Smoked Salmon and Herbed Avocado Toast

Smoked Salmon and Herbed Avocado Toast
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Servings: 8
Serving size: 2 pieces
Prep time: 15 minutes
Cooking time: 2 minutes


  • 1 medium avocado
  • 4 tablespoons finely chopped fresh dill, divided
  • 3 tablespoons finely chopped fresh chives
  • ½ teaspoon minced garlic
  • ¼ teaspoon black pepper
  • ½ tablespoon (8 milliliters) lemon juice
  • 4 slices seeded rye bread
  • 3 tablespoons thinly sliced red onion
  • 2 small radishes, thinly sliced
  • 4 ounces wild Alaskan smoked salmon


  1. Halve, pit and scoop flesh from avocado into a small mixing bowl.
  2. Add 2 tablespoons dill, chives, garlic, pepper and lemon juice and mash until smooth and combined.
  3. Toast slices of bread and lay on a clean cutting board or countertop.
  4. Top each slice with a quarter of the avocado mixture, about 2 tablespoons.
  5. Cut slices into 4 equal-sized pieces. Top each square with equal amounts of onion, radishes and salmon.
  6. Garnish each with remaining dill.

Nutrition per serving: CALORIES 112; TOTAL FAT 4g; SAT. FAT 1g; CHOL. 13mg; SODIUM 230mg; CARB. 13g; FIBER 2g; SUGARS 1g; PROTEIN 7g; POTASSIUM 185mg; PHOSPHORUS 88mg

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Emily Cooper, RD, LD, is a New Hampshire-based dietitian whose health and wellness blog, Sinful Nutrition, features recipes, fitness, and all things health related. You can also follow her on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram.