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California Avocado Caprese Salad

California Avocado Caprese Salad

Category: Side Dish     Makes 2-4 servings

 Ingredients:

  • 1 ripe avocado, halved, seeded, peeled and cut into ¼-inch slices
  • 2 lemons, juiced
  • 2 ripe tomatoes, each cut into ¼-inch slices
  • ¼ cup lemon-scented olive oil
  • 3 tablespoons capers, drained
  • Sea Salt, to taste
  • Fresh ground black pepper, to taste

Instructions:

  • Place avocado slices in shallow bowl and dress with lemon juice, making sure all slices are coated.
  •  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
  •  Season with sea salt and fresh ground black pepper, to taste

Note: Large avocados are recommended for this recipe. A large avocado averages about 8 ounces. If using smaller or large size avocados adjust the quantity accordingly.