Avocado Caprese Salad
Caprese Salad with creamy avocado is delicious and so easy to make. This salad is the ultimate way to enjoy fresh, ripe summer tomatoes & basil! I decided to put a spin on this classic dish by removing the dairy (a common food allergen) and replacing it with creamy & nutrient-rich avocado. Now this fresh Italian salad can be enjoyed by those following a dairy free, paleo or plant-based diet!
- 2 tomatoes, ripe
- 1 avocado, ripe
- 1 handful basil, fresh
- 1-2 tbsp extra virgin olive oil, or homemade pesto*
- Sea salt, to taste
Thickly slice tomatoes and avocado.
Arrange one slice of tomato then overlap with one slice of avocado around the outside of a plate (or however you choose).
Incorporate whole fresh basil leaves into the layers or scatter freshly torn basil on top.
Drizzle with olive oil and sprinkle with sea salt or use homemade dairy free pesto.