Strawberry Caprese Salad with Burrata

Strawberry Caprese Salad with Burrata

Strawberry Caprese Salad with Burrata

Not that our favorite Caprese salad (tomatoes, mozzarella, basil and olive oil) needed any improvement, but here, the classic savory summer salad is transformed by adding sweet strawberries & balsamic syrup. The combination is stellar.

Super-juicy and seductively aromatic, strawberries highlight the what is most memorable about this time of year’s produce. Tomatoes and strawberries have a curiously delightful affinity for each other. A light drizzle of aged balsamic vinegar adds a touch of sweet acid that brightens the entire dish. Creamy rich burrata takes the mozzarella to the next level.

By choosing only the best ingredients – fresh picked Italian basil, the juiciest most flavorful heirloom tomatoes, ripest organic strawberries, and high quality olive oil & aged balsamic vinegar – this salad can stand alone as a most satisfying evening meal. Serve with a good chilled rosé, and this dinner more than anything will evoke the pure taste of the season. No better way to enjoy a hot summer evening…

Strawberry Caprese Salad with Burrata Recipe

Strawberry Caprese Salad with Burrata

Ingredients:

  • heirloom tomatoes, sliced
  • organic strawberries, sliced
  • balsamic syrup
  • burrata, cut into small wedges
  • fruity extra virgin olive oil
  • basil
  • kosher salt & fresh ground pepper

Strawberries and Marigolds

Method:

Arrange tomatoes on a platter, place strawberries around the tomatoes. Drizzle with balsamic syrup. Season with salt and pepper. Place several small wedges of burrata on top. Place a few strawberries on top of the cheese. Drizzle olive oil over entire platter. Scatter basil leaves all over.

Strawberry Caprese Salad with Burrata

Strawberry Caprese Salad with Burrata

Serve with chilled rosé…

Links to other delightful Caprese and Rosé Salads:

Rosé Salad

Summer Rolls – Caprese-Style

Pomodorini e Mozzarella Ciliegine

Caprese Verrine

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