Bagels and Lox Platter

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The next time you want to serve bagels and lox step up your game with this ultimate bagel and lox platter.  Filled with a unique homemade beet gravlax.  Flavored cream cheese and loads of gorgeous garnish. 

Ingredients

  • Assortment of bagels
  • Cream cheese
  • Avocado
  • Red onions
  • Lemon
  • Grapes
  • Mint
  • Capers
  • Veggies
  • Feta
  • Sun-dried tomatoes
  • Beet root salmon gravlax

Preparation

1. Make beetroot salmon gravlax.  Grate 2-4 beets, zest an orange and crush 1 tablespoon coriander seeds and place in a large bowl.  Add ¾ cup sugar, ½ cup coarse kosher salt and 2 tablespoons rum.  Coat 1 pound of raw salmon fillet with skin with the mixture and wrap tightly.  Keep in fridge for 2-5 days to cure. Remove marinade, slice and serve. 

2. Mix cream cheese with chipped sun-dried tomatoes and fresh mint leaves. 

3. Mix feat cubes with chopped olives, fresh dill, and chopped chili peppers. 

4. Assemble platter with fresh bagels.  Cheese spreads in bowls.  Sliced gravalax.  Fresh grapes.  Sliced avocado.  Sliced cucumbers. Fresh herbs. Pickled red onion.  Capers.  Pesto.  Halved cherry tomatoes.  Olives, sun-dried tomatoes, lemon slices, etc.