Warm Zucchini & Herb Caprese Salad

Prep Time

10 min

Cook Time

5 min

Servings

6

Enjoy this Mediterranean-inspired appetizer.


Ingredients

  • 1 zucchini, sliced
  • 1/4 cup water
  • 1 tablespoon extra virgin olive oil
  • 1 tablespoon mint or basil, chopped
  • 2 tablespoons balsamic vinegar
  • 1/2 avocado, sliced
  • 4 slices fresh mozzarella
  • 1 tomato, sliced
  • Coarse salt and cracked pepper, for garnish

Directions

Step 1

In a non-stick pan, cook zucchini in 1/4 cup water and olive oil for 5 minutes. Toss with herbs and set aside.

Step 2

Add balsamic vinegar to a shallow bowl. In alternating layers, arrange avocado, mozzarella, and tomato slices. Top with warm zucchini and season with salt and pepper.

Step 3

Handy Hint: Slide leftovers into a whole-wheat pita for easy lunch.


Nutritional Information

Calories 115
Fat 9 g
Saturated fat 3.7 g
Polyunsaturated fat 0.3 g
Monounsaturated fat 1.7 g
Cholesterol 13 mg
Sodium 4 mg
Carbs 2 g
Protein 4 g
Fiber 1 g


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