Prosciutto & Avocado Crostini

Prosciutto & Avocado Crostini Photo: Travis Rathbone


  • 1 whole-wheat demi baguette, sliced
  • 2 teaspoons Dijon mustard
  • 1/4 cup olive oil
  • 1 teaspoon red-wine vinegar
  • 1/4 pound prosciutto, thinly sliced
  • 1 avocado, sliced
  • 16 sprigs watercress
  • 2 ounces Parmesan, slivered
  • Black pepper
  • 1 lemon, halved


1. Heat oven to 375°F. Arrange bread on baking sheet; toast 8 minutes.

2. Combine Dijon, oil, and vinegar. Brush onto bread. Top with next 5 ingredients (through pepper). Squeeze lemon over it.

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  • The saltiness of the prosciutto and the creaminess of the avocado make Prosciutto & Avocado Crostini downright irresistible.
  • Yield: Makes: 16 toasts (serving size: 1 toast)

Nutritional Information

Calories per serving: 101
Fat per serving: 6.6g
Saturated fat per serving: 1.5g
Monounsaturated fat per serving: 3.6g
Polyunsaturated fat per serving: 0.6g
Protein per serving: 5g
Carbohydrate per serving: 6g
Fiber per serving: 1g
Cholesterol per serving: 9mg
Iron per serving: 1mg
Sodium per serving: 264mg
Calcium per serving: 57mg

Good to Know

Just about any Italian combo taste great on crostini, but something about the saltiness of the prosciutto and the creaminess of the avocado, make this particular duo downright irresistible.