Avocado Caprese

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Category (vegan): Appetizer , Gluten-free
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Recipe Servings4
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Recipe Prep time10 mins
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Avocado Caprese


2 large red or yellow tomatoes (heirloom varieties if available)
1 large avocado, ripe but not too soft
20 large basil leaves
6 tablespoon balsamic vinegar (dark for red tomatoes, white for yellow ones)
freshly milled coarse sea salt and black pepper to taste


Slice tomatoes into 1/4-inch rounds and divide among 4 plates. Place 1 basil leaf atop each piece of tomato.

Sprinkle tomatoes and basil with 1 1/2 tablespoon of vinegar per plate.

Slice avocado into 1/4-inch slices and place slices on top of each tomato round.

Sprinkle all with salt and pepper. Enjoy immediately.

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1 comment

Arugula Catering Co.
Arugula Catering Co.
  • vegetarian
Posted on 02 / 06 / 2012 report abuse
We really like the creamy substitution of the Avocado for the traditional cheese. This change has kept the integrity and simplicity of the regional salad from Capri. This is not only a thoughtful change, but an easy one to present if your guest list is mixed and are not ethically or dietarily challenge into a change. Cheers!

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