Salami Cream Cheese Bagel Bites

Salami Cream Cheese Bagel Bites from Weelicious

Once in a while I let the kids put their two cents into making a recipe they want to eat and see in their school lunch that has nothing to do with me creating it. If you know our family's cravings and eating habits, then you would immediately know that this was created by the littlest of the tribe, Chloe. If I ask her on any given day what she wants for lunch, a snack and sometimes even dinner, it’s salami. Even when she was a new eater and had a piece for the first time she fell madly in love and couldn’t get enough. We literally had to take it away from our then toddler.

Salami Cream Cheese Bagel Bites from Weelicious

It’s a good thing you can find organic and minimally processed brands of salami because we eat our fare share. Chloe usually eats it on it’s own, but when she asked for it in her beloved bagel and cream cheese sandwich recently I thought it was a fun idea. It adds a really good texture and flavor in the way topping a bagel with smoked salmon would have.

Salami Cream Cheese Bagel Bites from Weelicious

If you’ve never tried this combo I strongly urge you to give it a try. Or better yet, get your kids involved in their lunch by letting them come up with a creative sandwich combo of their own! Serving lunch up in these awesome Laptop Lunches bento boxes makes it even more exciting.

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Salami Cream Cheese Bagel Bites (serves 4)

Prep Time: 5 mins Cook Time: 0 mins

nut free

Ingredients

  • 8 everything bagel bites or 2 regular sized bagels
  • 8 slices salami
  • 1/3 cup cream cheese

Preparation

1. Slice each bagel in half.

2. Spread 1 teaspoon cream cheese on each bagel bite half or 4 teaspoons cream cheese on each bagel half.

3. Place 1 piece of salami on half of the bagel bites or 4 pieces of salami on half of the bagel.

4. Top with the remaining bagel bites or bagel to create a sandwich.

5. If using the regular bagel slice into quarters.

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Hi, I’m Catherine. Mama of three. A Kentucky girl living in California. Here’s what I know: all kids can be great eaters and mealtime must be easy. I create simple, healthy recipes the whole family will love.

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5 comments

  • Tracy

    What brand(s) of salami do you like, Catherine? Thanks!

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  • Ashley

    I love simple, yummy lunch ideas like this!

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  • Samantha Denaray

    I'm also wondering what brands you recommend. We tried one and it wasn't not good at all! The cream cheese combo sounds amazing!

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  • Jaime

    Thank you for this combination, I don't know why I never thought of making out into a sandwich! Especially yummy with Whipped Cream Cheese spread with Greek Yogurt.

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  • Linda H

    Thank you for this idea! My boys love it! I use whole wheat sliders and \"flatten\" them with my fist, so it's easier to eat :). We use HEB's Italian Style Dry Salami.

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