Everything Bagel Smoked Salmon and Kale Salad

If you’re a bagel lover this Everything Bagel Smoked Salmon and Kale Salad recipe is for you! Paired with goat cheese, fresh dill, capers, hot smoked salmon, a sprinkle of parmesan cheese, and a lemon-dijon dressing, this summer-worthy salad is the best light meal to take along to the beach, pool – or just about anywhere!


Prep Time: 13 minutes
Cook Time: 12 minutes
Total Time: 25 minutes
Yield: 4 servings



  • 1 bagel, cut into ¼ inch pieces
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 1 tablespoon everything bagel spice
  • 2 tablespoons parmesan cheese
  • 4 cups baby kale or lettuce
  • 1 green onion, chopped
  • ¼ cup fresh dill, chopped
  • 2 tablespoons capers, drained
  • ¼ cup soft goat cheese, crumbled
  • 1 small filet hot smoked salmon, flaked
  • 2 teaspoons sesame seeds



  • 2 tablespoons lemon juice
  • 1 teaspoon lemon zest
  • 1 teaspoon Dijon mustard
  • 3 tablespoons olive oil



  1. Preheat the oven to 350F.
  2. Line a tray with baking paper.
  3. Combine bagel slices, olive oil, spice, and cheese.
  4. Bake for 8 to 12 minutes, or until golden. Set aside.
  5. Meanwhile, combine kale, green onion, dill, capers, goat cheese, salmon, and sesame seeds in a large bowl.
  6. Make the dressing: whisk together lemon juice, zest, mustard, and oil in small bowl.
  7. Drizzle over salad, and top with bagel croutons.
  8. Enjoy!


From noshwithmicah.com