Avocados are a hot trending menu item, so how are you serving it on your menu? Just by thinking outside of the box a little bit, Chef Marcus came up with this Italian fusion appetizer, the Avocado Caprese. With all the flavor of a traditional tomatoes caprese packed into a buttery smooth avocado, your guests are sure to appreciate this appetizer!
Try it for yourself, then be sure to tag us in a picture of the dish on Facebook, Instagram or Twitter.
4 ripe avocados, sliced and pit removed
juice of half a lemon
1 cup mini mozzarella balls
1 cup chopped grape tomatoes
1 tablespoon olive oil
1 tablespoon chopped fresh basil
salt and pepper to taste
2 tablespoons basil pesto
1783190 Avocado Hass Fresh 1/48 ct
2491751 Arezzio Cheese Mozzarella Ciliegene
3342965 Tomato Fresh Mixed Medley
0651828 Arezzio Glaze Balsamic
5141502 Arezzio Sauce Pesto Basil
or 5089907 Sauce Pesto Basil Greenleaf
- Squeeze lemon juice over avocado halves. Combine mozzarella, tomatoes, oil, basil, salt and pepper. Spoon mozzarella mixture into avocados. Drizzle with Balsamic syrup
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