Avocado and Tomato Caprese Salad

Caprese salad is a fresh and classic salad of summer. It is simple to make and looks beautiful on a table. Avocados add another layer of creaminess and flavor. Use the mozzarella that come vacuum sealed in tubes ot the kind that comes in small balls cured in water. Serves 4.


2 medium tomatoes sliced
1 fresh mozzarella log, 8 ounces, sliced
1 whole avocado, peeled, pitted, and sliced
1/4 cup olive oil
1/4 cup balsamic vinegar
1/4 cup basil leaves, packed
salt and pepper, to taste


1. Place the tomatoes alternately on a platter with mozzarella, and avocado slices.
2. Sprinkle with salt and pepper.
3. Drizzle olive oil and balsamic over the tomatoes, avocados, and mozzarella.
4. Garnish with plenty of fresh basil leaves.

Author: Rachael Daylong

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