Roasted Tomato, Avocado, and Fresh Mozzarella Crostini


Roasted tomatoes, fresh mozzarella, and avocado are layered on toasted bread in this quick and easy crostini recipe everyone loves.

Prep Time:
30 mins
Cook Time:
29 mins
Total Time:
59 mins
8 crostini


  • 2 vine-ripened tomatoes, cut into 1/4-inch slices

  • ¼ cup extra-virgin olive oil, divided

  • sea salt and freshly ground black pepper to taste

  • 2 tablespoons butter

  • 8 diagonally sliced pieces baguette

  • 1 clove garlic, halved

  • 8 ounces fresh mozzarella cheese, cut into 8 thin slices

  • 1 large avocado - halved, pitted, and thinly sliced

  • ½ small lemon

  • ¼ cup roughly chopped fresh dill

  • 1 pinch flaked salt


  1. Preheat oven to 450 degrees F (230 degrees C). Line a baking sheet with parchment paper.

  2. Arrange tomato slices on the baking sheet and top with about 3 tablespoons olive oil, sea salt, and pepper.

  3. Roast in the preheated oven until tomatoes are wilted, wrinkly, and scorched in some places, 25 to 30 minutes. Set aside to cool.

  4. Heat butter in a large skillet over medium heat. Place bread slices in the skillet and cook until crisp and golden in parts, 2 to 3 minutes per side.

  5. Remove bread from skillet and rub garlic onto each slice; sprinkle sea salt over bread.

  6. Layer mozzarella cheese on the toasted bread and top with avocado slices. Sprinkle sea salt over avocado and squeeze lemon over it. Top with roasted tomatoes and dill. Drizzle remaining 1 tablespoon olive oil over crostini and sprinkle with flaked salt.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

278 Calories
22g Fat
14g Carbs
8g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 8
Calories 278
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 22g 28%
Saturated Fat 8g 39%
Cholesterol 30mg 10%
Sodium 254mg 11%
Total Carbohydrate 14g 5%
Dietary Fiber 4g 13%
Total Sugars 2g
Protein 8g
Vitamin C 13mg 67%
Calcium 183mg 14%
Iron 2mg 9%
Potassium 296mg 6%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.

(-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.

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