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School Lunch Bagel Sandwich


"This sandwich mixes the goodness of bagels with the crunch of dill pickles. I came up with this sandwich for my son who loves bagels and cream cheese but I felt his favorite needed something extra to really make it a lunch. This is kid-tested good, and you can alter the veggies according to what your child likes."
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15 m servings 474 cals
Original recipe yields 1 servings (1 sandwich)


  • Calories:
  • 474 kcal
  • 24%
  • Fat:
  • 16 g
  • 25%
  • Carbs:
  • 66.8g
  • 22%
  • Protein:
  • 20 g
  • 40%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 44 mg
  • 15%
  • Sodium:
  • 1055 mg
  • 42%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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  • * Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
  • ** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.
  • (-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.

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  1. Spread the cream cheese on the toasted bagel. Layer the Cheddar cheese, pickle slices, carrot, and lettuce onto one half of the bagel, then top with the remaining bagel half. Cut the sandwich in half and wrap with plastic wrap or aluminum foil. Place the sandwich in a lunch bag with an ice pack.

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  1. 31 Ratings

Most helpful positive review

Great sandwich! I used laughing cow herb and garlic spread and light Cheddar cheese. I also used an onion bagel that I lightly toasted - this was perfect for a light lunch.

Most helpful critical review

I'm only giving this 3 stars. I just didn't like it as much as other people did.

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Great sandwich! I used laughing cow herb and garlic spread and light Cheddar cheese. I also used an onion bagel that I lightly toasted - this was perfect for a light lunch.

Made as directed the 1st time. Well, minus the cheese (personal preference). Really enjoyed. Had again tonight for a light supper and made a few variations as to some fresh veggies I needed t...

This sandwich is now trucker approved as well!LOL I made this for my husband a few days ago. The veg crisper was full so I added a some bell pepper and tomato slices as well, and the bagelwich...

Very, very, VERY good. I made this sandwich as a snack and absolutely LOVED it. *end excessive CAPS use lol* I'm making it again as we speak :)

Very tasty, a nice change from the usual ham sandwich I take to work. I used garden vegetable cream cheese and it tasted great!

Very delicious! I did not toast my bagel, but I wish I would have. It got a little soggy after sitting for while without toasting. I used a sesame bagel, low-fat garden vegetable cream cheese, s...

Nice little sandwich--something I might have done on my own, but with mustard, not cream cheese. I had some leftover cream cheese, though, and thought I'd try it. I only had meunster, not ched...

Just what I needed today to round out a lunch of Taco Soup. I cut this one sandwich in half to share with my husband. I used an Everything Bagel and I added a couple slices fresh tomato and I ma...

Made this recipe as written and the whole family thought it was great! Will definitely be sending this to school in my kids' lunch.