Simple Heirloom Tomato and Burrata Salad

This fresh and creamy heirloom tomato and burrata salad proves that the best recipes are often the simplest. Ingredients
Prep Time2 hrs 10 mins
Total Time2 hrs 8 mins
Course: Appetizer, Salad
Cuisine: Italian
Keyword: Healthy tomato salad, Tomato and burrata salad
Servings: 5
Calories: 191kcal

Ingredients

  • 6-8 heirloom tomatoes
  • ¼ cup extra-virgin olive oil
  • 2 tablespoons good-quality balsamic vinegar
  • 6 leaves of basil chopped, plus extra for garnish
  • ½ teaspoon each of salt and pepper
  • 1 large ball of burrata cheese
  • Pinch red pepper flakes optional

Instructions

  • Cut tomatoes into quarters or eighths, depending on how large you want the slices. Place in a medium-sized bowl.
  • Toss tomatoes with olive oil, balsamic vinegar, chopped basil, salt and pepper. Refrigerate for 2 hours.
  • Set tomatoes out at room temperature for 30 minutes prior to serving and transfer to a serving plate or bowl. Option to drizzle leftover oil and balsamic over tomatoes or re-use it for dipping bread into.
  • Place burrata cheese on top of tomatoes, sprinkle with red pepper flakes, and add additional basil for garnish. Enjoy immediately.

Notes

Nutrition for ⅙ of recipe (assuming all olive oil is consumed): 191 calories, 15 g fat (4 g saturated), 11 g carb, 1 g fiber, 7 g sugar, 5 g protein