California Caprese Bowl

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California Caprese BowlRecipe

Photo: Hector Sanchez Styling: Lydia Purcell

This is a riff on the Korean rice dish bibimbap, in which various toppings are arranged over a bed of rice. Here, California Caprese bowl must-haves such as thinly chopped peeled avocado, tomato wedges, and fresh mozzarella cheese top brown rice.

Serves 1


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1/2 cup cooked farro
1 cup baby arugula
3 tablespoons chopped peeled avocado
2/3 cup tomato wedges
1 ounce torn fresh mozzarella cheese
2 tablespoons fresh basil
1/4 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper
1 slice center-cut bacon, cooked and crumbled
Balsamic-Dijon Sauce:
1 1/2 teaspoons olive oil
1 teaspoon balsamic vinegar
1/4 teaspoon Dijon mustard
1/8 teaspoon kosher salt


1. Top cooked farro with arugula, avocado, tomatoes, and mozzarella cheese. Sprinkle with basil, pepper, and bacon.

2. In a small bowl, combine olive oil, vinegar, mustard, and salt, stirring well with a whisk. Drizzle over bowl.

Created date

March 2016

Nutritional Information

Calories 340
Fat 19.2 g
Satfat 6.1 g
Monofat 9.7 g
Polyfat 1.6 g
Protein 12 g
Carbohydrate 31 g
Fiber 6 g
Cholesterol 25 mg
Iron 2 mg
Sodium 463 mg
Calcium 220 mg
Sugars 5 g
Est. Added Sugars 0 g