Sure to be your every morning spice blend, this everything bagel seasoning is a combination of savory and salty flavors that can be adjusted to suit your needs. As it mimics the toppings found on those classic everything bagels, you get crunch, salt, pungent flavors, and nutty bites.
But don’t limit your uses to just brushing on plain bagels – simply add it to cream cheese, sprinkle on your next avocado toast, or amp up the flavor of your favorite dip.
What goes into an everything bagel?
Depending on your bagel shop of choice, the everything bagel can contain toppings that include poppy seeds, sesame seeds, caraway seeds, onion flakes, garlic flakes, pretzel salt, and coarse black pepper.
What can you put on a bagel?
The choice is really up to you, but if you are craving a sweet topping, go with strawberries and cream cheese. For a savory combination, turkey and cheese is always a satisfying option. And there is of course, the famous pizza bagel, topped with tomato sauce and mozzarella cheese.
How many calories are in an everything bagel?
A medium sized bagel, about 3.5-4 inches in diameter has around 300 calories. Bagel shop bagels typically are larger, amping up the calorie count to 400-500 calories.
What is in Everything But the Bagel seasoning?
This seasoning blend, commonly found at Trader Joe’s, includes poppy seeds, toasted sesame seeds, dried garlic, dried onion, and salt. But the beauty of making your own spice blend is you can control the proportions of spices and salt to suit your needs, definitely a win!
Are everything bagels good for you?
Although bagels have the density and calorie count of nearly five slices of bread, a bagel for breakfast here and there is a treat in and of itself. If you are truly worried about calories, simply eat half the bagel and save the remainder for another breakfast.
Everything Bagel Seasoning Recipe
- 2 tablespoons poppy seeds
- 1 tablespoon white sesame seeds
- 1 tablespoon black sesame seeds
- 1 tablespoon dried minced garlic
- 1 tablespoon dried minced onion
- 2 teaspoons coarse salt or flaked salt
- In a small bowl, combine the poppy seeds, sesame seeds, dried garlic, dried onion, and salt. Stir until well combined. Store in a sealed jar or container.