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Caprese Stuffed Avocado⠀
Sweet and juicy grape/cherry tomatoes with fresh mozzarella balls are tossed in basil pesto and a touch of garlic, then stuffed into Avocados for an incredible light lunch, dinner or snack! Drizzle with a balsamic glaze for an incredible flavour combination! ⠀
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⠀
Combine tomatoes, mozzarella balls, pesto, garlic, olive oil, salt and pepper in a bowl. Toss well to evenly combine all of the flavours.⠀
Arrange prepared avocado halves onto a plate with fresh basil leaves.⠀
Spoon the Caprese filling into each avocado halve and drizzle with balsamic glaze. Top with chopped fresh basil. Serve immediately.