Fresh Caprese Sandwich with Avocado Citrus Basil Mousse

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Fresh Caprese Sandwich with Avocado Citrus Basil Mousse


  • 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


  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.


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 0g Added Sugars 0%
Protein 22g 0%
Vitamin A 0mg 0%
Vitamin C 0mg 0%
Vitamin D 0mg 0%
Calcium 0mg 30%
Iron 0mg 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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