Cream Cheese, Salami and Tomato on a Bagel
This open-faced sandwich with freshly toasted bagel halves topped with softened cream cheese, hard salami and juicy, red-ripe tomatoes is bound to be a hit with the lunch crowd.
4 bagels, halved horizontally and toasted lightly
1 (8-ounce) package cream cheese, softened
8 slices of hard salami
2 medium tomatoes, cut into 8 slices
2 tablespoons chopped flat-leaf parsley
1 tablespoon fresh lemon juice
Salt and freshly ground pepper to taste
- Spread the bagel halves equally with cream cheese, top each half with a slice of salami and tomato; sprinkle the toppings evenly with the parsley and drizzle with lemon juice. Season with salt and pepper.
Makes 8 open-faced sandwiches.