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Caprese Stuffed Avocados

One of my favorite things about the summer is Caprese Salads. Each summer I buy a basil plant and I eat from it throughout the summer, which normally involves a Caprese Salad at least 2 times a week.  Another weekly staple is Avocado, so I thought, why not combine two of my Summer Staples to create a healthy, tasty, and Meatless Monday friendly meal.

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Ingredients:

  • 1 Container of Cherry Tomatoes, diced
  • 1/2 Red Bell Pepper, finely chopped
  • 1 Clove of Garlic, crushed
  • 1 tsp of Shallot, finely chopped
  • 1 Container of Fresh Mozzerella Balls, chopped
  • 2 Avocados, diced and save the skins to serve as bowls
  • Olive Oil & Balsamic Vinegar
  • Salt, Pepper, & Italian Seasoning

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  1. Add the tomatoes, garlic, pepper, mozzarella, shallots and basil into a bowl.
  2. Drizzle olive oil and balsamic to your liking
  3. Add salt, pepper, and italian seasoning to your liking
  4. Mix all together and store in a bowl for about 30 minutes
  5. When you are ready to serve, dice up the avocados and add to the caprese mixture and mix together.  Don’t forget to save the skins for the bowls.
  6. Scoop a few spoonfuls of the caprese mixture into the avocado skins
  7. Top with a bit more of salt and pepper and a final drizzle of balsamic vinegar

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I served mine with toast points, but will also go great with quinoa, cous cous, brown rice or even with a handful of mixed greens and grilled chicken.

 

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