Tomato Basil Bruschetta with Burrata


This recipe for tomato basil bruschetta with burrata is the perfect summer dish. It is fresh, light and full of flavour. The tomato basil bruschetta is made with fresh tomatoes, basil, garlic and olive oil, and is served with a creamy burrata cheese. This dish can be made ahead of time and is perfect for entertaining.

Ingredients

  • 1kg of ripe tomatoes, diced
  • 1 bunch of fresh basil, chopped
  • 3 cloves of garlic, minced
  • 6 tablespoons of olive oil
  • Salt and pepper
  • 1 Burrata cheese

Method

1. Preheat the oven to 200C.

2. In a bowl, mix together the diced tomatoes, basil, garlic and olive oil. Season with salt and pepper.

3. Place the tomato mixture on a baking tray and roast in the oven for 20 minutes.

4. Remove from the oven and let cool.

5. To assemble, place the roasted tomatoes on a piece of bread, top with the burrata cheese and a drizzle of olive oil.

Potential changes & improvements

If you are not a fan of burrata, you could use mozzarella or goat’s cheese instead. You could also add some chopped olives or roasted peppers to the tomato mixture. For a more substantial dish, you could serve the bruschetta with grilled chicken or fish.

What other food it works well with

This dish goes well with a green salad and a glass of white wine.

Common Mistakes

One common mistake when making this dish is to use unripe tomatoes. Make sure to use ripe tomatoes for the best flavour.

Nutritional Information

This dish is high in vitamins A and C.

Allergens

This dish contains milk and gluten.


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