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California Avocado Caprese Salad

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Nutritional Highlights (per serving)

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380
Calories
31 g
Total Fat
2 g
Dietary Fiber
14 g
Protein
10.5 g
Total Carbs

Ingredients

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

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