • 8 slices tomato
  • Coarsely ground pepper, optional


  1. In a bowl, beat cheeses, lime zest and lime juice until blended. Fold in chopped vegetables and basil. Serve on bagels with tomato slices. If desired, sprinkle with pepper.


SOURCE: Taste of Home

When you purchase a book below it supports the Number #1 Black Christian Newspaper BLACK CHRISTIAN NEWS NETWORK ONE ( and it also allows us to spread the Gospel around the world.