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Caprese Stuffed Avocado

Caprese Stuffed Avocado

Caprese Stuffed Avocado

Are you looking for a delicious and refreshing vegetarian recipe? Look no further! This Caprese Stuffed Avocado is the perfect dish to satisfy your cravings. Filled with the classic flavors of a Caprese salad, this recipe takes it up a notch by stuffing ripe avocados with fresh mozzarella, juicy tomatoes, fragrant basil, and a drizzle of balsamic glaze. It's a simple yet elegant dish that is sure to impress. Let's get started!

Prep Time Cook Time Total Time Servings
10 mins 0 mins 10 mins 4 servings

Ingredients:

  • 2 ripe avocados
  • 8 ounces (225g) fresh mozzarella, diced
  • 2 medium tomatoes, diced
  • 1/4 cup (15g) fresh basil leaves, chopped
  • 2 tablespoons (30ml) balsamic glaze
  • Salt and pepper, to taste

Cooking Instructions:

  1. Slice the avocados in half lengthwise and remove the pits. Use a spoon to carefully scoop out some of the flesh, creating a larger cavity to hold the filling.

  2. In a medium bowl, combine the diced mozzarella, tomatoes, and fresh basil. Season with salt and pepper to taste. Gently toss to mix everything together.

  3. Spoon the mozzarella mixture into each avocado half, filling them generously. Press down lightly to pack the filling in.

  4. Drizzle each stuffed avocado with balsamic glaze. You can also sprinkle some additional chopped basil on top for added freshness.

  5. Serve the Caprese Stuffed Avocado immediately as a light lunch or appetizer. The creamy avocado, tangy tomatoes, and gooey mozzarella will create a burst of flavors in every bite.

Serving Suggestions:

This Caprese Stuffed Avocado is a versatile dish that can be enjoyed in various ways. Here are some serving suggestions:

  • Serve it as a light lunch or dinner alongside a mixed green salad.
  • Pair it with toasted bread or crackers for a satisfying appetizer.
  • Add grilled chicken or shrimp to make it a heartier meal.
  • Serve it as a side dish for a summer barbecue or picnic.

No matter how you choose to enjoy it, this Caprese Stuffed Avocado is a delightful and healthy option for any vegetarian meal. Give it a try and let the flavors transport you to the sunny Mediterranean!

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