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Burrata Appetizer with Tomatoes

Burrata appetizer with tomatoes is an elegant Italian inspired appetizer perfect for a special get together.  Pair this creamy cheese with your favorite glass of wine! 
Prep Time5 mins
Cook Time5 mins
Course: Appetizer
Cuisine: Italian
Keyword: burrata cheese appetizer, cheese appetizer, Italian appetizer
Servings: 4
Author: Bobbie Blue

Equipment

  • grill pan

Ingredients

  • 2 balls Burrata cheese
  • 4 slices Italian bread
  • 1 -2 tablespoon olive oil
  • 1 pint grape tomatoes, quartered
  • 6-8 leaves fresh basil
  • 1/4 Teaspoon Salt
  • 1/4 Teaspoon Pepper

Instructions

  • Prep ingredients by combining sliced tomatoes, basil, olive oil, salt and pepper.
  • Heat grill pan on medium heat, brush bread with olive oil, and place in pan once hot. Bread will need to be weighed down with another heavy skillet to achieve good grill marks.
  • Remove bread from pan and arrange on serving plate with tomato.
  • Take each ball of burrata cheese, slicing in half and place on top of tomatoes. Drizzle with olive oil and garnish with basil leaves.

Notes

If you do not have a grill pan you can just toast the bread.