Crostini with Cucumber, Smoked Salmon and Dill

Crostini with Cucumber, Smoked Salmon and Dill

Elegant and simple appetizer or snack.
Course Appetizer
Prep Time 20 minutes
Total Time 20 minutes


  • 1 French baguette
  • 2 tbsp olive oil
  • 3/4 to 1 package cream cheese
  • 1 tsp lemon zest
  • 1 tbsp lemon juice
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • 3 tbsp fresh dill (reserve 1 tbsp for topping)
  • 1 cucumber
  • 6 - 8 oz smoked salmon
  • fresh ground pepper


  • Preheat oven to 375°. Arrange bread slices in a single layer on a rimmed baking sheet; brush top of each slice with olive oil. Bake 8 to 10 minutes or until toasted.
  • Combine cream cheese, lemon zest and juice, salt, and 2 tablespoons dill.
  • Spread cream cheese mixture evenly over toasts. Top each toast with 2 cucumber slices, pressing gently into cream cheese mixture. 
  • Arrange smoked salmon evenly over cucumbers. 
  • Sprinkle toasts evenly with black pepper and remaining dill.

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