Summertime Salmon Bruschetta

Summertime Salmon Bruschetta

These Summertime Salmon Bruschettas can be prepped hours in advance and refrigerated, but are quick enough to make and serve in 15 minutes. The smoked salmon brings rich deep flavor, making a memorable appetizer.


1 cup tomato, seeded and diced 1 cup cucumber, seeded and diced ½ cup yellow bell pepper, diced 1 teaspoon grated lemon zest 2 tablespoons lemon juice 2 teaspoons capers 1 clove garlic, minced ½ teaspoon salt ¼ teaspoon black pepper 1 pound smoked salmon, skin and pin bones removed 1 baguette


In a medium bowl combine tomato, cucumber, bell pepper, lemon zest (grated lemon peel), lemon juice, capers, garlic, salt and pepper; cover and refrigerate. Meanwhile, slice baguette into ¼-inch slices and toast in a 325˚F. oven for 7 to 10 minutes. Drain liquid from tomato mixture. Spoon 1-tablespoon tomato mixture on top of each toasted baguette round. Place a slice of smoked salmon on top.

Makes 2 dozen

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