Burrata with Roasted Tomatoes and Pesto

Burrata with Roasted Tomatoes and Pesto

It’s the start of another week! I hope everyone had a lovely weekend.

A couple of months ago when Chris and I were in Napa, we had lunch at this cute little wine bar.  One of the dishes we ordered was their housemade burrata.  It was served with tomatoes and pesto on some grilled crusty bread.  It was heaven! I couldn’t stop thinking about this dish since then so I decided to attempt this at home.

I went the quick way and used store-bought pesto.  I’m guessing that’s why the pesto isn’t all that vibrant green in my photos.  ::: sigh ::: It was delicious but would have tasted (and looked) better with a homemade sauce. Enjoy your week!

Burrata with Roasted Tomatoes and Pesto

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  • 1 (10 ounce) box of cherry tomatoes, halved
  • 1/4 cup of extra virgin olive oil
  • salt and pepper to season
  • 2 tablespoons of pesto sauce
  • 2 balls of burrata

Burrata with Roasted Tomatoes and Pesto


Preheat the oven to 375 degrees F.

Place tomatoes in a small baking pan.  Coat with extra virgin olive oil, and season with salt and pepper.  Roast for 20 minutes or until tomatoes shrink up and burst.

Spread pesto sauce out onto two plates, 1 tablespoon per each plate.  Divide roasted tomatoes in half and gently place them on the plate.  Then place the burrata over the pesto sauce, 1 ball per plate.  Serve with crusty bread.

Burrata with Roasted Tomatoes and Pesto


71 thoughts on “Burrata with Roasted Tomatoes and Pesto

  1. I love burrata cheese and yes, pesto and tomato are just perfect with this creamy cheese…yum!
    Have a great week Anne 😀

  2. Oh, yes. Burrata!!! Such a great cheese, isn’t it? This is a great way to serve it, too, Anne. It’s another reason to eagerly anticipate this season’s tomatoes from my garden. 🙂

  3. i LOVE burrata – once tomatoes are in season here in New England, I’ll be eating it on the regular with tomatoes and a good sprinkling of Maldon. Great summer dish!!

  4. Oh yum, Anne – this looks like such a fantastic light summer lunch or appetizer. Burrata is so addictive -I had a caprese salad with burrata and such similar flavors to this dish a while back, and it was one of the most fantastic salads I’d ever had. Beautiful!

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