Lemon – Herb and Avocado Caprese Cups

Ingredients

  • 8 oz. Galbani® Mozzarella Fresca™ Ciliegine
  • 12 cherry tomatoes
  • 1/2 tsp. salt
  • 1 avocado
  • 1 tsp. lemon zest
  • 1 shallot, minced
  • 1 clove garlic, minced
  • 1 Tbsp. fresh thyme leaves
  • 4 basil leaves

Directions

  • Cut tomatoes in half, seed & scoop out the center.
  • Salt tomatoes & place upside down in a strainer to allow excess water to drain. Cut avocado in half & remove pit.
  • Scoop out avocado & place in a medium bowl. Add lemon zest, juice, shallot, garlic & thyme.
  • Chiffonade basil leaves & add to the bowl.
  • Blend well.
  • Fill tomatoes with avocado mixture.
  • Top with Galbani Ciliegine & garnish with small basil leaves.