15 Burrata Recipes That Will Make You Melt
Grilled Strawberry-Avocado Toasts with Burrata
These hulking avocado toasts with strawberries and creamy burrata are a great early summer lunch or, cut into thick slices, a crowd-pleasing appetizer. Be sure to use a quality balsamic vinegar here.
Pasta with Marinated Grilled Eggplant, Burrata and Chiles
Torn pieces of burrata are tossed into the orecchiette just after it's cooked so the cheese melts ever so slightly into the pasta, which is laced with chunks of tender, smoky eggplant.
Beet and Arugula Salad with Marinated Burrata
At G.E.B., his eclectic Chicago bistro, Graham Elliot creates casual dishes that usually feature just three main components. For this very simple salad, he updates a classic combination of roasted beets and arugula by adding burrata (cream-filled mozzarella) marinated in olive oil and herbs.
Risotto Nero with Squash & Burrata
Nancy Oakes make this gorgeous risotto with Venere black rice, a naturally black short-grain rice. The glossy grains are especially striking served with the golden butternut squash puree and creamy white burrata.
Wild Mushroom and Burrata Bruschetta
The creamy burrata and the flavorful mushrooms work together perfectly on a bruschetta.
Herbed Fazzoletti with Asparagus and Burrata
This beautiful dish works wonderfully with a cold glass of white wine.
Beets are often thought of as a cold-weather vegetable, but Paul Virant loves the sweet varieties, such as Chioggia, available from the late spring through the fall. For this crostini, he stacks roasted beets on top of buttery burrata (cream-filled mozzarella) that he buys from California's Caseificio Gioia, which makes a variety of traditional fresh Italian cheeses.
Persimmon-and-Burrata Salad with Sesame Candy
The Fuyu persimmon that chef Helene Henderson uses in this beautiful salad is light orange and shaped like a tomato; don't confuse it with the Hachiya variety, which is a deeper orange, heart-shaped and only edible when very soft to the touch. When she can't find good persimmons, Henderson makes the salad with other seasonal fruit, like nectarines.
Cucumber-and-Radish Salad with Burrata
The delicious dressing for this salad comes from the juices that form while the cucumber macerates with the other ingredients.
Burrata Salad with Peaches, Pickled Pepper and Pea Tendrils
This summery salad from chef Ori Menashe will become your go-to this season. It's sweet and savory, tart, crisp and creamy, rich and refreshing, all in perfect balance.
Zucchini with Niçoise Olives and Burrata
Star chef and Top Chef judge Tom Colicchio captures the essence of zucchini by braising it quickly and then tossing it with briny olives.
Summer Vegetable Burrata Salad
Chef Brian Clevenger of Raccolto in Seattle creates a delicious paean to summer in this crowd-pleasing salad, which combines sweet corn, juicy tomatoes, peppery arugula and fresh herbs with luscious, creamy burrata cheese.
Grilled Apricots with Burrata, Country Ham and Arugula
Beefsteak Tomato and Burrata Salad with Olive Streusel
The crunchy, savory kalamata olive streusel that tops this salad from Bryan and Michael Voltaggio is our new condiment obsession. Toss it in your next kale salad, sprinkle over roasted root vegetables or use it to garnish steamed grains. If you can’t find good beefsteak tomatoes for this dish, use the best greenhouse tomatoes you can get your hands on.