Burrata Toast Three Ways

Burrata Toast Three Ways

My Santa Monica Farmer's Market haul makes me all sorts of happy!!!

I picked a delicious loaf of multigrain bread, but feel free to use whatever bread you'd like (baguette, focaccia, sourdough, etc).

Balsamic Glaze Ingredients: Balsamic Vinegar + Honey

To make the balsamic glaze, put the honey and balsamic vinegar into a pot and bring to a boil. Once it starts simmering, reduce the heat to low and stir occasionally. When the consistency is syrupy and the glaze has reduced by about half, turn off the heat and transfer the contents to a glass jar or container.

Burrata Toast ingredients and toppings spread out for easy assembly.

First put a thick layer of burrata cheese on your toasted bread.

Then start layering them with toppings.

Doesn't the fig look so pretty?!

1. Burrata Toast with figs, arugula and balsamic glaze
2. Burrata Toast with strawberries and balsamic glaze
3. Burrata Toast with heirloom tomatoes, basil leaves, and balsamic glaze

Three different types of Burrata Toast perfect as appetizers or a light meal.

"Burrata Toast Three Ways" with tomatoes, strawberries, or figs!



Whenever I can, I enjoy taking trips out to the Santa Monica Farmer's Market early in the morning to get the freshest produce. I love eyeing all the seasonal produce and beautiful flowers, and was so happy to nab these amazing strawberries, figs, and heirloom tomatoes. While modern farming has allowed us to get so many types of produce year round, I much prefer to eat what's in season. The produce is by far sweeter, fresher, more nutritious, and more sustainable when grown in its optimal climate and time. I definitely encourage you to find your nearest farmers market!

I based this recipe around my farmer's market goodies, and thought that I wanted to showcase them all on burrata toast. The fresh and mild burrata cheese pairs really well with the different toppings and allows their flavors to shine through. All you need is to season the toast with balsamic glaze, and salt and pepper. Burrata toasts are perfect as appetizers or even as light and healthy meals. While I have three options here, I can't wait to experiment with more toppings. If you have any favorites or ideas, I'd love to know!

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BURRATA TOAST THREE WAYS

DIFFICULTY LEVEL: Easy Peasy

TIME: 20 Minutes

SERVINGS: 2-3

INGREDIENTS:

  • 4-5 Strawberries
  • 2 Figs
  • 1 Heirloom Tomato
  • 8 Ounces Burrata
  • 6 Slices of Toast
  • 1 Cup Arugula
  • Small Handful of Basil Leaves
  • Salt & Pepper

BALSAMIC GLAZE INGREDIENTS:

  • 1/2 Cup Balsamic Vinegar
  • 1 Tbsp Honey

INSTRUCTIONS: 

  1. Put your balsamic vinegar and honey into a pot and bring to a boil. Once it begins to boil, reduce the heat to low and stir occasionally.
  2. While your balsamic vinegar is thickening, cut six slices of bread and toast it.
  3. Wash and prep the fruit, veggies, and burrata.
  4. When the balsamic glaze is reduced by about half and syrupy, you can transfer it to a glass jar to cool down.
  5. Toss the strawberry slices with the balsamic glaze and season with salt and pepper.
  6. Assemble the toast by spreading a thick layer of burrata cheese. There will be three types:
  • Burrata + Arugula + Figs + Balsamic Glaze
  • Burrata + Strawberries + Balsamic Glaze
  • Burrata + Tomatoes + Basil Leaves + Balsamic Glaze

NOTES:

  • You can store the extra balsamic glaze in an airtight container in the fridge for up to two weeks.

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CREDITS:
Styling & Photography: Annie Cho