California Avocado Caprese Salad

Nutrition Facts

Nutrition information
per serving

Calories 380
Total Fat 31g
Saturated Fat 11g
Trans Fat 0g
Polyunsaturated Fat 2g
Monounsaturated Fat 13.5g
Cholesterol 40.5mg
Sodium 575mg
Total Carbs 10.5g
Dietary Fiber 2g
Total Sugars 0g
Protein 14g
Potassium 0mg
*The % Daily Value (DV) tells you how much a nutrient in a serving of food contributes to a daily diet. 2,000 calories a day is used for general nutrition advice.
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Serves: 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
  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.

Did You Know?

It’s actually easy to create an avocado rose. If you are setting out a spread of appetizers, add a beautiful avocado rose to elevate the appeal. Or if you are looking for more casual appetizers try these California Avocado snack recipes.

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


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