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Burrata Caprese Crostini with Sautéed Cherry Tomatoes

Burrata Caprese Crostini with Sautéed Cherry Tomatoes and step by step photos. A simple and delicious appetizer that comes together in just 30 minutes.
5 from 10 votes
Author: Nisha
Prep Time 20 mins
Cook Time 10 mins
Course Appetizer
Cuisine Italian
Servings 6 servings
Calories 248 kcal

Ingredients
  

Saute Tomatoes

  • 2 tbsp olive oil, I like Lucini
  • 1 1/4 tsp crushed red pepper
  • 5 cloves garlic, chopped
  • 1 pound cherry tomatoes, sliced
  • salt, to taste
  • 1/4 tsp black pepper

Assemble

  • Italian/French/Ciabatta bread, sliced
  • brush olive oil over bread, toast
  • top with sauteed cherry tomatoes
  • 4 ounces burrata cheese, or 1 ball of burrata
  • 1/2 cup fresh basil, julienne
  • drizzle olive oil over burrata, Use good quality
  • drizzle balsamic glaze, I like Trader Joe's
  • sprinkle black pepper

Instructions
 

Prep

  • Slice the cherry tomatoes and chop the garlic.
  • Julienne fresh basil leaves and slice the bread.

Saute Tomatoes

  • Heat up a castiron skillet on low-medium heat (if you're using a stainless steel pan, then heat it up on medium heat. Once hot, add olive oil, followed by crushed red pepper. Saute for 10 seconds or so.
  • Add the garlic and saute for about 20 seconds.
  • Add the cherry tomatoes and season with salt and black pepper. Cook on low-medium heat to medium heat for 8 minutes. Stir occasionally.
  • Once the tomatoes soften, turn off the stove.

Assemble

  • Brush the bread slices with olive oil. Toast in a toaster oven at 400 degrees for 2-3 minutes or until crispy.
  • In a serving plate, add all the cherry tomatoes. Top with burrata.
  • Place toasted bread all around. Top burrata cheese with julienne basil leaves and a drizzle of olive oil.
  • Grind fresh pepper over burrata.
  • Drizzle balsamic glaze.

Notes

 

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Nutrition

Serving: 2slicesCalories: 248kcalCarbohydrates: 29gProtein: 8gFat: 12gSaturated Fat: 4gCholesterol: 13mgSodium: 266mgPotassium: 189mgFiber: 2gSugar: 2gVitamin A: 731IUVitamin C: 18mgCalcium: 117mgIron: 1mg
Keyword Caprese, Crostini
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