California Avocado Caprese Salad

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

*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.

Peak California Avocado season generally is spring-summer. Look for California on the label to ensure you are selecting fresh avocados grown close to home. For more recipes visit