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Buratta with Roasted Asparagus




4 tablespoons extra virgin olive oil

1 pound asparagus, cleaned and trimmed

coarse sea salt

2 balls burrata cut into thick slices

2 medium beef steak tomatoes, blanched, peeled, seeded and cut into ¼ inch dice

juice one lemon

1 small bunch sorrel leaves only chiffonade

Toss the asparagus with two tablespoons of the oil and place them in single rows on a non stick baking sheet. Sprinkle with salt.Roast at 350F until just tender when pierced with a knife. Set aside.

 In a separate bowl toss the tomatoes with 1 tablespoon of oil and the lemon juice. Season with salt.

 Arrange the asparagus in a spoke-like fashion in the center of a large round platter.

 Overlap the burrata slices in the center of the platter and surround the slices with the tomatoes.

 Top the burrata with the sorrel leaves and drizzle the top with the remaining olive oil.

 Serves 4



  1. Hiroko's avatar


    I saw this recipe on Create TV this morning, ran to a store to buy burratta, and made it for dinner. It was delicious.
  2. John taylor's avatar

    John taylor

    Great recipe. Guests loved it, twice.

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