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One of my first trips to RH cafe we ordered the burrata upon the waiter’s recommendation.  What a great choice that was!  If you have never tried burrata, you are missing out.  Burrata is a mozzarella cheese infused with cream.  When you cut into the mozzarella ball a beautiful creamy center pours out.

This appetizer takes minutes to prepare so you can throw it out to your guests quickly.  They will be so impressed and I am sure there will be no leftovers when you are done.

You can either serve it with pita bread, crackers or grilled toast which is my favorite way.

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Burrata and Grilled Toast


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Ingredients

  • 1 container of Burrata
  • 45 tablespoons garlic butter sauce (ADD RECIPE)
  • 12 tablespoons balsamic vinegar
  • Handful of arugula
  • optional: crushed pecans (I use the sweet and spicy ones from Trader Joe’s)
  • 56 Slices of bread

Instructions

  1. Cut the crusts off the bread and flatten bread with rolling pin. Brush both sides with butter sauce.
  2. Place burrata balls on a plate on a bed of arugula, pour remaining garlic sauce over the top, drizzle balsamic and add the crunchy pecans to the top.
  3. Lightly grill the bread on a hot grill for a couple minutes per side until slightly toasted. Watch this closely becuase it can burn quickly. I would recommend even placing it on the top shelf of the grill.
  4. If you do not have a grill you can throw it in the oven on 400 for 5-6 minutes.
  5. Cut toast in quarters and serve with burrata.

Notes

  • You can usually find burrata in the deli section of cheese of your local store, near the mozerella balls.
  • Alternative topping: I have also used a fig jam instead of balsamic and topped with bacon and pecans. This also is very delicious!

Nutrition

  • Serving Size: 4

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