Sweet Potato Crostini with Avocado, Pomegranate, and Caviar Lime
Sweet potato crostini! Baked sweet potato slices with avocado, Caviar lime, and pomegranate are beautiful holiday appetizers. This post has been sponsored by Fruit Stand, but all opinions are my own.
With the holidays quickly approaching, it’s time to start planning our Thanksgiving menus. I can’t think of a better place to start than a beautiful holiday appetizer. Sweet potato crostini were inspired by one of my all-time most popular recipes, Sparkling Cranberry Brie Bites.
This time though, the bites are made with all whole-food ingredients like baked sweet potato slices, mashed avocado, two types of lime (including Caviar lime!), pomegranate, and cilantro. Avocado-lime sweet potato crostini are the most wonderful combination of flavor and texture, and perfect for holiday entertaining.
Sweet potato crostini are like mini sweet potato avocado toasts. If you love avocado toast as much as I do, don’t miss our Avocado Toast ideas post.
How to Make Sweet Potato Toast Crostini
Crostini, small toasts, are traditionally made with bread such as baguette. You can check out our Authentic Tomato Bruschetta for a traditional version. This sweet potato crostini recipe, however, is loaded with even more flavor and nutrition.
You’ll need about 2 medium sized sweet potatoes to make this simple appetizer. Slice the sweet potatoes crosswise, about 1/4″ thick. Try to cut even slices, as if they are too thin, they will burn. Brush with just a little olive oil, then season with a small pinch of salt and pepper.
Bake Sweet Potato Slices
Bake the sweet potato slices until they are browned on the outside, flipping once, halfway through. Let them cool enough to handle, then they are ready to be dressed up!
Top Baked Sweet Potato Slices
There are so many possibilities when it comes to topping sweet potato toast or crostini. While some people like to use cheese such as brie or goat cheese, I love the combination of avocado and sweet potato.
A sprinkle of pomegranate arils, black salt, and lime caviar adds a pop of juicy freshness and color that makes them perfect for holiday celebrations.
What are Caviar Limes?
One ingredient that makes this sweet potato crostini really special and worthy of any holiday menu is caviar lime. You can get caviar limes shipped fresh from Good Land Organics at FruitStand.com.
When you do, you’ll get 1/2 lb. Caviar Limes (about 20 – 25 limes), a gourmet recipe card, an exotic bonus spice, and this beautiful reusable canvas bag.
Though caviar limes typically last up to one week, your order of organic caviar limes will be protected by Apeel’s plant-derived solution, which should keep them fresh up to 3 times longer.
Also known as finger lime, this unique fruit is filled with lime juice pearls that resemble caviar! The pearls can range from clear to pink! Simply cut the caviar limes in half crosswise, and gently squeeze the lime juice caviar out.
Use caviar lime wherever you’d use lime or desire a bright fresh pop of flavor. They work well on desserts, tacos, cocktails, and more.
More Beautiful Plant-Based Appetizers
- 2 medium sweet potatoes, cut into 1/4” rounds
- 1 tablespoon extra virgin olive oil
- 1 large ripe avocado
- 1 teaspoon fresh lime juice
- ¼ cup pomegranate arils
- pinch black salt
- 2 caviar limes
- ¼ cup fresh cilantro and/or micro greens, for garnish
- Preheat the oven to 400 degrees F. Link a baking sheet with
- Lay the sweet potato rounds on the baking sheet in one
layer. Brush with olive oil. Sprinkle with salt and pepper.
- Roast until browned on top, about 25 minutes. Check during
the last 10 minutes to ensure sweet potatoes aren’t burning. Reduce the
temperature to 300, flip sweet potato slices over, and roast for another 25
- Meanwhile, in a small bowl, lightly smash the avocado with
the fresh lime juice.
- To assemble the sweet potato crostini, arrange the sweet
potato slices on a serving platter. Spoon about ½ tablespoon of avocado onto
each round. Top with 3-4 pomegranate arils, and a pinch of black salt.
- Cut caviar limes in half crosswise, and gently squeeze about
1/8 teaspoon of caviar lime pearls on the top. Garnish with cilantro and/or
micro greens. Enjoy at room temperature.
Nutrition Information:Yield: 12 Serving Size: 1
Amount Per Serving: Calories: 71Total Fat: 4gSaturated Fat: 1gTrans Fat: 0gUnsaturated Fat: 3gSodium: 62mgCarbohydrates: 8gFiber: 3gSugar: 2gProtein: 2g
Nutrition information is automatically calculated by Nutritionix. I am not a nutritionist and cannot guarantee accuracy. If your health depends on nutrition information, please calculate again with your favorite calculator.