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Macerated Peach & Burrata Salad with Basil Oil


  • Author: Sabrina Russo
  • Prep Time: 15 minutes
  • Total Time: 15 minutes
  • Yield: 4 servings 1x
  • Diet: Vegetarian

Description

My caprese-inspired salad is made up of juicy, macerated peaches, creamy burrata cheese and a herbaceous basil oil.


Ingredients

Scale
  • 3 medium peaches, cut into wedges
  • 5oz (150g) ball of burrata cheese
  • 2 tsp sugar, or to taste
  • 2 tsp lemon juice, or to taste
  • ¼ cup extra virgin olive oil
  • 2 tbsp basil leaves, packed, plus more for garnish
  • Kosher salt
  • Crusty bread, warmed, for serving

Instructions

  1. Take out cheese: Remove burrata from fridge and sit out at room temperature. Leave in container with water until ready to eat.
  2. Macerate peaches: Add peach wedges to a bowl and season with salt. Add sugar and lemon juice to taste, starting with ½ to 1 tsp each, depending on the sweetness and tartness of your fruit. My peaches were not very sweet.
  3. Make basil oil: Add basil with a pinch of salt and a tablespoon of oil to a food processer. Chop. Add remaining 3 tablespoons of oil and process until basil is finely chopped and incorporated in oil. Strain through a sieve.
  4. Serve: Place burrata and macerated peaches on a plate. Drizzle over basil oil and garnish with basil leaves. Serve with bread. Enjoy.
  • Category: Appetizer
  • Method: Blend, Slice
  • Cuisine: Italian

Nutrition

  • Serving Size: 1/4 of salad
  • Calories: 270
  • Sugar: 10g
  • Sodium: 223mg
  • Fat: 22g
  • Saturated Fat: 7g
  • Carbohydrates: 12g
  • Fiber: 2g
  • Protein: 9g

Keywords: peach and burrata salad, peach salad, peaches and burrata