Avocado Caprese with Sweet Medjool Balsamic Drizzle

Avocado Caprese with Sweet Medjool Balsamic Drizzle

Ingredients

  • 1 large baguette, sliced and toasted 
  • 3-4 large mozzarella balls, sliced and halved 
  • 2-3 avocados, pitted, peeled and halved 
  • 3-4 large tomatoes, sliced and cut in halves 
  • 6 Natural Delights Medjool dates 
  • ¼ cup (63 ml) balsamic vinegar 
  • ¼ cup (63 ml) water 
  • salt and pepper, to taste 
  • 7-10 fresh basil leaves, julienned

Preparation

  1. Layer the mozzarella, avocado and tomato slices on the prepared toast. 
  2. Blend the dates, balsamic vinegar, water, salt and pepper together until smooth. Drizzle over the “Caprese” (the mozzarella, avocado and tomatoes).
  3. Sprinkle the basil on top and serve immediately. 

Notes: Makes 1 cup (237 ml) balsamic drizzle.

16-20 toasts

Nutritional analysis (per toast): 

Calories: 169.2; Total Fat: 7.5 g; Saturated Fat: 1.7 g; Trans Fat: 0 g; Cholesterol: 8.2 mg; Sodium: 264.9 mg; Potassium: 281.2 mg; Carbohydrates: 20.5; Fibre: 2.4 g; Sugar: 5.2 g; Protein: 6.6 g; Vitamin A: 3.1%; Vitamin C: 0.4%; Calcium: 14.2%; Iron: 4%.