Appetizer Toast Recipes

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

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Smoked Salmon & Avocado Toasts

Rating: 5 stars 1
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.

Pear & Camembert Crostini

Rating: 4 stars 1
Up your appetizer game with this fruit-topped cheese crostini recipe. Warm preserves give the pears a shiny glaze and prevent them from browning.

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

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.

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!

Smoked Salmon Cheese Toast

Perfect with soup or as an easy snack, this healthy cheese toast recipe pairs reduced-fat cream cheese (Neufchâtel), smoked salmon and dill on top of crusty bread.

Apricot Canapes

Rating: 3.82 stars 5
These sweet and savory bites are like a cheese course in a bite.

Caramelized Onion & Shrimp Bruschetta

Rating: 4.5 stars 1
Caramelized onion and golden raisins add sweet balance to shrimp in this easy bruschetta. It can be assembled in just a few minutes if you make the onion spread ahead of time. For a vegetarian option, serve topped with crumbled feta.

Caramelized Onion & Goat Cheese Toast

Rating: 3 stars 3
Sweet caramelized onions and creamy goat cheese team up in this easy yet elegant dish that makes a great appetizer or side with soup or salad.

Avocado Tea Sandwiches

Rating: 4.33 stars 1
Avocado Tea Sandwiches

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.

Cucumber Hummus Sandwiches

Cucumber tea sandwiches get a low-carb makeover when you skip the bread and add high-protein hummus.
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Inspiration and Ideas

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Mini Sandwiches with Fig & Brie
Turn the basics of a cheese board into adorable mini grilled cheese sandwiches for a satisfying appetizer.
Goat Cheese Crostini with Fig Compote
Rating: 5 stars
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Here, dried figs are simmered in just enough liquid so they soften into a thick jam. Try stirring the leftover compote into your yogurt or oatmeal the next day.