Appetizer Toast Recipes

Find healthy appetizer toast recipes such as crostini, cheese toast and more from the food and nutrition experts at EatingWell.com.

Staff Picks

Tomato-Cheddar Cheese Toast

Rating: 4.5 stars 2
A perfect soup pairing or an easy snack, this healthy cheese toast recipe features fresh tomatoes, salty Cheddar cheese and cracked pepper atop slices of crusty bread
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By Breana Lai Killeen, M.P.H., RD

Canapés with Peach, Sage & Prosciutto

Rating: 5 stars 2
There are endless ways to change up these canapés--plums and tarragon, cherries and mint, apricots and chervil. Mix 6 ounces of softened goat cheese with 1 tablespoon honey if you can't find honey chèvre.

Smoked Tuna Spread Canapés

Need an appetizer for your next cocktail party? Look no further than these easy canapés. A blend of smoked tuna and seasoned cream cheese is stacked with crisp cucumber slices atop crunchy almond crackers in an appetizer that your guests will be reaching for first.

Smoked Salmon & Avocado Toasts

Rating: 3 stars 2
They would have been canapés back in 1979--today they're trendy avocado toasts. Let your guests creatively customize their nibbles by setting out an array of garnishes for this healthy appetizer.
By Katie Webster

Cherry Tomato & Strawberry Bruschetta

These topped toasts get a sweet-salty punch from the addition of strawberries and ricotta salata—a firm, saltier version of ricotta cheese. Look for it with other specialty cheeses at the supermarket, or substitute Parmigiano-Reggiano or pecorino.
By Judy Kim

Avocado Tea Sandwiches

Rating: 4 stars 1
Avocado Tea Sandwiches
By EatingWell Test Kitchen

Avocado & Salsa Cracker

Avocado and salsa team up for a zesty Southwest-inspired topping on a whole grain crispbread. This snack is packed with fiber, veggies, and healthy fats, and it takes just minutes to put together.

Mini Sandwiches with Fig & Brie

Turn the basics of a cheese board into adorable mini grilled cheese sandwiches for a satisfying appetizer.

Bruschetta Caprese

Rating: 5 stars 1
This bruschetta caprese has tons of fresh flavor from tomatoes, basil and mozzarella, with a splash of balsamic vinegar pulling everything together. Don't skip the step of letting the tomatoes drain before mixing! The salt infuses flavor while drawing out moisture so the toasts won't get soggy before serving.
Julia Levy
By Julia Levy

Radish Tea Sandwiches with Creamy Dill Spread

In this radish tea sandwich recipe with a creamy dill spread, the delicate tea sandwiches are served open-face to show off the pretty sliced radishes on top.
By EatingWell Test Kitchen

Veggie Bruschetta

Rating: 1 stars 1
This healthy appetizer features roasted vegetables on whole grain bread.

Pomegranate, Cranberry & Brie Bruschetta

Rating: 5 stars 1
Make this simple festive appetizer for your holiday guests. Toasted baguette slices with creamy, melted brie are topped with an orange-cranberry-pomegranate mixture--each bite delivers an explosion of flavor and texture!
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Inspiration and Ideas

6 Ricotta Toast Recipes That Are Perfect for Any Time of Day
Tell avocado toast to step aside—there's a new open-face sandwich in town.
Lemon Ricotta Cheese Toast
Creamy ricotta and lemon zest lend bright flavor to this healthy cheese toast recipe, for a perfect soup pairing or easy snack.
Ricotta Cheese Toast

This Rictta Cheese Toast uses whole grain toast crackers and reduced fat cheese for a lighter snack option.