23 Delicious Yet Simple Burrata Recipes

If you’re craving the taste of authentic Italian dishes, then you’re going to love these burrata recipes. 

If you’re unfamiliar with burrata; essentially, it is Italian cow milk (sometimes buffalo milk) cheese that is made from cream and mozzarella.

23 Delicious Yet Simple Burrata Recipes

The outer layer is a firm cheese; however, on the inside, you’ll find cream and stracciatella, providing it with an unusual yet soft and delicious texture – making it truly irresistible. 

From pasta to risotto to salad, we have outlined 23 different recipes where burrata is taking center stage. Let’s jump straight into it!

1. Marinated Burrata

If you’re looking for an appetizer to serve at your next dinner party, then you’ve certainly come to the right place with this recipe. Just remember to prepare this dish ahead of time since it requires 2 hours of chilling.

However, the wait will be worth it! With just one bite of this garlic-infused, olive oil, and herb burrata spread, you will be in food heaven. 

Simply spread your burrata on some Italian bread, of course, and you’ll have your mouth-watering, satisfying appetizer, or even a midday snack!

2. Crockpot Burrata French Onion Soup

If you’re looking for a little twist on the classic French onion soup (see also our favorite crockpot soup recipes), then try adding some burrata! 

Cooking French onion soup has never been easier when made in a Crockpot (see also ‘28 Easy Crockpot Recipes For Vegetarians‘)! And the best thing about this?

Inside the Crockpot, the burrata shell melts and oozes into the soup, creating a deliciously rich, and creamy soup (see also ‘Creamy Soup Recipes: 33 Of The Best‘). 

Take some French baguette to scoop up the stringy onion and melty cheese, while soaking up the rich broth for the perfect combination of flavors.

3. Peaches, Burrata & Prosciutto With White Balsamic Vinaigrette

Once again, we have the perfect combination of burrata and peaches in the mouth-watering, appealing recipe. 

Essentially, this recipe is similar to a Caprese salad; however, instead of tomatoes, you will find deliciously sweet peaches on a bed of arugula and drizzled with olive oil.

The sweetness of the peaches works perfectly with the saltiness of the prosciutto, and then the burrata takes the dish to a whole new level.

4. Tomato & Burrata Bruschetta

If you like regular bruschetta then you are going to love this enhanced version!

Grilled Italian bread is spread with deliciously creamy cheese and then topped with a tasty, fresh tomato mixture. It is sure to be a summer favorite!

Between the crunchiness of the bread, the sweetness of the tomatoes, and the slight richness of the cheese, you’re left with a combination of flavors that work perfectly together.

5. Burrata Salad

The perfect dish for those summer months where you turn to easy, fresh, and light cooking.

High on the agenda are salads, and the grilled nectarine burrata salad bears no exception – perfect for those hot days. 

Jam-packed with goodness, this recipe contains creamy burrata cheese, and grilled fruits for sweetness, and is topped with herbaceous pesto dressing for the finishing touch, it is sure to become a summertime favorite. 

Better yet? In just under 30 minutes you will have this delicious salad on the dinner table!

6. Burrata Pizza

Once you’ve tried burrata pizza, you’ll never want to return to regular mozzarella pizza ever again!

When making this pizza, it’s important not to overload it with any unnecessary toppings, since the cheese should be the star of the show here. 

Experience your pizza in true Italian fashion by keeping the toppings at a minimum with some fresh cherry tomatoes and perhaps a few fresh basil leaves.

7. Burst Tomato Burrata Pasta

Burst tomatoes make for the ultimate secret kitchen weapon. It is the key ingredient in turning a basic pasta into an indulgent one.

A general rule of thumb is that burst tomatoes equal a burst of flavor! And this is exactly what this recipe delivers. 

However, of course, the star of the show here is the burrata. The combination of cherry tomatoes, olive oil, garlic, balsamic vinegar, and burrata makes for a truly mouth-watering experience.

8. Burrata With Balsamic Tomatoes

With just a few minutes to throw together, these roasted tomatoes create the perfect summer appetizer!

Packed with creamy burrata cheese, drizzled with balsamic vinegar, and topped with fresh basil for a flavorful meal.

The velvetiness of the burrata paired with the tanginess of the balsamic with the explosion of flavor from the tomatoes provides an experience like no other. 

Whether you simply swirl the tomatoes into the cheese and eat it straight or spread it on some toasted bread – you can’t go wrong with this recipe!

9. Burrata With Balsamic Cherries And Basil

Just as good as a combination of peaches and burrata, cherries and burrata work just as perfectly!

Juicy cherries are paired with fragrant basil and fresh, creamy burrata for the ultimate summer appetizer!

In just a few minutes, you’ll have an impressive-looking spread. Pair with crispy garlic bread, and you’ll have an appetizer that all your guests will enjoy.

10. Tomato, Peach, And Burrata Salad

This tomato, peach, and burrata salad is the epitome of summer on a plate, featuring vibrant colors and delicious flavors. 

Juicy cherry tomatoes, fresh basil, and sweet peaches are tossed together with a tangy, herby, honey vinaigrette.

Served over creamy burrata cheese with a sprinkle of toasted pumpkin seeds for the perfect amount of crunch and flavor.

Serve it with some olive oil-infused bread or eat it straight from the plate!

11. Golden Sweet Potato Soup With Burrata And Sage Pesto

Cold nights are made for this golden sweet potato soup! In one mouthful, you’ll feel warm and cozy from your head to your toes – nothing is more comforting than this recipe!

Fall sweet potatoes are pureed with caramelized shallots, a touch of butter, creamy coconut milk, and fresh thyme.

Swirled inside you’ll find fried sage pesto, and topped with smooth burrata cheese to produce the perfect savory bowl of soup. 

It’s creamy, healthy, and indulgent all at the same time, the perfect recipe to add to your Thanksgiving menu (see also ‘33 Delicious Thanksgiving Appetizers‘)!

12. Eggplant Parmesan With Tomato And Burrata

Eggplant parmesan is a quintessential Italian dish; however, add tomato and burrata and it becomes a whole new experience! 

Instead of mozzarella, you’ll find burrata which provides a whole lot of depth, as well as smoothness to the cheese when paired with the hearty eggplants for a truly perfect combination.

13. Baby Spinach And Burrata Cheese Pasta

Burrata doesn’t have to be reserved primarily for salads. You can also accompany them to your favorite meals. Just like this baby spinach and burrata cheese pasta!

With only seven ingredients needed and 15 minutes of your time, you’ll be rewarded with this hearty, delicious meal that the whole family is sure to enjoy.

14. Lemon Basil Burrata With Garlic Toasts

If you’re looking for movie night snacks, you have come to the right place (see also ‘24 Best Snacks For Movie Night‘)!

Crunchy garlic toast is smeared with lemon-basil-infused creamy burrata and olive oil. With simple ingredients, you should be able to find most of the ingredients already in your pantry!

This is a much lighter alternative to garlic knots or garlic bread.

15. Lemon Basil Risotto With Burrata

If you’re looking for the perfect vegetarian main course, that even the meat-eaters in your family will enjoy, then you’ve come to the right place! 

This lemon basic risotto is packed with refreshing lemon flavors, and vibrant basil pesto, and topped off with rich, creamy burrata for the ultimate meal. 

Whether served as a side dish or a main meal, you can’t go wrong with this recipe.

16. Grilled Peaches With Burrata And Honey

This is another delicious appetizer featuring a combination of peaches and creamy burrata. Once again, top crunchy toast with fresh fruits and creamy cheese. 

The pine nuts (see also ‘5 Substitutes For Pine Nuts‘) add a nutty, fun twist to this show-stopping dish.

17. Truffle Burrata Toast

This recipe is easy to make, with only a few ingredients and steps, you’ll be able to whip up this recipe in just under 10 minutes!

For this recipe, you’ll want to scoop the inside of the burrata on some crusty bread, then drizzle the not-so-secret ingredient of truffle oil to experience mouth-watering flavors.

18. Apricot, Cherry, And Burrata Salad

This salad is bursting with both flavors and colors for a truly irresistible salad. The sweet apricots and cherries and the creamy, rich burrata perfectly balance out all the different flavors. 

The contrast in colors from greens, whites, oranges, and reds makes for a kaleidoscope of color, adding to the overall appetizing look of the salad.

19. Burrata With Savory Granola

Burrata for breakfast? Why not! This savory granola is a healthier alternative to sweet granola that perfectly combines with burrata. 

It’s a simple recipe containing crunchy pumpkin seeds, cumin seeds, and smoked paprika- the perfect combination for an appetizing starter, or breakfast!

20. Tomato, Avocado, And Burrata Flatbread

Essentially, this tomato, avocado, and burrata flatbread is the love child of avocado toast and a traditional pizza. No wonder it makes for a perfect combination! 

In the summer, you can’t go wrong with grilled pizza; however, the task of making homemade pizza dough can sometimes be tedious. That’s why we present you with flatbread pizza (see also ‘23 Quick And Tasty Flatbread Recipes‘)!

These ensure a quick, simple meal that is sure to hit the right spot. With only 15 minutes, you’ll have this dish on the table in no time. You can’t say no to pizza; whatever the kind!

21. Strawberry Salad With Burrata

Strawberries and burrata come together for the perfect combination of both savory and sweet flavors, with the burst of sweetness from the strawberries and the smoothness of the burrata.

It is a simply gorgeous dish that is sure to be a crowd pleaser! With only five ingredients and 10 minutes to prepare, you’ll be left with an insanely satisfying appetizer.

22. Campanelle With White Beans, Lemon, And Burrata

Trust us, this is the most restaurant-worth dish you will ever see. It’s both beautiful and delicious at the same time and will leave you reminiscent of dining on the Italian coastline, even if you’ve never been before!

If you’re unfamiliar with campanelle pasta, then you’re in for the best feast. The pasta perfectly soaks up the melted burrata for a delicious, flavorsome meal.

23. Roasted Vegetable Lasagna With Burrata

Move along traditional lasagna, burrata lasagna is in town. Think of it as a grown-up version of the classic lasagna!

Packed with a range of vegetables, and, of course, lots of cheese – it makes for a truly irresistible meal.

While it may require a little extra time to prepare, the result will be worth it!

Frequently Asked Questions

What Is Burrata?

For those unfamiliar with burrata, it is cow milk cheese that is made from a combination of cream and mozzarella. 

Typically found in the Apulia region in Italy, burrata originated in the town of Andria.

From the outside, it looks uncannily similar to mozzarella; however, the inside is filled with a creamy, gooey bliss that spills out when sliced.

Final Thoughts

There are endless amounts of ways to eat burrata.

From main dishes such as Baby Spinach and Burrata Cheese Pasta to salads such as Tomato, Peach, and Burrata Salad, to delicious appetizers such as Burrata with Balsamic Tomatoes.

Hopefully, this guide has informed you of all the different types of burrata recipes!

23 Delicious Yet Simple Burrata Recipes

23 Delicious Yet Simple Burrata Recipes

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Burrata is a delicious, fresh cheese that you can use in a variety of dishes. Here are 23 delicious recipes that use burrata in a variety of ways.

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