Elevate your lunch game with caprese-stuffed avocados

by | Mar 23, 2024 | Food and Recipes

This delightful recipe not only brings together the creamy goodness of avocados from Mexico but also packs a punch of freshness with a caprese twist. Perfect as a healthy and filling lunch, snack or appetizer, this dish is as easy to make as it is delicious.

Caprese-Stuffed Avocados

Prep time: 15 minutes
Makes: 4 servings

Ingredients:

  • 2 large avocados from Mexico, peeled, halved and pitted
  • ½ cup (125 ml) baby mozzarella balls
  • ½ cup (125 ml) baby tomatoes, halved
  • 2 tbsp (30 ml) extra virgin olive oil
  • 2 tbsp (30 ml) basil pesto (homemade or store-bought)
  • 2 tbsp (30 ml) freshly chopped basil, plus extra for garnish
  • Pepper and flaky Maldon salt to taste
  • Balsamic glaze (homemade or store-bought)

Directions:

  1. Peel, halve and pit the avocados, ensuring to keep the flesh intact.
  2. In a small bowl, combine mozzarella, tomatoes, olive oil, pesto, basil, salt and pepper. Mix gently.
  3. Arrange the avocados on a plate and generously fill them with the caprese mixture.
  4. Drizzle with balsamic glaze and top with additional basil.

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