Burrata is a fresh Italian cheese from the Puglia region. It is made of a mozzarella shell and the insides contain cream and fresh mozzarella. It should be served at room temperature. I find it at Trader Joe’s and we absolutely love it. Here’s a recipe for Caprese with Burrata Cheese and Balsamic Vinegar. (Serve’s 2)
2 large tomatoes, sliced into three or four thick slices
2 balls of Burrata
Enough fresh Basil leaves to place at least one on each tomato slice
2 Tablespoons good quality aged Balsamic Vinegar (I am using an 18 year old balsamic which is quite syrupy. If you are using a younger balsamic, you can heat it until it becomes more syrupy.)
Salt & Pepper
Place tomato slices on two salad plates. Sprinkle salt and pepper on each slice.
Place one or two basil leaves on each slice of tomato.
Place ball of Burrata in the middle on top of the tomato slices.
Drizzle 1 tablespoon of Balsamic over each salad.