Burrata & Prosciutto Plate

Simple and fancy!

This delicious dish works great for an appetizer, or if you’re feeling fancy, an afternoon snack! Super simple to throw together but so delicious.

Ingredients

Serves 2

  • Package of burrata (usually comes with two pieces)

  • 1/4lb or 1 container of prepackaged proscuitto. Ask for it really thinly sliced if at the deli counter!

  • Fresh basil

  • Olive oil

  • Balsamic vinegar or a balsamic reduction, which you can buy or make by simmering balsamic vinegar until thickened

  • Flaky sea salt and freshly cracked black pepper

Step One: Arrange your proscuitto on the plate. It doesn’t need to be perfect – I like to bend the slices in whatever way I think looks good.
Step Two: Cut your burrata into approximately four pieces per ball. You can also tear them instead for a rustic look! Add these to the plate.
Step Three: Chiffonade your basil: roll a couple of leaves up and then slice thinly with a knife. Put these on the plate as well, ideally on top of the burrata.
Step Four: Drizzle with olive oil and balsamic, then sprinkle on salt and as much pepper as you like.

Make it your own:

  • Mozzarella works great as a substitute for the burrata, but you won’t get the same creaminess.

  • Feel free to try different herbs in place of the basil.

  • While I have only made this with proscuitto, you can try this out with mortadella or salami as well.

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