TOMATO BURRATA SALAD

Tomato Burrata Salad is a simple and absolutely refreshing dish. It is totally apt for the harsh summers. The slight sweetness of the tomatoes and the creaminess of the burrata are complemented well by the crunch of the walnuts and the delicious pesto!

For some more healthy salads, do take a look at the following recipes too….

  1. Watermelon Feta Salad With Walnut Basil Pesto
  2. Mix Veggie Couscous Salad
  3. Chickpea And Sweet Potato Salad In Citrus Dressing
  4. Burnt Garlic Veggie Salad
  5. Watermelon And Pasta Salad With A Mango Pesto Dressing

Here’s the recipe for the healthy and delicious Tomato Burrata Salad….

Prep Time : 15 min

Cooking Time : NA

Serves : 1

INGREDIENTS :

  • 2 Medium Sized Tomatoes…. Sliced
  • 1 Burrata Cheese Ball
  • 4 Roughly Chopped Walnuts
  • 2-3 Finely Chopped Fresh Basil Leaves For Garnishing
  • As Required Walnut Basil Pesto

OR
For The Basil Walnut Pesto :

  • 10-12 Fresh Basil Leaves
  • 1 Tiny Garlic Clove
  • 4 Walnuts
  • 2 tsp Grated Parmesan Cheese
  • 1 tsp Grated Processed/Pizza Cheese… Optional
  • 2 tbs Olive Oil
  • 1 tiny pinch Salt

METHOD :

  1. For the Tomato Burrata Salad, first and foremost extract the burrata ball from the water it is immersed in and set aside to drain well.
  2. Next rinse well the tomatoes and slice them.
  3. Place these slices over a dish and sprinkle the chopped walnuts over it.
  4. Halve the burrata and place in the centre. Alternatively it can be cubed and spread over the tomatoes.
  5. Either use a pre prepared pesto or just blend the ingredients mentioned above for the pesto, together and set aside till further use.
  6. Drizzle the pesto over the salad and the burrata as well.
  7. Garnish this delicious salad with some chopped walnuts and basil leaves and serve!

Author: tastyrecipesfrompooja

An artist by nature, I love painting, travelling to different places and photographing nature, gardening, crochet, reading, etc. It's my nature to give my best to anything and everything I do. From a person who could cook very few dishes..... I have converted myself to a person who now can cook varied dishes! I like perfection in all my work. Reading a lot of recipes, watching different famous chefs' cooking shows on television and observing their methods, techniques and tips very closely and studiously ....is what has made me a very good cook today. Though there are numerous recipes I haven't tried my hand at..... there are many other in which I have gained exerpertise only by trial and error! I still watch all interesting cookery shows on TV to gain more knowledge on cooking techniques of other cultures from here and abroad!! Nowadays, I have started adding healthy twists to my dishes as and when I can without compromising on their original taste. Started this blog to share a few recipes of mine with all other cooking enthusiasts! Happy cooking to all! ๐Ÿ˜ƒ

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