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Toasted Bagels with Avocado-Cilantro Spread

Toasted Bagels with Avocado-Cilantro Spread

Assemble and wrap up this easy and filling sandwich for a great portable breakfast option. Lime juice keeps the avocado mixture from discoloring.

Cooking Light AUGUST 2004

  • Yield: 4 servings (serving size: 1 bagel and 1/4 cup spread)


  • 1/3 cup (3 ounces) fat-free cream cheese
  • 1/4 cup minced fresh cilantro
  • 1 small ripe avocado, peeled and seeded
  • 1 tablespoon fresh lime juice
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/8 teaspoon hot pepper sauce
  • 4 (2 1/4-ounce) whole-grain bagels, cut in half and toasted


Combine the first 3 ingredients in a medium bowl; mash with a fork until smooth. Stir in juice, salt, and hot sauce. Serve spread with bagels.

Nutritional Information

Amount per serving
  • Calories: 235
  • Calories from fat: 20%
  • Fat: 5.3g
  • Saturated fat: 0.9g
  • Monounsaturated fat: 2.9g
  • Polyunsaturated fat: 0.9g
  • Protein: 10.8g
  • Carbohydrate: 39.7g
  • Fiber: 7.4g
  • Cholesterol: 2mg
  • Iron: 2.4mg
  • Sodium: 598mg
  • Calcium: 88mg

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