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Basil - Summer's Loudest Member of the Garden

Basil, summer's loudest Member of the garden, is also key to this fresh Caprese salad of Burrata, grape tomatoes, and good olive oil.
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Prep Time: 5 minutes
Total Time: 5 minutes
Course: Appetizer, Salad
Cuisine: Italian
Keyword: 4 ingredient, appetizer, basil, Burrata, cherry tomato, easy, farmers market recipe, mozzarella, salad, tomato
Servings: 2 servings
Calories: 151kcal
Cost: $3.06 per serving

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    Ingredients for Basil, Tomato, and Burrata Salad

    • 1 ball Burrata fresh, removed from brine and dried carefully with paper toweling
    • 1 cup basil whole, fresh leaves
    • 1/2 cup tomatoes Campari or cherry tomatoes, halved
    • drizzle olive oil to taste, I am using Thea
    • Malden salt to taste


    • drizzle Balsamic glaze to taste


    The Method

    • Arrange Burrata, basil and tomatoes on a plate. Drizzle with both olive oil and Balsamic glaze and dust with just a pinch of flakey sea salt. To serve as a lunch, add crusty bread.


    Serving: 1serving | Calories: 151kcal | Carbohydrates: 2g | Protein: 10g | Fat: 14g | Saturated Fat: 8g | Cholesterol: 40mg | Sodium: 2mg | Potassium: 124mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 1g | Vitamin A: 1340IU | Vitamin C: 7mg | Calcium: 325mg | Iron: 1mg

    Please note that the nutrition information provided above is approximate and meant as a guideline only.