Creamy avocados, juicy grape tomatoes, aromatic basil, and the beloved fresh mozzarella come together on a bed of toasted bread to create a scrumptious snack, appetizer, or even a hearty breakfast that is a modern take on a classic Mediterranean recipe with classic Italian charm. This dish impresses both with its flavors and colorful presentation, making it a wonderful addition to any gathering. Enjoy the tastes of the Mediterranean with this Caprese Avocado Toast, great as an appetizer, breakfast or snack.
2 ripe avocados
2 teaspoons fresh lemon juice
Kosher Flake Sea Salt and Malabar Tellicherry Black Pepper to taste
4 slices bread toasted
4 ounces fresh mozzarella sliced and cut into pieces, to fit the bread
1 cup grape tomatoes halved
1/4 cup basil leaves roughly chopped
Cask Aged 5 Year Balsamic Vinegar or Cask Aged 10 Year Balsamic Vinegar for drizzling
Italian Seasoning Blend
Cut the avocados in half, remove pit, and scoop the flesh into a small bowl.
Add the lemon juice, sea salt, and black pepper, to taste. With a fork, mash the ingredients together.
Spread the mashed avocado evenly onto toasted bread slices.
Top with fresh mozzarella slices, tomatoes, and basil.
Season with additional salt and pepper, or if desired a sprinkle of Italian Seasoning.
Drizzle with balsamic vinegar and serve immediately.