Vegan smoked salmon recipe (carrot lox)

  • Author: Joey
  • Prep Time: 10
  • Cook Time: 35
  • Total Time: 45


Delicious vegan smoked salmon alternative made with marinated carrots.


  • 45 medium sized carrots, peeled
  • 2 tbsp olive or flax seed oil
  • 1/2 tbsp freshly squeezed lemon juice
  • 1/2 tbsp apple cider vinegar
  • 1 tbsp tamari
  • 1 tbsp maple syrup
  • 1 tbsp liquid smoked
  • Fresh dill (to taste)
  • Capers (to taste)
  • Purple daikon slices (optional)


  1. Preheat the oven to 400F
  2. Peel the carrots and place on a sheet of parchment paper in a baking dish
  3. Brush a thin layer of olive oil on the carrots
  4. Bake for 35 minutes
  5. Remove from the oven and allow the carrots to cool
  6. Using a potato peeler, slice the carrots into thin strips
  7. Whisk all marinade ingredients together in a bowl
  8. Combine carrots and marinade in a sealed container and leave in the fridge for 24h
  9. Serve on top of bagels* with vegan cream cheese*, fresh dill, capers, red onion slices and slices of purple daikon


*I used Vegnature Garlic & leeks and Zengarry double crème and they were both delicious! The Zengarry cheese did melt a bit so I’d recommend waiting until the bagels cool down a bit.
*I used vegan bagels from Inewa