In addition to the traditional caprese ingredients - tomatoes, mozzarella, and basil - this delicious salad features avocado and grilled chicken.

Kristin Dammann Davis


Original recipe yields 4 servings
The ingredient list now reflects the servings specified




  • Whisk balsamic vinegar, olive oil, brown sugar, garlic, dried basil, and salt together in a bowl. Place chicken thighs in a separate bowl and pour 1/4 cup dressing on top2, reserving remaining dressing for the salad.

  • Preheat an outdoor grill for medium heat and lightly oil the grate.

  • Grill chicken over indirect heat, turning occasionally, until juices run clear, 18 to 20 minutes. Watch carefully to prevent burning. Set aside for 5 minutes before slicing.

  • Combine salad greens, avocado, tomatoes, mozzarella cheese, and basil in a bowl. Drizzle with remaining dressing and toss to combine. Top with grilled chicken.

Nutrition Facts

401 calories; 28.2 g total fat; 71 mg cholesterol; 830 mg sodium. 14.6 g carbohydrates; 24.3 g protein; Full Nutrition