Burrata would possibly simply be the world’s greatest cheese. A daring declare, I do know, however there’s one thing further scrumptious and opulent about its creamy decadence. To present it all of the find it irresistible deserves, I needed to dedicate some house to a few of my favourite burrata recipes. And whereas I am keen on a burrata appetizer or a basic cheeseboard, there are such a lot of sudden methods to include it into meals.
For individuals who find it irresistible as a lot as I do, you may be shocked to study that there are incorrect methods to make use of burrata. In my intensive recipe searches, I got here throughout a salmon and burrata sandwich (no, thanks) and approach too many recipes that mixed burrata and eggs. However past these missteps, it’s almost not possible to mess up this creamy, pleasant cheese from the gods.
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25 Mouthwatering Burrata Recipes
Burrata begins out as recent mozzarella after which will get full of curd and topped off with recent cream. The entire yummy factor is then sealed up right into a ball that’s able to ooze its deliciousness throughout no matter dish you serve it up in. I’m a fan of a peach burrata salad or perhaps a burrata pasta, however I’m itching to attempt every single one of many delicious recipes listed under. Preserve scrolling for all of the burrata recipe inspo you want. I assure you’ll have quite a lot of of those on repeat.
Sausage Burrata Pizza
Why We Love It: Pizza night is an evening I always look forward to, especially when the pizza in question is one you can’t find at just any pizza shop. This homemade pizza made with sausage and burrata is the perfect blend of savory and sweet. Trust us: you’ll want to add burrata to every pizza after this.
Hero Ingredient: While we adore the burrata, homemade pizza dough is the real star of this show.
Heirloom Tomato & Burrata Galette
Why We Love It: If you’re looking for burrata recipes that can hold their own at an elegant dinner party, this should be at the top of your list. It couldn’t be simpler or more stunning! This spin on the traditional galette is all the more streamlined thanks to the use of store-bought pie dough for the crust. It’s rustic but gorgeous, as all the best things in life seem to be.
Hero Ingredient: Fresh, in-season heirloom tomatoes are the standout, juicy beauties in this stunner of a main dish. By salting them first and letting them sit before proceeding with the recipe, you’re highlighting their irresistible sweetness. Nature’s candy, indeed.
Strawberry Caprese Salad
Why We Love It: Sweet burrata recipes have my heart. While I love using this cheese in savory dishes, it’s kind of like ricotta in the sense that its creaminess can be enjoyed in several different flavor combinations. Drizzle with honey to tie together all of the sweet and indulgent flavors of this summery salad.
Hero Ingredient: Fresh basil is the perfect herbacious addition.
Summer Spaghetti With Tomatoes, Burrata, & Basil
Why We Love It: Mix up your Sunday pasta dinner with this light and refreshing take on traditional Sunday spaghetti. Few things are as compatible as tomatoes, burrata, and basil—with these in hand, it’s hard to go wrong.
Hero Ingredient: As the tomatoes cook down, pouring in just a splash of balsamic gives them a slightly smoky, sweet complexity that deepens the flavor of this entire dish.
Burrata with Pesto & Figs
Why We Love It: Burrata recipes vary—some lean savory, others are sweet, and then there are those that use a few too many ingredients than I have patience for. That’s why I’m including this four-ingredient appetizer in my summer gathering rotation. Because of its few ingredients and minimal prep time, you’ll be able to whip it up with absolute ease. And when it hits the table, I guarantee your guests will let out an audible sigh of admiration. The combo of burrata, pesto, figs, and ciabatta (and a sprinkling of salt) just does something to you.
Hero Ingredient: If you’ve had summer-ripened fresh figs before, then you know: there’s nothing more heavenly.
Burrata Toast With Caramelized Walnuts & Mint-Pomegranate Pesto
Why We Love It: We love toasts of every kind, so you know we can’t pass up the opportunity to whip up a burrata toast with some seriously delicious homemade pesto. The crunch of the walnuts, bite from the pomegranate, and smooth burrata texture all combine effortlessly for an exciting and flavorful experience.
Hero Ingredient: Pomegranate seeds bring a pop of color and a punch of flavor that’s fruity, vibrant, crunchy, and just a little bit sweet.
Green Sauce Pasta
Why We Love It: Looking for a creative and tasty way to get your daily dose of greens without, you know, eating pounds of salad? I feel you, that’s why I lean heavily on this green sauce pasta to cover the bases. It requires just five ingredients and is so vibrant and verdant that you can’t help but go back for seconds. Two bags of spinach in just one batch? This pasta sauce packs it all in.
Hero Ingredient: This is one of my favorite burrata recipes in the game. And because this pasta leans more on the healthier side of things, recipe creator Suruchi Avasthi thought it vital so as to add slightly indulgence issue. The grated parmesan was her scrumptious reply.
Burrata, Fig, & Arugula Salad
Why We Love It: Treat yourself to this delightfully summery salad. It’s one of my favorite burrata recipes because it’s easy to make, convenient, quick, and absolutely beautiful. (Not to mention the fact that it tastes like a dream!)
Hero Ingredient: I always appreciate a little sweetness in my vinaigrette. Here, the honey makes it happen.
Peach, Pesto, and Balsamic Pizza
Why We Love It: There’s something about peaches and burrata that gets me excited to cook during the summer. This pizza has every flavor I could envision in the perfect summer meal. It’s a little bit rich, a little bit tangy, and a little bit sweet.
Hero Ingredient: Peaches on a pizza are a highly underrated topping.
Warm Lentil Salad with Burrata & Basil Oil
Why We Love It: If you’re looking for a comfort dish with burrata, this bowl is for you. Australian restauranteur and food writer Bill Granger shared with us this flavorful recipe that’s derived from locally sourced ingredients and traditional flavors straight from Sydney.
Hero Ingredient: Cooking with lentils will change your life.
Burrata with Caramelized Squash, Pine Nuts, and Golden Raisins
Why We Love It: To me, this dish screams fall with the perfect balance of creaminess and nuttiness. It’s easy to throw this bowl together as a simple, but standout appetizer or side dish on any occasion.
Hero Ingredient: Pine nuts are the perfect crunch.
Why We Love It: I’d be remiss if I didn’t embrace this wealthy and scrumptious pasta in my checklist of the most effective burrata recipes. All of the candy and creamy summer time flavors and love in a single dish. It merely can’t be topped.
Hero Ingredient: Full disclosure: I’m ready to call burrata the hero ingredient in all of those recipes. However as a result of that will take away the enjoyable, I’ll department out. Right here, the bucatini is essential. It’s basically a thicker spaghetti that’s hole within the heart—in different phrases, the proper automobile for this silky, scrumptious sauce.
Why We Love It: The juxtaposition of those heat, braised tomatoes with burrata’s creamy coolness makes for a scrumptious appetizer for any meal. Reserve it to impress your family members at your subsequent gathering or deal with your self to a very tasty and particular deal with. You deserve it!
Hero Ingredient: A loaf of crusty bread is the proper automobile for scooping up these heavenly tomatoes and sopping up all their scrumptious juices.
Why We Love It: Throw collectively this mild and refreshing salad subsequent time you’re making an attempt to resolve what to make for a scrumptious weekend lunch. It’s slightly peppery, slightly crunchy, slightly tart, and very delish.
Hero Ingredient: I really like arugula’s bitter, peppery chew. Think about using it as the bottom for all of your summer time salads and even topping your pizzas with it for an additional pop of inexperienced. Begin there, and belief me, you’ll provide you with loads of excuses so as to add it to… every part.
Why We Love It: Can’t go incorrect with a deconstructed platter, particularly when it accommodates a number of cheese sources that embrace burrata. It’s a feast for the senses.
Hero Ingredient: There’s loads occurring on this salad/platter hybrid. And whereas it accommodates each burrata and marinated mozzarella balls, I’ve to say: in the case of taste, the latter wins out.
Why We Love It: On the lookout for one other recent, veggie-heavy pasta recipe? Then look no additional than this pea-filled dish. It’ll fulfill that wild burrata craving whereas additionally serving as a filling, comforting meal that’s positive to be a crowd-pleaser.
Hero Ingredient: Nothing delivers recent taste like mint. I really like that it’s slightly lemony and offers a little bit of brightness to this pasta, too.
Why We Love It: Is there something higher than a beet salad on a scorching summer time day? In case you’re on the lookout for burrata recipes that pair indulgence with nutrient-dense elements, that is it. Grilled beets and burrata complement one another superbly, and the poppyseed French dressing is an sudden addition to this pretty dish.
Hero Ingredient: Whereas I take pleasure in poppyseeds most in a citrusy-sweet muffin or fast bread, this French dressing takes a detailed second. Scratch that—paired with this candy, earthy trio of beets, the French dressing wins out.
Why We Love It: This burrata pizza recipe is an absolute dream. Severely, I couldn’t have conjured one thing higher if I attempted. It’s a hearty, veggie-forward pizza that goals to please. You may’t go incorrect with this one.
Hero Ingredient: The feta’s salty-briny taste pairing makes for a scrumptious chew.
Why We Love It: Fancy up your toasts with these scrumptious crostini. Snack on them as an appetizer, or load up a bigger piece of your favourite yummy bread and make it a meal.
Hero Ingredient: Broccoli rabe is the broccoli-adjacent veggie you must begin together with in all of your weekly grocery hauls. It’s a bit extra bitter and herby than its shorter-stemmed cousin and is extremely versatile. Chopped and sautéed with garlic, this recipe makes probably the most of one in all my favourite greens.
Why We Love It: Sorry, what’s that? A pizza in DIP FORM? You had me at hey. Every part you can need from a basic Margherita pizza in a can’t-stopping-dippin’ dip format. It’s the last word recipe hybrid that earns this dish its spot on this best-ever burrata recipes round-up.
Hero Ingredient: *Second of appreciation for that cheese pull* Whereas there’s loads of cheese on this recipe that makes it occur, the cream cheese is liable for that ooey, gooey, creamy texture.
Why We Love It: This beautiful dish draws on the gorgeous flavor profiles of all its ingredients to combine and make an inspiring, satisfying, and fanciful meal. It’s positively heavenly. What’s more, burrata’s magic can be found in the fact that it works beautifully as either a savory or sweet confection. So if you’re a fan of a cheesy dish that leans slightly toward the latter, be sure to serve this one up.
Hero Ingredient: With so much to choose from, selecting a hero ingredient for this dish is a tall order. But then you take a bite of the croutons and the crunch just hits.
Why We Love It: The following time you get the itch for a Panzanella, take a look at this bacon-y, burrata-y possibility. It’s salty, candy, creamy, and ultra-satisfying.
Hero Ingredient: The trick is within the golden balsamic vinegar. Whereas the flavour is basically the identical because the extra commonly-used darker decide, this one lends a candy, advanced taste that has a pleasant little crisp chew thrown in.
Why We Love It: The sleek taste of an artichoke mixed with the brightness of burrata and tart lemon basil pesto makes for a novel and delectable pizza.
Hero Ingredient: With out fail, I’ll at all times sprinkle a wholesome quantity of pink pepper flakes on my pizza. While you’re having fun with one thing this creamy and decadent, slightly spice by no means hurts.
Why We Love It: This mouthwatering dish is so good, you would possibly simply suppose you’ve been transported to the Italian countryside. (Not the worst situation.) It’s rustic and homey whereas nonetheless feeling *and tasting* like an elevated consuming expertise.
Hero Ingredient: In relation to the most effective burrata recipes, coating your burrata in a crust of panko breadcrumbs is the last word energy transfer. It most likely goes with out saying however frying your burrata is simply too.
Why We Love It: In case you’re not conversant in Zaalouk, this recipe will change that. The normal kind is a Moroccan salad produced from cooked eggplants and tomatoes together with quite a lot of spices and garlic. As you can think about, creamy burrata pairs extremely effectively with the smokey tomato taste that the Zaalouk brings. And the most effective half? It’s all loved in toast kind.
Hero Ingredient: Eggplant recipes would possibly simply shock you.
This publish was initially revealed on Could 2, 2018, and has since been up to date.