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Basil - Summer's Loudest Member of the Garden

Jenny from Not Entirely Average
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 mins
Total Time 5 mins
Course Appetizer, Salad
Cuisine Italian
Servings 2 servings
Calories 151 kcal


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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: 1servingCalories: 151kcalCarbohydrates: 2gProtein: 10gFat: 14gSaturated Fat: 8gCholesterol: 40mgSodium: 2mgPotassium: 124mgFiber: 1gSugar: 1gVitamin A: 1340IUVitamin C: 7mgCalcium: 325mgIron: 1mg
    Keyword 4 ingredient, appetizer, basil, Burrata, cherry tomato, easy, farmers market recipe, mozzarella, salad, tomato