YieldsMakes 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.

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.

Ingredients

 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

Directions

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.

Avocado and Salmon Bruschetta