13 Dreamy Burrata Recipes We Can’t Get Enough Of
Ultra-creamy, rich, and smooth, burrata adds a touch of luxury to everything it touches. We love it in salads, like this one for peach, tomato, and fried farro salad with burrata; it also pairs beautifully with eggplant, as you’ll find in recipes like orecchiette with marinated eggplant, burrata, and chiles, and charred eggplant with burrata and pomegranate-walnut relish. Read on for even more of our favorite burrata recipes.
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.
For this recipe, you’ll need beets (preferably Chioggia), one baguette, some extra-virgin olive oil, salt and pepper, burrata, and chives.
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.
Grilled Apricots with Burrata, Country Ham and Arugula
Depending on the season, Travis Lett also makes this salad with plums, peaches and pears.
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.
Orecchiette with Marinated Eggplant, Burrata and Chiles
"I absolutely love burrata, but this recipe also includes my trifecta of favorite ingredients: marjoram, lemon and chiles,” Missy Robbins says.
Roasted Acorn Squash with Garlic Butter and Burrata
Chef Dave Beran created this wonderfully indulgent vegetarian dish of roasted sweet squash topped with just-melted burrata. It's fantastic with a lush Chardonnay.
Peach, Tomato, and Fried Farro Salad with Burrata
Fried farro adds a nice crunch to this salad from Ann Taylor Pittman, pairing perfectly with creamy burrata and fresh peaches and heirloom tomatoes.
Sesame Bagels with Soppressata and Burrata
These super-easy Italian bagel sandwiches are a perfect make-ahead dish for summer picnics or even work lunches. If you can’t find burrata, a quality buffalo mozzarella is a great substitute.
Cacio e Pepe Broccolini with Crispy White Beans and Burrata
This dish captures the rich, elegant, simple flavors of the classic Italian pasta and rounds them out with bitter charred Broccolini and crispy, creamy, flash-fried white beans. It’s a hearty and healthy late-summer meal.
Charred Eggplant with Burrata and Pomegranate-Walnut Relish
“The burrata brings unbridled decadence to this dish, providing an oozy, creamy backdrop for the eggplant and relish,” Hetty McKinnon writes.