Heirloom Caprese w/Mint Pesto

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( serves 2-3 as an appetizer)

  • 2 large heirloom tomatoes
  • 1 avocado
  • salt & pepper

Mint pesto: (this makes extra)

  • a huge handful of mint
  • a few basil leaves
  • 1 small garlic clove
  • ¼ cup pine nuts
  • juice & zest of 1 small lemon
  • ¼ – ⅓ cup olive oil
  • salt & pepper


  1. In a small food processor, blend together the mint, basil, garlic, pine nuts, lemon, salt and pepper. Drizzle in the olive oil until and blend until smooth. Taste and adjust seasonings.
  2. Slice tomatoes and avocado and arrange on a plate. Season with salt and pepper, then drizzle pesto over the top.
  3. Store extra pesto in the fridge.

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