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Burrata Salad with Walnut Pesto

Prep Time15 mins
Total Time15 mins
Course: Salad
Cuisine: Italian
Keyword: Food Recipes, Pleasures, Salads
Servings: 6 People


  • 2 Large or 4 small Burrata Mozzarella chunks
  • 1 Lemon , Zested
  • 1 cup Cherry Tomatoes , ripe
  • 3 tbsp EVOO , Extra Virgin Olive Oil
  • 1 tbsp Balsamic Cream , concentrated
  • 60g Walnuts , lightly crushed
  • ¼ cup Fresh Basil , homegrown, leaves picked
  • 1 pinch Red Chilli , crushed
  • 20g Pecorino cheese , grated
  • ¼ tsp Sea Salt
  • ¼ tsp Freshly ground Black Pepper


  • Halve the cherry tomatoes and add to a bowl with the lemon zest and a drizzle of oil. Season with sea salt and black pepper.
  • For the pesto, finely crush the walnuts, finely chop the basil leaves, then add the oil, balsamic cream and the dried chili peppers. Stir until well combined. Spoon into a bowl and add the pecorino cheese.
  • Divide the tomatoes and burrata between plates, spoon the pesto over the burrata and drizzle with oil.