Avocado And Shrimp Crostini Recipe
Avocado and Shrimp Crostini Recipe – fast and easy to make, perfect for a healthy snack and great for a party.
Crunchy bread, mashed avocado and lightly seasoned shrimp – I can totally call these avocado and shrimp crostini lunch or dinner, too!
I’m a huge fan of avocado toast, and this time I made it in its mini version – crostini!
This was my dinner on Monday, when I was too lazy to cook!
The weather on Sunday and Monday was pretty warm for this time of the year, in the 40s.
We got some sun, yay! I spent a lot of time outdoors with my dog, who is recovering from a knee surgery!
It kind of felt like spring is around the corner, even though it is not!
We still have a couple more months with chilly weather.
Can’t wait for the temperatures to warm up.
You can definitely make this appetizer for game day this weekend.
It requires minimal cooking time and tastes delicious.
The avocado – shrimp combination is a winner!
Have a great day everyone!
Avocado and Shrimp Crostini Recipe
- 1 baguette — , cut into 1/2 inch slices
- 2 tbsp olive oil for drizzling
For the shrimp:
- 2 tbsp olive oil
- 1 lb shrimp — , deveined, tail on
- 2 tbsp olive oil
- 1/2 tsp salt — , or more if needed
- 1/2 tsp black pepper
- 1/2 tsp paprika
- 1/2 tsp garlic powder
- 1/8 tsp cayenne pepper
- juice from 1/2 lemon
For the avocado spread:
- 2 large ripe avocados — , mashed
- juice from 1 lime
- salt and pepper to taste
- 1 small garlic clove — , pressed (optional)
- parsley for garnishing
Preheat oven to 350F.
Line a baking sheet with parchment paper. Spray with cooking spray. Bake baguette slices for 10-15 minutes, until golden. Take out of the oven and drizzle with a just a little olive oil.
Season shrimp with salt, pepper, paprika, cayenne and garlic powder.
Heat olive oil in a skillet over medium heat. Cook shrimp for 1-2 minutes per side, until pink. Transfer to a serving plate and squeeze juice from 1/2 lemon over shrimp.
In a bowl mash avocado and season with salt, pepper and lime juice. Add garlic if you'd like.
Spread mashed avocado over baked bread and then top each piece with shrimp.
Garnish with parsley.
Nutrition InformationCalories: 211, Fat: 13g, Saturated Fat: 1g, Cholesterol: 95mg, Sodium: 520mg, Potassium: 215mg, Carbohydrates: 13g, Fiber: 2g, Protein: 10g, Vitamin A: 105%, Vitamin C: 5%, Calcium: 75%, Iron: 1.6%
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Mmm I could definitely make a meal out of this crostini! I love the creative combination, Mira! Avocados are my favorite, and so is shrimp, so this is just perfect. And I love the ease of it, too! Pinned!
This is such a classy party snack, Mira. It would also make an incredible meal. You’ve got all your needed food groups here. It’s gorgeous, too!
Thank you for the lovely recipe
Avocado on toast is always my go-to quick breakfast or lunch, but I love how you have jazzed it up. Perfect to serve at a party too.
I’ll take any excuse to enjoy avocado! It sounds wonderful on top of crostini with shrimp!
I’m also a huge fan of avocado toast, it’s my go-to lunch when I’m too lazy to cook 🙂 These little toasts are a hit – I bet they disappear from the party table really fast!
Well isn’t this just a little two bites of heaven! I’m also a big fan of avocado toast and adding that beautiful shrimp to it is the proverbial cherry on top! Excellent app! Pinning for sure!
Even though these look marvelous, I’ll be watching the Puppy Bowl! Opps. The presentation here is fabulous, I’m saving this one for my daughters Birthday party next week, I need some good apps!!! Lovely photo’s as always!!!
Mira, I LOVE shrimp, avocados and crostini. . so this recipe is winning!!!! I can’t believe I have never done this!!!!
I want this to be my dinner every night, Mira! So gorgeous and I LOVE how easy these crostini are! Now THIS is how avocado toast needs to roll! Cheers, dear!
I love shrimp and avocado together and you’ve created a tasty, yet simple dish.
Everything about this is appealing! From its delicious flavor combination to it’s inviting appearance! Love, love, love!
That looks AMAZING!!!! The hubby and I have been putting avocado on EVERYTHING recently! hehe! – http://www.domesticgeekgirl.com
Mira, this looks amazing! I’m a huge fan of shrimp and avocado in salads, but I’ve never considered making them into a crostini! I’m all about the crostini lately and this is totally going on my list!
I cannot wait for the weather to warm up either! Hope your doggies knee heals up quick. And, Mira, this appetizer is gorgeous – ALMOST too gorgeous to eat! Loving the shrimp and avocado combo!
I don’t have many dinner parties, but if I did, this is the kind of thing I would love to serve!! They look delicious 😀
Thank you Mira for linking up these delicious Avocado And Shrimp Crostini Recipe at the Creative Muster Party and hope you’ll stop by Tuesday night at 6 pm EST to party with us again! Shared on Facebook with my followers, I know they’re going to love them. 🙂
Thanks so much for sharing Heather!!!!
Will be back to the party next week!
This looks very interesting…
I think I might have a clarification on step 2 though, was surprised no one mentioned it in comments. I assume we are putting the baguette slices on the parchment paper to bake for that 10 – 15 minutes.
Will have to get a baguette and some avocadoes and try this out. We have shrimp in the freezer.
How far in advance can you assemble these? Does the avocado turn brown and does the avocado spread make the bread soggy. Looks delicious!
Yes, the avocado will turn brown in 1 hour. The bread will get a little soggy. I don’t recommend making it in advance, sorry!
Such a delicious and easy to make snack!