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overhead shot of assembled caprese salad topped with halved rounds of burrata and drizzled with balsamic vinegar.

Burrata Caprese Salad with Cherry Tomatoes

  • Author: Kayla Berman
  • Prep Time: 15 Minutes
  • Total Time: 15 minutes
  • Yield: 4-6 Servings 1x
  • Category: Appetizer / Side Dish
  • Method: No Cook
  • Cuisine: Italian


Celebrate warmer weather in style with my quick & easy recipe for Burrata Caprese Salad with Cherry Tomatoes! It’s made with just 5 simple ingredients – colorful tomatoes, creamy burrata, fresh basil, balsamic vinegar, and extra virgin olive oil – in just 15 minutes. This simple, yet fancy and flavorful caprese salad recipe is going to be playing on repeat at my house all summer long.


  • 1.5 lb cherry tomatoes, halved
  • 8 oz burrata cheese
  • 1 tbsp extra virgin olive oil
  • 1 tbsp balsamic vinegar, high quality
  • 1 tbsp chopped fresh basil
  • Salt, to taste
  • Black pepper, to taste


  1. Add the cherry tomatoes, olive oil, balsamic vinegar, and chopped fresh basil to a large mixing bowl.  Combine thoroughly. Season with salt and black pepper to taste.
  2. Transfer the  tomato mixture to a large shallow bowl or large platter.  Spread them evenly. 
  3. Break the burrata cheese into four pieces. Place the cheese pieces on top of the tomatoes with the creamy center facing up.
  4. Garnish the salad with extra balsamic vinegar, olive oil, fresh basil leaves, and cracked black pepper.
  5. Serve and enjoy!

Keywords: burrata caprese, caprese burrata, burrata caprese salad, tomato caprese with fresh burrata