Italian-cheese, fresh-mozzarella, burrata, summer-salad

Stone Fruit and Burrata

Italian-cheese, fresh-mozzarella, burrata, summer-salad

An unexpected appetizer or casual salad to “Wow!” your guests.

Compliment berries and stone fruit with creamy, decadent Burrata.  Peaches, nectarines, apricots and pluots will all work beautifully in this appetizer.

Serves 4 as an appetizer

Ingredients:

2 – 4oz balls of Burrata

1 apricot

¼ cup raspberries

1 nectarine

1-tablespoon extra-virgin olive oil

Pinch large flake sea salt

2 tablespoons fresh basil or tarragon

Directions:

1)    Wash fruit.  Cut apricot and nectarine into slices; arrange on plate.  Add raspberries.

2)    Gently remove Burrata from water, place onto plate with fruit and slice into ½” thick rounds, letting the interior ooze.  Drizzle everything with olive oil and sprinkle cheese with salt.

3)    Garnish with julienne basil or fresh tarragon leaves.  Serve immediately.