Avocado Caprese Salad

This Avocado Caprese Salad might just be my new go-to lunch recipe. It is super yummy! Plus it packs in a ton of healthy fats and veggies. You can serve this salad as a main course by itself or as a side dish (as I did here, pairing it with my Baked Lemon Chicken & Asparagus). It’s totally up to you!

The dressing used on this salad is a basic balsamic vinaigrette recipe that I make at home all of the time! It is super simple, I almost always have the ingredients on hand, and it takes about .2 seconds to make. Just my style.

Please note: this salad does not use basil nor does it use a balsamic reduction so it is technically not really a true Caprese salad. Because I like to keep my recipes simple and made with ingredients that we can easily find or already have on hand, I decided to create this version instead. If you’d like, you can certainly tear up a 1/4 cup of fresh basil and incorporate it with the other mixed greens to get that same flavor & feel – but I promise, you won’t be disappointed at all with this one.

Avocado Caprese Salad

Prep Time 8 minutes
Servings 4 people



  • 3 cups Mixed greens
  • 2 1/2 Avocados diced
  • 2 Tomatoes diced
  • 1 ball Fresh mozzarella diced


  • 1/2 cup Olive oil
  • 1/4 cup Balsamic vinegar
  • 1/4 Lemon juiced
  • Salt & pepper to taste


  1. Wash mixed greens & tomatoes.

  2. Dice tomatoes, avocados and fresh mozzarella.

  3. Combine all salad ingredients in a bowl.

  4. Add all salad dressing ingredients together in a bowl, whisk until well incorporated.

  5. When you are ready to serve the Avocado Caprese Salad, pour the dressing over the salad and toss until evenly coated. Serve right away.


Zoe Lauryn

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