Tomato and basil salad with avo
Serves 4 – 6

The Italians are proud of their tomato, basil and mozzarella combination for a salad. Add South African flair to it with fresh avocado and the simple mixture of Lemon Flavoured Avocado Oil and balsamic vinegar as a yummy dressing.


45 ml (3 tbsp) Westfalia Lemon Flavoured Avocado Oil
45 ml (3 tbsp) balsamic vinegar
2 avocados, cubed or cut into wedges
200 g bocconcini, torn into chunks or mozzarella cheese, cubed
500 g mixed baby tomatoes, whole or cut to your preference
3 ripe tomatoes, sliced
60 ml (¼ cup) fresh basil leaves
pepper to taste


1. Mix avocado oil and balsamic vinegar to make a salad dressing.
2. Arrange avo, cheese, tomatoes and basil on a large platter or individual plates. Drizzle with salad dressing and season with freshly ground black pepper.


1. Add baby salad leaves to the basil to bulk up the salad.
2. Substitute tomatoes with strawberries when in season.