Appetizers/ Salads/ Vegetables

Tomato Salad with Mozzarella & Avocado

Here is another interesting version of the spring-inspired salad. Instead of spreading out pieces all over the plate or making a mix, you can assemble them into mini-tower. Your family and friends at the table will be pleasantly surprised by this. Who said all healthy things can’t be beautiful as well?

Tomato Salad with Mozzarella & Avocado

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Ingredients

  • 1 large tomato
  • 1 fresh buffalo mozzarella (in water), drained or another mozzarella
  • 1 avocado, peeled and sliced
  • minced fresh basil
  • 1/2 cup arugula salad
  • 1 tsp lemon juice
  • 1 Tbsp. olive oil
  • salt and freshly ground pepper

Instructions

1

Slice tomato horizontally into 3 or 4 slices depending on the size of your tomato.

2

Slice mozzarella cheese into slices and place one slice on top of each tomato slice.

3

Next, cut the avocado into thin slices and place on top of the mozzarella layer.

4

Drizzle olive oil and lemon juice over the top and lightly sprinkle with basil.

5

Season with salt and pepper.

6

Reassemble the tomato, with the arugula salad in between each slice.

7

Drizzle with more oil, and serve.

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7 Comments

  • Reply
    Rosa's Yummy Yums
    April 30, 2013 at 3:24 pm

    So summery, fresh and delicious!

    Cheers,

    Rosa

  • Reply
    Eric Pepple
    April 30, 2013 at 3:28 pm

    What a terrific idea! That looks absolutely beautiful 🙂

    Happy Blogging!
    Happy Valley Chow

  • Reply
    kathyinozarks
    April 30, 2013 at 4:25 pm

    this looks amazing

  • Reply
    La Table De Nana
    April 30, 2013 at 11:37 pm

    Another towering treasure:)

    Thank you..still not over yesterdays treat!

  • Reply
    Medeja
    May 1, 2013 at 5:18 am

    Really beautiful version!

  • Reply
    Anonymous
    May 1, 2013 at 12:07 pm

    I love salad and different variations are always welcome….Nice clicks 🙂
    Shema | LifeScoops

  • Reply
    Teri
    May 22, 2013 at 1:47 am

    Can't wait to try this…so cute!!

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