Monday, July 8, 2019

caprese #stuffed #avocado

basil pesto caprese stuffed avocado drizzled with balsamic glaze makes an incredible light lunch or snack!

Take creamy avocados to a different level with this stuffed avocado recipe! Sweet and juicy grape/cherry tomatoes with fresh mozzarella balls are tossed in basil pesto with a touch of garlic, then stuffed into avocado halves! Drizzle with a balsamic glaze for an incredible flavour combination.

Ingredients

  • 1/2 cup grape or cherry tomatoes, halved
  • 4 oz (120g) baby mozzarella balls (bocconcini)
  • 2 tablespoons basil pesto homemade or store bought)
  • 1 teaspoon minced garlic
  • 1/4 cup olive oil
  • Salt and pepper to season
  • 2 ripe avocados peeled, seeded and halved
  • Fresh basil leaves to serve (optional)
  • 2 tablespoons balsamic glaze reduction to drizzle
  • 2 tablespoons fresh basil chopped
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