California Avocado Caprese Salad

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Nutritional Highlights (per serving)

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31 g
Total Fat
10.5 g
Total Carbs
14 g
40.5 mg


Serves: 4
  ripe, Fresh California Avocado, seeded, peeled and cut into 1/4-inch slices
  lemons, juiced
  ripe tomatoes, each cut into 1/4-inch slices
  medium fresh basil leaves
  (8-oz.) ball of fresh mozzarella cheese, cut into 1/4-inch slices
1/4  cup  lemon-scented olive oil
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


  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.
Calories 380
Total Fat 31 g
Trans Fat 0 g
Saturated Fat 11 g
Monounsaturated Fat 13.5 g
Polyunsaturated Fat 2 g
Total Carbs 10.5 g
Dietary Fiber 2 g
Total Sugar 0 g
Protein 14 g
Cholesterol 40.5 mg
Sodium 575 mg
Potassium 0 mg
*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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