Bacon Tomato Avocado Canapes (VIDEO)

Recipe for Bacon Tomato Avocado Canapes. Toasted crunchy baguette slices topped with a smooth avocado spread, crispy bacon, and tomatoes.

The perfect recipe for a lazy lunch, brunch with girlfriends or family get-togethers.

Bacon Tomato Avocado Canapes on a tray topped with tomato and bacon.

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My husband travels to different countries on missions trips. Well, the first time he went to Haiti, he came back with a serious love for avocados. He would just each them like they were apples. Grossed me out, LOL. I tried a small piece and nope, not me, but thanks for the generous offer, you’re too kind for words. Fast forward a few years, I love avocados. I am not sure what it is about them and can’t tell you what happened to change my mind but we always have fresh avocados at home now.

One day, I was craving a BLT sandwich and didn’t have lettuce and so I used what I had on hand and that is where these canapes were born. The creaminess of the avocado mixture, spread over toasted bread with crispy bacon and tomatoes will leave you oh so satisfied. Like for reals! Prepare to be WOWED by this Bacon Tomato Avocado Canapes recipe. 🙂

If you also enjoy avocado then you need to try the Summer Salad with a Homemade Avocado Dressing or the Bacon Avocado Tomato Chipotle Sandwich. 

NOTE: This is one of the very first recipes I posted, I am just adding a video to it and bumping the post up. Can you tell which pictures are from the original post and which are new? What a different experience makes (not that I’m saying I’m such a professional now, not at all.). :0)

Bacon avocado canapes on a platter.

How to Make Bacon Tomato Avocado Canapes:

These avocado canapes are so easy to make.

  • Slice bread and toast until crispy. Cool bread.
  • Cut bacon into small pieces and cook. Cool completely before adding to canapes.
  • Prepare creamy avocado spread by combining the avocado, lemon juice, garlic, and cream cheese.
  • Slice tomatoes.
  • To assemble; generously spread avocado on the toast, add few slices of tomatoes and bacon pieces.
  • Enjoy immediately.

NOTE: These don’t do well if prepared in advance as the avocado will brown.

I like to use a small spatula to spread the creamy avocado mixture.

Close up of a canape on a marble board.

These avocado canapes are great to serve at a potluck or parties as an appetizer.

Other great appetizers to enjoy Warm Canapes, Avocado Egg Tuna Sandwich, and the Fried Zucchini.

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5 from 2 votes

Avocado Bacon and Tomato Canapes

Toasted bread slices with a creamy avocado spread, fresh tomatoes and bacon bits. The perfect appetizer for parties. 
Prep Time15 mins
Cook Time8 mins
Total Time23 mins
Course: Appetizer's
Cuisine: American
Keyword: avocado canapes
Servings: 24 canapes
Calories: 142kcal
Author: Valentina's Corner

Ingredients

  • 12 oz baguette, sliced
  • 16 oz bacon, cooked
  • 4 or 5 campari tomatoes, sliced
  • 1 large avocado
  • 2 oz cream cheese
  • salt & pepper. to taste
  • 2 tsp fresh lemon or lime juice
  • 1 garlic clove, minced
  • cilantro, optional

Instructions

  • Slice baguette into 24 slices.
  • Bake in preheated oven to 365˚F for about 8-10 minutes. Set aside to completely cool.
  • Cut bacon into small pieces and fry until golden. Transfer to a plate lined with a paper towel.
  • Combine avocado, cream cheese, lime juice, and garlic. Add salt and pepper to taste.
  • Slice the tomato into 4 slices, depending on how large the tomato is.
  • Generously spread the creamy avocado mixture onto each slice of baguette.
  • Add the tomato slices, about 2 or 3 halves onto each baguette.
  • Add bacon pieces. If desired add freshly chopped cilantro or parsley (optional).

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Show 14 Comments
  • Erin Clarkson 12/22/2017, 10:21 pm Link Reply

    yummmm! avo is my fave but avo with bacon is the best ever

    • admin 12/23/2017, 12:34 pm Link Reply

      Totally agree, Erin. The perfect combination. 🙂

  • Richa Gupta 12/22/2017, 8:37 am Link Reply

    Wow these look incredible!

    • admin 12/23/2017, 12:36 pm Link Reply

      Thank you so much, Richa! 🙂

  • Jocelyn (Grandbaby Cakes) 12/20/2017, 5:18 pm Link Reply

    Love these!! Thanks for sharing!!!

    • admin 12/20/2017, 11:29 pm Link Reply

      Love them too, Jocelyn. They are delicious. 🙂

  • Tanya 12/03/2017, 8:22 pm Link Reply

    Thank you sweetie for sharing! Very yummy, loved it!♡

    • admin 12/04/2017, 7:39 am Link Reply

      Glad you loved this easy yet delicious recipe. Really appreciate the feedback, it’s a big help when you guys comment. 🙂

  • Oksana 11/28/2017, 5:15 pm Link Reply

    On my list for the Christmas party

    • admin 11/29/2017, 10:19 pm Link Reply

      I hope you love them as much as we do, Oksana. 🙂

  • Oksanka 03/26/2014, 8:09 am Link Reply

    These canapes are amazing…I made them for a baby shower and everyone loved them. Like to try out new things especially for big gatherings. Keep them coming.

    • admin 03/27/2014, 7:26 pm Link Reply

      Oksanka,
      Awe, thank you sweetie. I am like you I like to try new things, especially for family gatherings. Me happy thee approved;)..

  • inna 01/25/2014, 4:15 pm Link Reply

    Will have to try these soon:) I love avocados. They have this amazing buttery taste.

    • admin 01/25/2014, 8:21 pm Link Reply

      Innka,
      You should try it:). Super good..

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