SMOKED SALMON BAGELS: To assemble – Slice the bagels in half horizontally and toast. Spread 1 tablespoon of the vegetable cream cheese over each bagel half. Arrange salmon lox or smoked salmon over the cream cheese, top with capers, sliced cucumbers, tomatoes, red onion, a squeeze of lemon juice and cracked pepper to taste. Serve open face.
GARDEN VEGETABLE CREAM CHEESE: Place the cream cheese, scallions, carrot, celery, radish, salt, and pepper in the bowl of an electric mixer fitted with the paddle attachment and mix on low speed until blended.