Grilled Apricots with Burrata, Country Ham, and Arugula


Depending on the season, Travis Lett also makes this salad with plums, peaches, and pears.

Grilled Apricots with Burrata, Country Ham and Arugula. Photo © Dave Lauridsen
Photo: © Dave Lauridsen
Total Time:
30 mins


  • 1 1/4 pounds apricots, halved and pitted

  • 1/4 cup extra-virgin olive oil, plus more for brushing

  • Sea salt and freshly ground pepper

  • 1 1/2 tablespoons fresh lemon juice

  • 1 small head radicchio, cored and thinly sliced

  • 5 ounces baby arugula

  • 1/2 pound burrata cheese, shredded

  • 4 ounces shaved country ham

  • 1 tablespoon aged balsamic vinegar


  1. Light a grill or preheat a grill pan. Brush the apricots with oil and season with salt and pepper. Grill over high heat, cut sides down, just until lightly charred, 5 minutes. Let cool.

  2. In a bowl, whisk the lemon juice with the 1/4 cup of oil and season with salt and pepper. Gently toss in the apricots, radicchio and arugula. Transfer to a platter and top with the burrata, ham and vinegar. Serve.

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