Everything Bagel Spice Blend

This all started with a visit to my parents and I see that my father has sprinkled a spice blend on his fried eggs.  Dad, I say, what type of salt and pepper is that?  He says, it’s an everything bagel spice that your sister brought me from Trader Joe’s in the States.

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My dad showing off his fried eggs with everything bagel spice!

So I try it on my eggs and this goes beyond salt and pepper.  The bite of garlic and onion flakes give it a wow factor, blended with sesame and poppy seeds (and of course, salt).  And the flavour reminds me of all the everything bagels that I have ever had!trader joe's bagel seasoning

I head back home and pick up some bagels at the local bagel outlet and this is what their everything bagel looked like.  It was tasty but I missed the garlic and the salt.

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There are lots of everything bagel spice blends but I have found this one from The Kitchn website:

Everything Bagel Spice Blend

to share with you.   Equal parts of poppy seeds, onion flakes, garlic flakes, toasted sesame seeds and salt.  All ingredients can be found at a bulk food store.

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Simple as that.  You could substitute some of the white sesame seeds with black sesame seeds if you want more visual variety but for taste, this is not necessary.

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I sprinkled my everything spice blend on my plain toasted bagel with cream cheese.   Great taste….great memories.

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And in a few bites it was gone.

This blend will keep in a sealed jar in the cupboard.  Sprinkle on eggs, toast, cheese, or even hummus.  Enjoy!

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4 comments

  1. Cathy Levine · · Reply

    Thanks Shelley…..I use Trader Joe’s all the time. My favorite is to sprinkle on small Roasted Greek Potatoes …….yummy !

    1. Another brilliant idea for the blend! Thanks, Cathy!

  2. Ellen Gelman · · Reply

    mmmmm delish! love it

    1. Thanks, Ellen. It’s such a versatile blend!

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