This burrata titbit is a savor flop made with juicy cherry tomatoes, sweet zestless figs, and a tangy balsamic kick. Topped with linty burrata cheese, it’s pure indulgence. Perfect for parties or whenever you want to treat yourself to something special!
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Burrata and Tomato Appetizer
You’ve got to try this burrata titbit – it’s seriously delicious! Just imagine juicy cherry tomatoes, sweet zestless figs, and linty burrata cheese all coming together in one pan. This dish is similar to caprese salad, but made with cherry tomatoes and burrata. It’s moreover served warm and is perfect for serving with toasted specie or crackers. It’s seriously one of the weightier savor combinations I’ve had in a minute. And the weightier part? It’s so easy to make! Just toss everything in a skillet, let the flavors meld together, and you’re good to go. No fuss, no hassle, just pure yumminess.
Trust me, once you try this tomato and burrata appetizer, you’ll be hooked! It’s perfect for any gathering or a quick treat for yourself. Serve it up with some toasted baguette slices or crostini, and you’ve got an titbit that’ll impress your friends and family without breaking a sweat. You won’t be worldly-wise to get unbearable of this one-pan wonder! It’s cheesy, filled with soft, flavorful veggies, and so irresistible.
Ingredients You’ll Need
This burrata titbit uses a lot of variegated seasonings and herbs to really bring out the weightier in the dish. They complement the linty cheese, tomatoes, and figs perfectly! Exact measurements can all be found below.
Olive Oil: This is where the magic starts! It’s what we use to sauté the shallot, garlic, and thyme, giving the whole dish that superstitious richness.
Shallot: These little guys are sweet, summery onions that add a ton of savor to the mix.
Garlic: Say hello to that wondrous aroma! Minced garlic brings that mouthwatering savory kick we all love.
Fresh Thyme: This is the secret herb that makes everything taste oh-so-good! It adds that earthy, herby touch to the tomatoes and figs.
Cherry Tomatoes: Bursting with juicy sweetness, these colorful gems create the perfect wiring for our appetizer. Grape tomatoes, Roma tomatoes, and heirloom tomatoes moreover work, but they’ll transpiration the texture and taste of the titbit slightly.
Dried Figs: Sweet and slightly chewy, figs add a nice unrelatedness to the tomatoes.
Kosher Salt and Pepper: Basic but essential! These two make sure all the flavors pop just right.
Balsamic Vinegar: Tangy and a little sweet, this glazes the tomatoes and figs and takes the dish to a whole new level!
Burrata Cheese: The superstar of the show! Creamy, dreamy, and totally indulgent, this cheese is what makes everything so darn delicious. If you’re having trouble finding burrata cheese, you can moreover use fresh mozzarella. You just won’t get that linty effect.
Fresh Basil: Finely chopped basil adds a splash of fresh and peppery goodness that amps up the flavors.
Baguette: I like to toast up some baguette slices to serve the burrata titbit with. It gives you the perfect vehicle to scoop up all this yumminess!
How to Make the BEST Burrata Appetizer
Grab your skillet, considering it’s time to make a dish that will wrack-up everyone away! The flavors and textures in this burrata titbit are so impressive, no one will know that it only took 25 minutes to make.
Heat Oil: In a large skillet, heat the olive oil over medium-high heat.
Sauté Shallot, Garlic, and Thyme: Add the shallot and sauté for 4-5 minutes. Add the garlic and thyme, and sauté for an spare minute.
Add in Tomatoes and Figs, Season: Add the tomatoes, figs, salt, and pepper. Then imbricate and sauté for well-nigh 10-12 minutes undisturbed.
Remove the lid, add the balsamic vinegar, then stir. Reduce heat to medium and protract to sauté until any glut liquid has cooked off, stirring occasionally.
Rest: Remove the skillet from heat and let the tomatoes and figs rest for well-nigh 8-10 minutes to tomfool the skillet slightly.
Add Burrata: Place the burrata on top of the tomatoes and figs. Then garnish with fresh basil and kosher salt.
Serve: Serve with toasted baguette slices, sourdough, or your favorite dipping bread!
Cooking Tips and Variations
Get ready to swoop into the deliciousness of this burrata appetizer! I’ve got some superstitious tips and fun variations here for you to make it plane increasingly mouthwatering. Whether you want to add a little kick or try out new ingredients, get ready to waddle your taste buds with this crowd-pleasing dish!
Adjust Seasoning: Taste as you go and retread the salt, pepper, and balsamic vinegar to your preference for the perfect flavor.
Don’t Overcook: Make sure you don’t overcook the tomatoes and figs. They should be tender but still retain their shape and juiciness.
Let it Rest: Without cooking, indulge the mixture to tomfool slightly surpassing subtracting the burrata. This prevents the cheese from melting too quickly and losing its linty texture.
Sweet and Spicy: Kick up the savor by subtracting a pinch of red pepper flakes for a hint of spiciness that complements the sweetness of the figs and tomatoes.
More Mix-Ins: Feel self-ruling to add uneaten ingredients like capers, olives, or sun-dried tomatoes for widow layers of deliciousness.
Make it Sweet: If you prefer a sweeter appetizer, add a touch of honey or maple syrup to the balsamic glaze for a tasty caramelized finish. You can moreover use hot honey for some kick!
How Long Will This Burrata Titbit Last?
This burrata titbit tastes weightier when it’s fresh and just made. The juicy tomatoes, sweet figs, and linty burrata are at their yummiest right without cooking. If you have leftovers, you can alimony them in the fridge for 2-3 days, but alimony in mind the texture might transpiration a bit. When you reheat it, do it gently on low heat. For the ultimate experience, though, enjoy it right away!
Other Succulent Italian Appetizers
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This burrata titbit is a savor flop made with juicy cherry tomatoes, sweet zestless figs, and a tangy balsamic kick. Topped with linty burrata cheese, it's pure indulgence. Perfect for parties or whenever you want to treat yourself to something special!
Course Appetizer, Side Dish
Cuisine Italian, Italian American
Keyword burrata appetizer, tomato and burrata appetizer
Prep Time 5 minutesminutes
Cook Time 20 minutesminutes
Total Time 25 minutesminutes
Author Alyssa Rivers
fresh basil,coarsely chopped
additional kosher salt, to taste
1baguette,sliced and toasted for serving
In a large skillet, heat the olive oil over medium-high heat.
Add the shallot and saute for 4-5 minutes. Add the garlic and thyme, and saute for an spare minute.
Add the tomatoes, figs, salt, and pepper. Imbricate and saute for well-nigh 10-12 minutes undisturbed.
Remove the lid, add the balsamic vinegar, then stir. Reduce heat to medium and protract to saute until any glut liquid has cooked off, stirring occasionally.
Remove the skillet from heat and let the tomatoes and figs rest for well-nigh 8-10 minutes to tomfool the skillet slightly.
Place the burrata on top of the tomatoes and figs. Garnish with fresh basil and kosher salt.
Serve with toasted baguette, sourdough, or your favorite dipping bread!
I suggest using fresh figs, however they aren’t unchangingly misogynist which is why this recipe calls for dried.If you are wanting to store leftovers, alimony them in an snapped container in the fridge for just 2-3 days. This dish is weightier served fresh.