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Avocado caprese salad

Recipe by:David Schwabauer, Leavens Ranches, Moorpark

Ingredients

  • 3 medium hot house or heirloom tomatoes, washed and sliced
    1 large bunch basil, washed
    1 (8-oz.) ball water-packed fresh mozzarella cheese, sliced
    1 medium California Hass avocado, peeled and sliced
    1/2 cup virgin olive oil
    1/4 cup white wine vinegar
    Salt and pepper, to taste

Directions

Arrange tomato slices on a medium to large platter. Place 1 basil leaf on each slice of tomato, then place a slice of cheese on the basil and top with a slice of avocado. Sprinkle oil and vinegar on salad and finish with salt and pepper to taste.

Serves 6 to 8

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