How to Make Texas Toast Tapas
Entertaining doesn’t always mean preparing a multi-course spread! Next time you have unexpected guests or a casual get-together, please the crowd with Texas Toast Tapas! These thick, hearty slices make the perfect base for a range of snacks, from sweet to savory, so let your imagination run wild! Here are a few of our favorites to get you started:
Tapas aren’t just for happy hour — snacky little bites make serving brunch a breeze, especially if you can take care of some prep work the night before.
- Prepare a shrimp frittata, reminiscent of the classic Spanish tapas, torilla, a layered egg bake. Once cool, cut it into small squares and place each square atop a slice of Texas Toast.
- Pick up some smoked salmon or roast a salmon fillet at home. Spread a piece of Texas Toast with cream cheese, then top with salmon, thinly-sliced cucumber and a sprig of dill.
- Crack an egg into a slice of Texas Toast and top with cheese for a childhood classic, Egg in a Basket!
An elegant, easy lunch is as simple as some creative ingredients arranged on Texas Toast and served on a wooden cutting board or your favorite platter.
- Make a light, vegetarian lunch of mini open-faced cucumber sandwiches with crunchy sprouts.
- Reminisce about your last seaside vacation with mini lobster roll toasts.
- Whip up a batch of fresh guacamole, then layer on thinly-sliced radishes, roasted corn and pickled jalapenos for Mexican-inspired avocado toast.
A bottle of Tempranillo or Cava and a few of these tapas will easily rival the happy hour at your favorite wine bar!
- For a fresh, light dish, prepare tuna tartare with avocado and place it atop Texas Toast.
- Cheesy breads are perfect with a glass of wine or a cold beer; try a sophisticated spinach and artichoke version.
- Cook just the filling from these chorizo, poblano peppers and potato tacos. Top slices of Texas Toast with the mix, and then add a dollop of sour cream.