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Burrata Appetizer Recipe

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  • Author: Maxine Dubois
  • Total Time: 35 minutes
  • Yield: 4 servings 1x


This Roasted Peppers Burrata Appetizer Recipe is made with bell peppers, cherry tomatoes, garlic, balsamic, honey, and burrata cheese.


  • 1/3 cup extra-virgin olive oil
  • 1 red bell pepper, seeded and thinly sliced
  • 2 cups cherry tomatoes
  • 2 garlic cloves, smashed
  • 1 tablespoon oregano leaves
  • 1 tablespoon balsamic vinegar
  • 2 teaspoons honey
  • Pinch of kosher salt
  • 8 ounces burrata cheese
  • Crackers or toasted bread, for serving


  1. Preheat the oven to 400°F.
  2. In a small baking dish, add the olive oil, bell peppers, tomatoes, garlic, oregano, balsamic vinegar, honey and salt. Combined well and bake in the oven for 20-30 minutes, until the tomatoes are bursting and the pepper is soft.
  3. Remove the baking dish from the oven give the mixture a good stir. Make space in the middle of the dish and arrange the burrata in there.
  4. Cut the burrata open and serve with crackers or toasted bread.


  • Choose fresh ingredients: Since Burrata is a fresh cheese, it's important to use the freshest ingredients for the best flavor and texture. Select ripe, sweet, and colorful roasted peppers, fresh herbs, and other toppings to enhance the overall taste and presentation of the appetizer.
  • Roast peppers properly: Roasting the peppers is a key step in many Burrata Appetizer recipes. Make sure to roast the peppers until they are soft, charred, and easily peelable. This will help to bring out their natural sweetness and smoky flavor, which pairs well with the creamy Burrata cheese.
  • Use high-quality Burrata cheese: Burrata cheese is the star of the show in Burrata Appetizer, so it's important to use high-quality, fresh Burrata cheese. Look for Burrata cheese that is soft, creamy, and oozing with fresh curds when cut open. Avoid Burrata cheese that is overly dry or has a sour smell, as it may be past its prime.
  • Serve at room temperature: Burrata cheese is best served at room temperature, as it allows the cheese to reach its optimal creamy texture and flavor. Take the Burrata cheese out of the refrigerator and let it sit at room temperature for about 15-30 minutes before serving, depending on the size of the cheese ball.
  • Add contrasting flavors and textures: To create a well-balanced and flavorful Burrata Appetizer, consider adding contrasting flavors and textures. For example, you can add tangy balsamic glaze, salty olives, crunchy nuts, or fresh herbs to complement the creamy richness of the Burrata cheese and roasted peppers.
  • Drizzle with high-quality olive oil: A drizzle of high-quality extra virgin olive oil can add a luxurious touch to the Burrata Appetizer. Look for a good-quality olive oil with a fruity and robust flavor to enhance the overall taste of the appetizer.
  • Serve with crusty bread or crackers: Burrata Appetizer is typically served with crusty bread or crackers for scooping up the creamy cheese, roasted peppers, and other toppings. Choose a high-quality bread or crackers that can hold up to the creamy Burrata cheese and add an additional layer of texture and flavor to the appetizer.
  • Serve immediately: Burrata cheese is best consumed immediately after preparation for the best taste and texture. Serve the Burrata Appetizer promptly after assembling to ensure that the cheese is at its creamy best.
  • Prep Time: 5 minutes
  • Cook Time: 30 minutes
  • Category: Appetizer
  • Method: Baking
  • Cuisine: Italian


  • Serving Size: 1
  • Calories: 259