This is the easiest vegan carrot lox recipe ever! Many contemporary recipes for vegan carrot lox involve a lot of steps, and in some cases, many days, to accomplish. This simplified version doesn’t even require a knife, let alone a mandoline slicer. It starts with wavy-cut carrots, which are the perfect size, shape, and thickness to serve as a lox substitute.
How did the classic trio of bagels, cream cheese, and lox come to be, and who invented it? No one really knows for sure, but it’s widely accepted that this combo is as American as apple pie.