Peaches, Burrata & Prosciutto with White Balsamic Vinagrette
I will look for any excuse to eat burrata: on crusty bread, in salads, atop pizzas and pastas, and even drizzled with honey for dessert. And I’m not the only one. Burrata seems to be the new buffalo mozzarella — it’s showing up on restaurant menus everywhere. Meaning “buttery” in Italian, burrata is a fresh Italian cheese made from mozzarella and cream. The outer shell is solid mozzarella, while the inside is a blend of fresh mozzarella and cream, giving it a soft, creamy interior and luxuriously rich flavor. This fun play on the Caprese salad is a great way to enjoy it. Sweet peaches make a luscious stand-in for tomatoes, as they contrast the saltiness of the prosciutto, richness of the pine nuts, and acidity of the vinaigrette. Simple and pretty, this salad makes the the perfect “company dish” for a summer BBQ.
Begin by toasting the pine nuts in a small skillet over medium heat. This only takes a few minutes and really brings out their flavor.
Next, arrange the peaches and prosciutto on a platter. Top with the chunks of the burrata and basil leaves, sprinkle with salt and pepper, and then drizzle with olive oil and vinegar. Sprinkle the pine nuts over top and that’s all there is to it. Enjoy!
Peaches, Burrata & Prosciutto Salad
- 2 tablespoons pine nuts
- 3 yellow peaches, pitted and sliced into wedges
- 8 ounces burrata cheese, torn into chunks (optional)
- 2 ounces prosciutto, torn into long strips
- 3/4 cup loosely packed fresh basil leaves
- 1/2 teaspoon salt
- Freshly ground black pepper, to taste
- 2 tablespoons extra virgin olive oil
- 2 tablespoons white balsamic vinegar
- Place the pine nuts in a small skillet over medium heat. Cook, stirring constantly, until golden brown in spots, a few minutes. Transfer to a small bowl and let cool.
- Arrange the peaches and prosciutto on a platter. Top with the burrata and basil. Sprinkle with salt and pepper, and then drizzle with oil and vinegar. Sprinkle the pine nuts over top and serve.
- Per serving (4 servings)
- Calories: 169
- Fat: 11g
- Saturated fat: 2g
- Carbohydrates: 13g
- Sugar: 11g
- Fiber: 2g
- Protein: 6g
- Sodium: 675mg
- Cholesterol: 10mg
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