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.
A dish as simple as caprese demands the best: Use firm, in-season tomatoes, the freshest burrata, pristine olive oil and top-quality balsamic vinegar.
Yield: serves 4
2 heirloom beefsteak tomatoes, cored and cut into 1/2"-thick slices
1 pint multi-colored cherry or grape tomatoes, halved if large
8 oz. burrata cheese
1⁄4 cup extra-virgin olive oil
1 tbsp. balsamic vinegar
15 small basil leaves
Grey sea salt and coarsely cracked black pepper, to taste
Arrange 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.