Burrata cheese is popping up on menus all over town. What is it? Pure indulgence, it is fresh mozzarella cheese filled with shredded mozzarella cheese that has been soaked in cream. Here is my recipe for a delicious salad using the best that summer has to offer. Make sure you use good ripe tomatoes for this recipe.
Burrata Cheese Salad with Basil Honey Vinaigrette
makes 1 dinner or 2 appetizer portions
For the vinaigrette
2 T fresh Basil leaves
1 T honey
2 T balsamic vinegar
1 T olive oil
salt and pepper
Mix the above ingredients in a blender until smooth.
1 vine ripened tomato sliced
1 c spring mix greens
2 T thinly sliced radish
2 t sliced fresh basil
1 T pepitas ( roasted pumpkin seeds)
1 ball Burrata cheese
Layer greens, and tomatoes on a plate, sprinkle sliced radishes, pepitas and chopped basil on top. drizzle with Basil Honey Vinaigrette and sprinkle with salt and pepper.