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

Ingredients

  • 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

Instructions

  • 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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