A dish as simple as caprese salad demands the best ingredients: Use firm, in-season tomatoes, the freshest burrata, and dress with pristine olive oil and top-quality balsamic vinegar.
Enlarge Image Credit: Landon NordemanSERVES 4
INGREDIENTS2 heirloom beefsteak tomatoes, cored and cut into ½"-thick slices
1 pint multi-colored cherry or grape tomatoes, halved if large
8 oz. burrata cheese
¼ cup extra-virgin olive oil
1 tbsp. balsamic vinegar
15 small basil leaves
Grey sea salt and coarsely cracked black pepper, to taste
INSTRUCTIONSArrange sliced tomatoes on a large serving platter, and scatter with smaller tomatoes. Using two spoons, dollop burrata evenly over tomatoes; drizzle with oil and balsamic vinegar. Sprinkle with basil, salt and pepper, and serve immediately.
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