Festive Finger Food with Smoked Salmon and Olives


These easy-to-make canapes are the perfect finger food for a cocktail party, New Year's, or during the Christmas festivities. They look very elegant and are simply delicious.

Prep Time:
20 mins
Total Time:
20 mins
20 servings


  • 6 ounces smoked salmon

  • 1 ripe avocado, halved and pitted

  • 1 teaspoon lemon juice

  • 5 slices dark square pumpernickel bread, quartered

  • 2 sprigs finely chopped fresh dill, or to taste

  • 1 cucumber, thinly sliced

  • 20 toothpicks

  • 10 black olives, pitted and halved


  1. Cut smoked salmon into squares the size of the pumpernickel bread. Mash avocado and lemon juice together with a fork in a small bowl. Spread a thin layer of mashed avocado on each pumpernickel piece, cover with a piece of smoked salmon, and sprinkle with dill. Secure cucumber slices onto bread squares with toothpicks and stick half an olive on top.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

51 Calories
2g Fat
5g Carbs
3g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 20
Calories 51
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 2g 3%
Saturated Fat 0g 2%
Cholesterol 2mg 1%
Sodium 143mg 6%
Total Carbohydrate 5g 2%
Dietary Fiber 1g 5%
Total Sugars 0g
Protein 3g
Vitamin C 2mg 8%
Calcium 12mg 1%
Iron 1mg 3%
Potassium 102mg 2%

* 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.