When he needs a garnish, Jacques Pépin heads to the garden, where he grows his own herbs.

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Credit: Photography by Lucy Schaeffer

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prep:
15 mins
total:
15 mins
Servings:
2
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Ingredients

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Directions

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  • Using a teaspoon measure, scoop olive-size pieces of avocado into a medium bowl. Reserve the avocado shell. Toss in the lemon juice, scallions, tomato, mozzarella and oil; season with salt and pepper. Spoon 1/2 cup of the salad onto each plate; fill shells with the remaining salad. Place 1 avocado half in the middle of the mixture on the plates. Sprinkle with chives, if desired.

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