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close of up burrata salad with sliced tomatoes and arugula lettuce with fresh basil
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5 from 2 votes

Caprese salad with burrata cheese

This Caprese salad with burrata and arugula puts Italy on a plate by combining delicious Italian ingredients. The ripe and juicy tomatoes give this dish its sweetness, the peppery arugula its tanginess, while the fresh basil leaves provide colour and aroma and the soft burrata cheese a creamy and buttery texture.
Prep Time10 mins
Total Time10 mins
Course: Appetizer
Cuisine: Italian
Servings: 2
Calories per serving: 352kcal
Author: Sabine

Ingredients

  • 2 vine tomatoes sliced or cut into wedges
  • 4.4 ounces (or 125grams) fresh burrata cheese ball
  • 3 cups (60 grams) arugula
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 1 tablespoon balsamic vinegar
  • fresh basil leaves
  • salt and pepper to taste

Instructions

  • Arrange the sliced tomatoes on a plate. Carefully place the burrata ball alongside the tomatoes.
  • Arrange the arugula leaves on the plate. Top the tomatoes with the fresh basil leave.
  • Drizzle olive oil and balsamic syrup over the tomatoes, burrata cheese and the arugula.
  • Season with salt and pepper to taste.

Notes

  • Use the amount in this card when serving the burrata caprese as an appetizer for 2 people. Serve either all ingredients on one plate to share or divide the ingredients over two plate, one per person.
  • Double the amount when serving this dish as a light meal or summer salad for 2 people.