Goat Cheese, Melon, and Almond Toasts

Total Time
Prep 10 mins
Cook 2 mins

Entered for safe-keeping. From June 2012 Vegetarian Times. Elegant and different hors d'oeuvres. Topping the toasts with thin, petal-like ribbons of cantaloupe makes the hors d'oeuvres easy to eat and prevents them from getting soggy with fruit juice.

Ingredients Nutrition

  • 12 cup smoked almonds
  • 34 teaspoon smoked paprika
  • 12 lb cantaloupe, peeled and shaved into thin slices (1/8 melon)
  • 4 ounces soft fresh goat cheese
  • 12 slices crusty bread, such as baguette, sliced 1/2-inch thick, toasted


  1. Pulse almonds and paprika in food processor until almonds are coarsely chopped.
  2. Shave cantaloupe into thin slices using vegetable peeler.
  3. Spread goat cheese on toast slices. Top with melon slices, and sprinkle with chopped almond mixture.