Summer Fruit Salad with Fresh Burrata Cheese

Summer Fruit Salad with Fresh Burrata Cheese

Summer Fruit Salad | figsandfeta.comI’ve found a new cheese to love this summer: Burrata – a fresh Italian cheese consisting of mozzarella cheese soaked in heavy cream. It is slightly sweet and milky. Of course this cheese will be delicious on pizza, or in a fresh garden salad, but because of Burrata’s mildly sweet flavor, I decided to substitute this Italian favorite for my usual go-to thick Greek yogurt on top of a fresh fruit salad. 

Summer Fruit Salad | figsandfeta.comTo be more specific: Dollops of Burrata rest on top of garden fresh peaches, apricots, figs and plums, ribbons of cantaloupe and fresh from the vine blackberries. Drizzle with honey, zest of a Mayer lemon, pistachio pieces and fresh mint and there you have it: a healthy snack, breakfast or dessert. Enjoy!

Summer Fruit Salad with Fresh Burrata Cheese
Italian Burrata cheese substitutes for Greek yogurt served with summer fresh fruit, honey and pistachios.
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  1. 6 figs, cut in half or quarters
  2. 3 peaches, quartered
  3. 3 plums, quartered
  4. 3 apricots, quartered
  5. Cantaloupe ribbons (use a vegetable peeler to peel ribbons from the side of a peeled, whole cantaloupe)
  6. 1 cup fresh blackberries
  7. 8 ounces Burrata cheese
  8. 8-10 leaves of fresh mint
  9. 1/4 cup shelled roasted, unsalted pistachios
  10. 1/4 cup honey, to taste
  11. 1 Mayer lemon, zested
  1. Clean, wash and cut all fruit.
  2. Arrange on a serving platter.
  3. Drop dollops of fresh Burrata cheese on top of fruit.
  4. Drizzle with honey.
  5. Garnish with fresh mint and pistachios and zest of Mayer lemon.
  6. Serve immediatly.
  1. The fruit and Burrata cheese can be assembled and stored in the refrigerator for 2-3 hours before serving.
  2. Before serving, remove from refrigerator and drizzle with honey and top with mint, pistachios and Mayer lemon zest.
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Summer Fruit Salad |©2016 by Alexandra Salidas Roll, Figs & Feta, LLC.

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