Prosciutto & Avocado Crostini

Photo: Travis Rathbone
The saltiness of the prosciutto and the creaminess of the avocado make Prosciutto & Avocado Crostini downright irresistible.


Makes: 16 toasts (serving size: 1 toast)

Recipe Time

Prep: 10 Minutes
Cook: 8 Minutes

Nutritional Information

Calories 101
Fat 6.6 g
Satfat 1.5 g
Monofat 3.6 g
Polyfat 0.6 g
Protein 5 g
Carbohydrate 6 g
Fiber 1 g
Cholesterol 9 mg
Iron 1 mg
Sodium 264 mg
Calcium 57 mg


1 whole-wheat demi baguette, sliced
2 teaspoons Dijon mustard
1/4 cup olive oil
1 teaspoon red-wine vinegar
1/4 pound prosciutto, thinly sliced
1 avocado, sliced
16 sprigs watercress
2 ounces Parmesan, slivered
Black pepper
1 lemon, halved


1. Heat oven to 375°F. Arrange bread on baking sheet; toast 8 minutes.

2. Combine Dijon, oil, and vinegar. Brush onto bread. Top with next 5 ingredients (through pepper). Squeeze lemon over it.


Sarah Copeland,


December 2012
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