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The Hirshon ‘Everything Bagel’ Seasoning Blend

The Hirshon ‘Everything Bagel’ Seasoning Blend

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Units Scale
  • 1/3 cup white sesame seeds
  • 1/3 cup nigella (aka charnushka or onion seeds) – these are an optional TFD addition, replace them with caraway seeds for a more classic recipe
  • 2/3 cup poppy seeds
  • 1/3 cup ajwain seeds (TFD affectation, but it’s delicious – omit for a more classic blend and replace with black sesame seeds)
  • 2/3 cup dried, minced onion (not onion powder)
  • 2/3 cup dried, minced garlic (not garlic powder)
  • 5/8 cup Maldon flaked sea salt
  • 1 Tbsp. fennel pollen


  1. Preheat oven to 325°. Spread sesame seeds in a pie pan and bake, shaking twice, until light golden, 7 to 8 minutes. Pour into a bowl.
  2. In a frying pan over medium heat, toast the following in turn until fragrant and slightly darker, and add to bowl: poppy seeds, 5 minutes; nigella seeds, 2 minutes; ajwain seeds, 1 minute.
  3. Stir in dried onion flakes, dried garlic flakes, fennel pollen and sea salt. Stir before using.
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  • Cook Time: 0 hours


  • Calories: 276.48 kcal
  • Sugar: 2.72 g
  • Sodium: 252.35 mg
  • Fat: 17.39 g
  • Saturated Fat: 1.99 g
  • Trans Fat: 0.0 g
  • Carbohydrates: 25.86 g
  • Fiber: 11.12 g
  • Protein: 10.23 g
  • Cholesterol: 0.0 mg