31 Burrata Recipes to Try in 2021

Burrata lovers rejoice and enjoy this collection of more than 30 burrata recipes!

Collection of Burrata Recipes

You can use burrata as the star in appetizers, salads, pastas and crostini.

This delicious Italian cheese tastes amazing paired with fresh, seasonal produce.

Once you try burrata, you can’t go back to life without its creamy goodness!

If you’ve ever walked by the fresh burrata balls in your local fancy cheese section and wondered “What are some good recipes using burrata cheese” then I’ve got you covered with the following collection of recipes!

Burrata Recipes

Burrata Appetizer Recipes

1. Fresh Apricot and Prosciutto Bites

Apricot Prosciutto Bites | Burrata Recipes

These fresh apricot and prosciutto bites from Kathryn’s Kitchen blog make a perfect light and healthy appetizer! They are simple to make, requiring only a few ingredients!

2. Phyllo Cups with Roasted Peppers and Burrata Cheese

Phyllo Cups with Roasted Peppers and Burrata | Burrata Recipes

These Roasted Pepper Burrata Phyllo Cups from Aleka’s Get-Together are a deliciously easy, cold appetizer or hors d’oeuvre to serve at any party or enjoy as a snack at home! Crispy, flaky phyllo cups filled with creamy burrata cheese and roasted red peppers, your family and guests will devour these in one bite!

3. Prosciutto Arugula and Burrata Appetizer

Burrata Prosciutto and Arugula Salad Recipe

You’ll love this creamy burrata cheese appetizer from Sunday Supper Movement with salty prosciutto, fresh Parmesan, lemon, and crisp arugula, all seasoned with sea salt, pepper, and drizzled olive oil.

4. Yogurt Pesto Dip with Burrata

Yogurt Pesto Dip with Burrata | Burrata Recipes

This yogurt pesto dip with burrata from My Therapist Cooks is creamy, bright, fresh, light-but-decadent, and the combination of flavors and textures from the various layers in the dish are perfection.

Burrata Toast & Crostini Recipes

5. Fig Burrata Caprese Crostini

figs burrata and basil with balsamic vinegar reduction on a crostini

Make the most of fig season with the fig burrata Caprese appetizer! Fresh burrata, figs, basil, olive oil, balsamic glaze, salt and pepper taste amazing on their own or scooped onto a slice of your favorite bread!

6. Heirloom Tomato Burrata Toast with Poached Eggs

Yogurt Pesto Dip with Burrata | Burrata Recipes

Colorful tomatoes, warm toasted bread, creamy burrata, perfectly poached eggs, a hint of fresh basil and a drizzle of balsamic glaze, this Heirloom Tomato Burrata Toast from the Organic Kitchen pretty much fulfills all my breakfast dreams.

7. Mushroom Crostini with Burrata

Mushroom Crostini Burrata Toast | Burrata Recipes

Combine the delicious flavors of fresh burrata cheese and roasted mushrooms with thyme is this hearty starter. Perfect for vegetarians and meat lovers alike, this Mushroom Crostini Toast recipe from Luci’s Morsels will have you winning accolades from your dinner table guests in no time!

8. Roasted Tomato and Thyme Burrata Crostini

Tomato Thyme Burrata Crostini

Make this roasted tomato & thyme burrata crostini recipe next time you need an appetizer.

Burrata Salad Recipes

9. Spring Green Salad with Burrata

Spring Green Salad with Burrata | Burrata Recipes

This delicious, hearty and satisfying salad from Lemons and Zest that is the perfect complement to all of your spring meals.

10. Burrata Salad with Homemade Croutons

Burrata Salad with Homemade Croutons | Burrata Salad Recipes

This Burrata Salad Recipe from Joy Food Sunshine is made with homemade croutons, homemade balsamic vinaigrette dressing, tomatoes and spring mix. It’s a simple yet elegant salad that serves a crowd!

11. Tomato Burrata Salad

Tomato Burrata Salad | Burrata Recipes

Beautiful tomato burrata salad from The Art of Food and Wine is drizzled with olive oil and rich creamy balsamic. It is the easiest appetizer or side dish you will ever make!

12. Shaved Asparagus Salad and Burrata

Shaved Asparagus Salad with Burrata | Burrata Recipes

Stunning and elegant, this verdant Shaved Asparagus Salad from Dish ‘N’ The Kitchen is packed with fresh herbs and late spring vegetables. Serve it with a creamy ball of fresh burrata and a simple vinaigrette.

13. Spring Veggie Burrata Salad

Spring Veggie Burrata Salad

This simple veggie and fresh herb salad with burrata and lemon vinaigrette from The Gourmet RD is the perfect Spring salad.

14. Watermelon Avocado Burrata Caprese

Watermelon Avocado Burrata Caprese Salad Recipe Simple

This watermelon avocado burrata Caprese salad recipe is a simple, delicious summer dish and a beautiful twist on a classic Caprese.

15. Grilled Nectarine Salad with Burrata, Prosciutto, and Basil

Grilled Nectarine Burrata Salad | Burrata Salads

Grilled Nectarine Salad with Burrata, Prosciutto and Basil from Health Starts in the Kitchen is like summer on a plate. Grab all the fresh summer fruit at your summer farmers market and be prepared to fall in love with your new favorite salad!

16. Goldenberry Burrata Salad

Goldenberry Burrata Salad | Burrata Recipes

This goldenberry salad with burrata and tomatoes from This Healthy Table is a fresh and bright dish that’s a great light lunch for two or an appetizer for four.

17. Melon and Prosciutto Salad with Burrata

Melon Prosciutto Salad with Burrata | Burrata Recipes

Can’t go wrong with this summer salad from Girl with the Iron Cast… Sweet melon wrapped in salty prosciutto, surrounded by creamy burrata cheese, fresh basil and mint.

18. Peach Burrata Salad

Peach Burrata Salad | Burrata Recipes

Creamy burrata cheese surrounded by sweet peaches, cured prosciutto, gorgeous greens, and salted pistachios, lightly drizzled with a tangy vinaigrette. Serve with crostini or French bread for an unforgettable appetizer from The Kitchen Girl.

19. Roasted Beets and Burrata

Roasted Beets and Burrata | Burrata Recipes

This is a winner when it comes to simple burrata recipes. Roasted Beets and burrata with pistachio vinaigrette from Big Delicious Life is an impressive and incredibly easy appetizer or side.

Burrata Pasta Recipes

20. Pasta Checca with Burrata

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This Pasta Checca with burrata from Running to the Kitchen is an updated spin on a traditional family meal we’ve been eating for generations. Small burst heirloom tomatoes and burrata take tradition to the next level.

21. Green Pea Pasta with Burrata

Green Pea Pasta with Burrata | Burrata Recipes

This simple Green Pea Pasta from Food Worth Feed is a quick, simple and delicious meal topped with creamy Burrata cheese!

22. Creamy Garlic Mushroom Pasta with Burrata

Mushroom Pasta with Burrata | Burrata Recipes

Make a restaurant worthy creamy mushroom pasta dish from Sweet and Thyme with ease at home! The mushrooms are roasted with garlic and butter and the pasta is tossed with a velvety garlic sauce, served with creamy, luxurious burrata cheese that makes the perfect creamy garlic mushroom sauce.

23. Pumpkin Beer Cheese Lasagna

Pumpkin Beer Cheese Lasagna | Burrata Recipes

Creamy burrata melts atop this spicy and sweet lasagna from Kendell Kreations. It’s like biting into a cloud.

Burrata Tacos & Quesadillas

24. Roasted Veggie Tacos with Burrata

Roasted Veggie Tacos with Burrata | Burrata Recipes

Cool, creamy burrata cheese adds a touch of luxury to these nutritious and tasty vegetarian tacos from Happy Veggie Kitchen.

25. Peach Burrata Bacon Quesadilla

Peach Burrata Bacon Quesadillas Burrata Recipes

This open-faced peach burrata bacon quesadilla from Running to the Kitchen is served open faced and topped with crunchy pistachios and fresh basil.

Burrata Pizza Recipes

26. Summer Vegetable and Burrata Pizza

Summer Vegetable Burrata Pizza | Burrata Recipes

This summer vegetable burrata pizza from Healthy(ish) Appetite is a simple weeknight meal thanks to store-bought naan and jarred pesto! Serve it with a big side salad to make it a meal, or as an appetizer on its own.

27. Brazillian Pizza with Burrata Cheese

Brazilian Pizza with Burrata | Burrata Recipes

This Brazilian Pizza from Went Here 8 is topped with succulent shrimp, Portuguese linguica, hearts of palm and creamy burrata cheese, all on top of a red pepper chimichurri sauce smothered pita bread crust.

28. Peach Prosciutto and Burrata Naan Pizza

Peach Prsciutto and Burrata Grilled Naan Pizza | Burrata Recipes

You’ll love these Peach, Prosciutto and Burrata Naan Pizzas from The Organic Kitchen. So fresh, summery, flavorful and delicious, it’s hard to eat only one!

29. Korean Pizza with Burrata

Korean Pizza with Burrata | Burrata Recipes

If you’re a pizza lover, you’re going to 100%, no doubt about it LOVE this Korean Pizza from Went Here 8 This. Made with a creamy kimchi pizza sauce, topped with marinated bulgogi beef, kimchi, burrata and an optional fried egg – you’re about to fall in love!

More Burrata Recipes

30. Skillet Cherry Chicken with White Wine Sauce and Burrata

Skillet Cherry Chicken with White Wine Sauce and Burrata | Burrata Recipes

This main dish is made in one pan and simmered in juicy cherries and a white wine sauce, this skillet cherry chicken from Whole and Heavenly Oven is quick to make and tastes like summer in a pan!

31. Air Fryer Cheese Stuffed Meatballs

Burrata Stuffed Air Fryer Meatballs | Burrata Recipes

Air Fryer Cheese Stuffed Meatballs from Good Food Baddie are filled with luscious burrata and topped with a warm marinara sauce. These juicy, flavorful meatballs are perfect for dinner or as an appetizer for your next party!

FAQ

burrata recipe ideas

What is burrata cheese?

Burrata is an Italian cheese that is made from mozzarella and cream. It is super rich and creamy and can be added to burrata recipes like appetizers, salads, pasta, and more. The texture and flavor of burrata makes it a very special kind of cheese.

Where can I buy burrata cheese?

Burrata cheese can be found in most grocery stores in the US in the specialty cheese section, usually near the fresh mozzarella. Burrata is usually stored in a container with liquid and one or two burrata balls inside.

Can burrata cheese be cooked?

The best way to enjoy burrata is at room temperature but there are some burrata recipes that include cooking the burrata cheese (like the meatballs above!).

How do you eat burrata cheese?

Eat burrata simply paired with fresh and seasonal ingredients when the burrata is still fresh!

What is the best way to serve burrata?

Burrata is best served at room temperature and paired with in season produce like tomatoes, figs, or peaches.

How do you make soft cheese at home?

Yes, you can make many different types of cheeses at home, including burrata! I have made several batches of fresh mozzarella, but I haven’t personally tried making burrata at home yet. When I do, I plan to follow these burrata making tips.

How come Burrata cheese is so expensive in the Bay area compared to other cheese?

Burrata can be expensive in the Bay Area and other locations in the US due to many factors, including cost of ingredients, perishability, shipping costs, and more.

If burrata is made with mozzarella how are they not the same kind of cheese?

Burrata is different than fresh mozzarella because it is formed into a pouch and then filled with curd and cream. Many burrata recipes can be substituted with fresh mozzarella if needed, although the end result will be slightly different.

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Comments

  1. What a great roundup! Burrata is one of my favorite new discoveries in the last year. So luscious and melt-in-your-mouth good. It makes anything feel fancy in my opinion. Thanks for including my pizza in the roundup!

  2. Thanks for the roundup! I love Burrata, this makes it easier for me to prepare my next recipes using the cheese.

  3. I love soft cheeses, especially in salads. The grilled nectarine salad sounds awesome and I will give it a try.

  4. I love all things burrata!! Thank you so much for this delicious roundup.

  5. Adore this collection of the burrata recipes. I love burrata in summer salads and this gives e plenty more options to try.

  6. 31 ways to eat my favorite cheese?!?! I can’t wait to make these recipes!

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