Fresh Caprese Sandwich with Avocado Citrus Basil Mousse

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Fresh Caprese Sandwich with Avocado Citrus Basil Mousse
Nutrition Facts
1 serving per container
Serving size 1 serving (204g)
Amount Per Serving 6
Calories 660
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 38g 48%
Saturated Fat 11g 55%
Trans Fat 0g  
Polyunsaturated Fat 0g  
Monounsaturated Fat 0g  
Cholesterol 45mg 15%
Sodium 930mg 40%
Total Carbohydrates 62g 23%
Dietary Fiber 7g 24%
Total Sugars 8g  
  Includes < 1g Added Sugars 2%
Protein 22g 0%
Vitamin A 0mg 0%
Vitamin C 0mg 0%
Vitamin D 0.23mg 2%
Calcium 365mg 30%
Iron 2mg 10%
Potassium 410mg 48%
* The % Daily Value (DV) tells you how much a nutrient in a serving of food contriburtes to a daily diet. 2,000 calories a day is used for general nutrition advice.

Add an avocado citrus basil mousse to your next caprese sandwich! Made with basil, honey, orange, lemon and lime juice, this citrus flare adds a sweet kick to your mozzarella, tomato and basil sandwich goodness!

Ingredients

  • Avocado Citrus Basil Mousse:
  • 5 T. extra virgin olive oil
  • 1 ea. Avocado From Mexico
  • 2 T. fresh orange juice
  • 1 T. fresh lemon juice
  • 1 T. fresh lime juice
  • 1 T. fresh basil leaves
  • 1 t. honey
  • 1/8 t. kosher salt
  • 1/8 t. ground black pepper
  • Sandwiches:
  • 6 ea. ciabatta rolls, halved & very lightly toasted
  • 12 ea. slices beefsteak tomato
  • 1 ea. Avocado From Mexico, halved, pitted & sliced into 12 slices
  • 12 ea. 1-oz. slices mozzarella cheese
  • 1 ea. bunch fresh basil leaves
  • 3 T. balsamic vinegar

Instructions

  1. Prepare the mousse: place all ingredients in a blender and pulse until basil leaves are finely chopped and all ingredients are well incorporated and mixture has a slight whipped texture.
  2. Assemble the sandwiches: on each bottom slice of ciabatta, place 2 slices tomato, 2 avocado slices, 2 slices fresh mozzarella, a generous 2 T. avocado mousse, 3 to 4 basil leaves, drizzle with 1/2 t. balsamic vinegar, then cover with top half ciabatta. Serve immediately.

Reviews

Nutrition Facts
Fresh Caprese Sandwich with Avocado Citrus Basil Mousse
Amount Per Serving 6
Calories 660 Calories from Fat 0
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 38g 48%
Saturated Fat 11g 55%
Trans Fat 0g  
Polyunsaturated Fat 0g  
Monounsaturated Fat 0g  
Cholesterol 45mg 15%
Sodium 930mg 40%
Total Carbohydrates 62g 23%
Dietary Fiber 7g 24%
Total Sugars 8g  
  Includes < 1g Added Sugars 2%
Protein 22g 0%
Vitamin A 0mg 0%
Vitamin C 0mg 0%
Vitamin D 0.23mg 2%
Calcium 365mg 30%
Iron 2mg 10%
Potassium 410mg 48%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.

Did you know the avocado is a fruit, not a vegetable? Learn more about the amazing avocado, including its rich history, cultural impact and tasty ways to eat this delicious superfood in guacamole as well as other dishes!

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