Caprese Stuffed Avocado Recipe

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Kristen Robertson Modified: March 28, 2022
Caprese Stuffed Avocado Recipe

How To Make Caprese Stuffed Avocado

This stuffed avocado is full of cherry tomatoes, pesto, garlic, and mozzarella balls for a Caprese salad-inspired meal that’s perfect for a healthy lunch.

Preparation: 10 minutes
Cooking:
Total: 10 minutes

Serves:

Ingredients

  • ½cupgrape tomatoes,or cherry, halved
  • 4ozbaby mozarella balls,bocconcini
  • 2tbspbasil pesto,homemade or store bought
  • 1tspminced garlic
  • ¼cupolive oil
  • salt and pepper,to season
  • 2ripeavocados,peeled, seeded and halved
  • 2tbspbalsamic glaze,reduction to drizzle
  • 2tbspfresh basil leaves,chopped, plus more to serve (whole)

Instructions

  1. Combine tomatoes, mozzarella balls, pesto, garlic, olive oil, salt and pepper in a bowl. Toss well to evenly combine all of the flavours.

  2. Arrange prepared avocado halves onto a plate with fresh basil leaves.

  3. Spoon the Caprese filling into each avocado halve and drizzle with balsamic glaze. Top with chopped fresh basil. Serve immediately.

Nutrition

  • Calories: 407.16kcal
  • Fat: 37.32g
  • Saturated Fat: 8.10g
  • Monounsaturated Fat: 21.57g
  • Polyunsaturated Fat: 3.49g
  • Carbohydrates: 12.69g
  • Fiber: 7.31g
  • Sugar: 2.74g
  • Protein: 9.10g
  • Cholesterol: 23.06mg
  • Sodium: 426.26mg
  • Calcium: 180.03mg
  • Potassium: 583.94mg
  • Iron: 1.19mg
  • Vitamin A: 70.61µg
  • Vitamin C: 13.50mg
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