Local Smoked Ahi Bruschetta with Big Island Hearts of Palm Relish

February 1, 2019 / By Foodland

Local Smoked Ahi Bruschetta with Big Island Hearts of Palm Relish

Low in effort, but not in flavor! Made with a local favorite, KokoHead Foods Smoked Ahi Spread, this delicious pupu is sure to be a crowd pleaser at your next get together.
Course Appetizer, Snack
Cuisine Fish & Seafood
Servings 6 Servings


  • 0.25 cup diced Ho Farms Japanese cucumbers
  • 0.25 cup diced red bell peppers
  • 0.25 cup diced yellow bell peppers
  • 1 tablespoon diced red onion
  • 0.25 cup diced Big Island hearts of palm
  • 2 tablespoons of your favorite vinaigrette, such as italian
  • 1 baguette
  • 6 tablespoons olive oil
  • 1 8 ounce container KokoHead Foods Smoked Ahi Spread
  • 16 1/2 ounce slice Swiss cheese or favorite melting cheese
  • 8 sundried tomatoes in olive oil
  • chopped chives or parsley to garnish


  1. To make the Hearts of Palm Relish: In a mixing bowl, combine cucumbers, bell peppers, onion and hearts of palm. Toss with vinaigrette. Relish can be made up to two hours in advance.
  2. Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Lightly brush baguette slices with olive oil.
  3. Bake bread slices on a sheet pan for 5 to 7 minutes, until golden brown and crispy.
  4. Remove from oven and spread 1 tablespoon of Smoked Ahi Spread on each slice.
  5. Turn on your broiler setting on your oven. Top each piece with a slice of cheese. Broil until cheese is melted, about 1 minute. Remove from oven and place on serving platter.
  6. Spoon a little Hearts of Palm Relish over melted cheese, and top with a slice of tomato. Garnish with chives and serve.
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