Vegan Caprese Salad

Vegan Caprese Salad

Vegan Caprese Salad

There was a lot of indulgent eating this past weekend. Between the peanut butter cupcakes with extra frosting I baked for Aaron’s birthday on Friday, the Paula Deen-esque chocolate chip cookies on Saturday, and the boozy sorbet I made yesterday (recipe in the works!), I really, really needed a salad in my life last night.

Avocado Tomato Salad

Tomatoes are finally starting to come into season, and since the basil plant on my porch is actually thriving (small victory!), I knew I wanted to make something that incorporated the two ingredients. I wish I could take credit for combining them with sliced avocado to make a sort of caprese salad with the creamy avocado in place of the mozzarella cheese, but that was all Aaron. He’s a smart guy.

Tomato Avocado Salad

I can hardly consider this a recipe – it’s more of a preparation than anything else – but sometimes it’s the simplest of ingredients and pairings that end up turning out the best.

Vegan Caprese Salad with Avocado

Vegan Take on a Caprese Salad

Flavorful,organic tomatoes, perfectly ripe avocado, and freshly-picked basil, with a touch of really good extra virgin olive oil, balsamic vinegar, sea salt, and pepper. This vegan take on a classic caprese salad is perfect for summer, and it couldn’t be any easier or more delicious.

Simple Tomato Avocado Basil Salad

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Vegan Caprese Salad

Vegan Caprese Salad

Vegan Caprese Salad

Gluten Free, Vegan,

Serves: 1


Prep Time: 5 mins

Flavorful,organic tomatoes, perfectly ripe avocado, and freshly-picked basil, with a touch of really good extra virgin olive oil, balsamic vinegar, sea salt, and pepper. This vegan take on a classic caprese salad is perfect for summer, and it couldn't be any easier or more delicious!

Vegan Caprese Salad

Vegan Caprese Salad

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Ingredients

  • 1 Medium Tomato
  • 1/2 Avocado
  • 6-8 Leaves Fresh Basil
  • 1-2 Tsp. Extra Virgin Olive Oil
  • 2 Tsp. Balsamic Vinegar
  • Sea Salt & Pepper to Taste

Cuisine: Gluten Free, Vegan Servings: 1

Prep Time: 5 mins

Flavorful,organic tomatoes, perfectly ripe avocado, and freshly-picked basil, with a touch of really good extra virgin olive oil, balsamic vinegar, sea salt, and pepper. This vegan take on a classic caprese salad is perfect for summer, and it couldn't be any easier or more delicious!

Instructions

  • Slice the tomato and avocado into 1/4 inch thick slices, and arrange them in a row, alternating between the two.
  • Thinly slice the fresh basil and toss over the tomato and avocado.
  • Drizzle the salad with extra virgin olive oil and balsamic vinegar, and sprinkle with sea salt and pepper according to your taste preferences.

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