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burrata caprese salad

Burrata Caprese Salad

LindySez
Burrata, with its creamy center, takes your Caprese salad into a whole new direction. Once only found in Italy, Burrata is now available in many supermarkets and specialty stores. Mozzarella cheese on the outside, oozy mozzarella and cream on the inside, it just screams scrumptious.
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Prep Time 10 mins
Total Time 10 mins
Course Salads
Cuisine Italian
Servings 4 servings
Calories 79 kcal

Ingredients
  

  • 3 – 4 ripe tomatoes preferably heirloom and a variety of colors
  • 1 container 2 balls fresh Burrata cheese, cut into halves
  • ¼ cup or to taste, fresh basil leaves, chopped
  • Salt and freshly ground pepper to taste
  • A good extra virgin olive oil
  • Aged Balsamic of Modena Vinegar Aged 25 years or more, or your homemade substitute

Instructions
 

  • Step 1
    Slice the tomatoes and place over-lapping on 4 salad plates. Place the Burrata half along side. Season to taste with salt and freshly ground pepper. Sprinkle the basil over, drizzle with extra virgin olive oil, then add just a small drizzle of aged balsamic.

Notes

Best with vine ripened tomatoes in the summertime.
Using a well aged Balsamic vinegar add a great depth of flavor.

Nutrition

Serving: 1gCalories: 79kcalCarbohydrates: 6gProtein: 3gFat: 5gSaturated Fat: 1gPolyunsaturated Fat: 4gCholesterol: 6mgSodium: 126mgFiber: 2g
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