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California Avocado Caprese Salad

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California Avocado Caprese Salad

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Ingredients

Serving Size: 4

1 ripe, Fresh California Avocado, seeded, peeled and cut into 1/4-inch slices
2 lemons, juiced
2 ripe tomatoes, each cut into 1/4-inch slices
8 medium fresh basil leaves
1 (8-oz.) ball of fresh mozzarella cheese, cut into 1/4-inch slices
1/4 cup lemon-scented olive oil
3 Tbsp. capers, drained
As needed Sea salt, to taste
As needed Fresh ground black pepper, to taste

As with all fruits and vegetables, wash avocados before cutting.
Check out our tips for how to choose and use California Avocados.

Instructions

  1. Place avocado slices in shallow bowl and dress with lemon juice, making sure all slices are coated.
  2. On individual salad plates, layer tomato slice, fresh basil leaf, mozzarella slice and avocado slice. Repeat with a second tomato slice, fresh basil leaf, mozzarella slice and avocado slice alongside. Drizzle with lemon-scented olive oil and sprinkle capers over all. Repeat process for each plate.
  3. Season with sea salt and fresh ground black pepper, to taste.

    *Large avocados are recommended for this recipe. A large avocado averages about 8 ounces. If using smaller or larger size avocados adjust the quantity accordingly.
Nutrition information per serving

Per serving: 380 calories; 31 grams fat (11 sat, 13.5 mono, 2 poly); 40.5 mg cholesterol; 575 mg sodium; 10.5 grams carbohydrate; 2 grams fiber; 14 grams protein

*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 Calorie diet. Your Daily Values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

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