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Caprese Salad with Avocado

Juicy grape tomatoes, fresh mozzerella, fresh basil tossed in olive oil, salt and pepper, and drizzled with balsamic glaze. A delicious no cook side dish for cookouts or dinners!
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Course: Side Dish
Cuisine: American, Italian
Prep Time: 15 minutes
Total Time: 15 minutes
Servings: 6 people
Calories: 177kcal
Author: MinShien


  • 16 oz grape tomatoes or cherry tomatoes
  • 6-8 oz fresh mozzarella
  • 1 avocado
  • 2 tbsp fresh basil chopped, more if needed
  • 1 tbsp olive oil
  • a pinch of salt and pepper
  • 1 tbsp balsamic glaze more if needed


  • Slice grape tomatoes into halves and cut avocados into small pieces. Drain liquid from fresh mozerella and pat dry. Cut fresh mozerella into halves (optional). Slice fresh basil into thin strips.
  • Bring grape tomatoes, avocados, fresh mozerella and fresh basil into a large bowl. Add olive oil, salt and pepper. Toss to combine.
  • Bring everything into a serving plate or bowl. Drizzle with balsamic viengar.
  • Serve and enjoy!


Calories: 177kcal | Carbohydrates: 8g | Protein: 8g | Fat: 14g | Saturated Fat: 5g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 1g | Monounsaturated Fat: 7g | Cholesterol: 22mg | Sodium: 184mg | Potassium: 365mg | Fiber: 3g | Sugar: 3g | Vitamin A: 905IU | Vitamin C: 14mg | Calcium: 156mg | Iron: 1mg
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