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A Really Easy Avocado Recipe; Caprese Stuffed California Avocados

September 8, 2014
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A Really Easy Avocado Recipe; Caprese Stuffed California Avocados

The delicious, ripe goodness of a California Avocado can be added to almost any dish to take it to the next level. Take our Caprese Stuffed California Avocados for example. Everyone loves a Caprese Salad, but when you stuff Caprese inside an avocado this simple salad can take center stage. Let’s take a closer look at how to make this easy avocado recipe.

Avocado Caprese Salad

This easy avocado recipe is a real stunner, and it also has great nutritional value. Plus, California avocados provide our bodies with the good fats that it needs. While the presentation looks kind of fancy, trust me… this easy avocado recipe is simple to achieve.

Diced Ingredients: Tomatoes, Avocado, Mozzarella Cheese

Ingredients needed to make this easy avocado recipe.

There are only 7 ingredients needed to whip up our Caprese Stuffed California Avocados. You can make as many or as few as you wish. Each whole avocado will yield 2 avocado salads.

Avocado Caprese Salad Ingredients: Mozzarella Cheese, Basil, Tomatoes, Avocado
  • California ripe avocados
  • California grape or cherry tomatoes
  • Fresh basil
  • Fresh California mozzarella
  • Salt & pepper
  • Olive oil
  • Balsamic vinegar

Step-by-step how to make Caprese Stuffed California Avocados

Combine the ingredients and dust on salt and pepper

Dice up the mozzarella, California avocado, and tomatoes into bite-sized pieces. Try to keep all ingredients a consistent size.

Dust some salt and pepper over the ingredients and gently stir to combine.

Halved and pitted avocado

Cut a California avocado in half and remove the pit. 

Halved and pitted avocado filled with ingredients

Fill the cavity of the California avocado with the salad and let it overflow onto the top. Sprinkle with thinly sliced basil strips.

Completed Avocado Caprese Salad Drizzled with Balsamic Vinegar

Lightly drizzle California olive oil and a good quality balsamic over the top and enjoy!

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Caprese Stuffed California Avocados

Susan Philips
This is an easy avocado recipe that is a real show-stopper! Easy, fast, and totally delicious. Plus, you can adjust the recipe easily to make as many or as few as you need,
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Prep Time 10 mins
Course Appetizer, Salad
Cuisine American, Italian
Servings 4 servings
Calories 244 kcal

Ingredients
  

  • 2 California Avocados
  • 1/4 cup grape tomatoes
  • 1/4 cup fresh mozzarella balls in water drained
  • 1 tablespoon fresh basil
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 1 tablespoon Balsamic vinegar

Instructions
 

  • Dice up the mozzarella, California avocado, and tomatoes into bite sized pieces. Try to keep all ingredients a consistent size.
  • Dust some salt and pepper on the ingredients and gently stir to combine.
  • Cut a California avocado in half and remove the pit.
  • Fill the cavity of the California avocado with the salad and let it overflow onto the top.
  • Sprinkle with thinly sliced basil strips. Lightly drizzle olive oil and balsamic over the top and enjoy!

Nutrition

Calories: 244kcalCarbohydrates: 10gProtein: 3gFat: 23gSaturated Fat: 4gPolyunsaturated Fat: 3gMonounsaturated Fat: 15gCholesterol: 2mgSodium: 13mgPotassium: 516mgFiber: 7gSugar: 2gVitamin A: 251IUVitamin C: 11mgCalcium: 37mgIron: 1mg
Keyword avocado, avocado salad, canned whole tomatoes, caprese, easy avocado recipe
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The Best Ways To Use Avocado In Recipes

If you are anything like us you are always looking for new and unique ways to use avocado in recipes. We’ve rounded up some of the most innovative, delicious recipes from our California Creators that use avocado in really unique ways.

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