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Tomatoes and Burrata

Prep Time15 mins
Cook Time10 mins
Servings: 4
Author: Adapted by Pam - For the Love of Cooking / Original by Ina Garten

Ingredients

Tomatoes & Burrata:

  • 1 ball Burrata cheese, halved
  • 1 1/2 cups Heirloom cherry tomatoes, halved or quartered depending on size
  • Good olive oil, to taste
  • Balsamic glaze, to taste
  • Sea salt and freshly cracked pepper, to taste
  • Fresh basil, chiffonade

Garlic Toasts:

  • 1 Baguette, sliced thinly on a diagonal
  • Olive oil, to taste
  • Sea salt and freshly cracked pepper, to taste
  • 1 clove of garlic, halved lengthwise

Instructions

Tomatoes & Burrata:

  • Cut the ball of burrata cheese in half crosswise and place the halves, cut side down in a serving dish.
  • Add the tomatoes around the cheese then drizzle with some good olive oil and then some balsamic glaze.
  • Season with lots of freshly cracked black pepper and sea salt, to taste. Top with chopped basil right before serving. 

Garlic Toasts:

  • Preheat the oven to 400 degrees.
  • Slice the baguette diagonally into thin slices. Lay the slices in one layer on a baking sheet, brush each with olive oil, and sprinkle generously with salt and pepper.
  • Bake the toasts for 10 minutes, or until they are browned and crisp.
  • Remove from the oven and rub one side of the toasts with the cut side of the garlic as soon as they are cool enough to handle.
  • Serve the tomatoes and burrata with the garlic toasts at room temperature. Enjoy.