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Avocado and Salmon Bruschetta

Yield Makes 16 appetizers (serving size: 1 bruschetta)
Notes: We like seeded multigrain bread for these appetizers; assemble them up to 1 hour ahead; drizzle avocado with lemon juice to retain color.


  • 4 slices whole-wheat bread
  • 1 tablespoon prepared pesto
  • 1 avocado (about 10 oz; see notes)
  • 1/2 cup shredded lettuce or sprouts (optional)
  • 1 to 2 oz. smoked salmon or trout, flaked
  • salt
  • fresh-ground pepper

Nutrition Information

  • calories 60
  • caloriesfromfat 60 %
  • protein 2.2 g
  • fat 4 g
  • satfat 0.9 g
  • carbohydrate 4.9 g
  • fiber 0.9 g
  • sodium 89 mg
  • cholesterol 2.2 mg

How to Make It

  1. Toast bread. Spread pesto on one side of each slice. Pit, peel, and thinly slice avocado. Arrange avocado on bread slices, then cut each slice into quarters. Top with shredded lettuce or sprouts (optional), and smoked salmon or trout. Sprinkle with salt and pepper.