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Slow roasted tomatoes are cooked with olive oil and garlic and served with a bright basil oil and creamy burrata.
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Roasted Tomatoes with Basil Oil and Burrata

Slow roasted tomatoes are cooked with olive oil and garlic and served with a bright basil oil and creamy burrata.
Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time40 mins
Total Time50 mins
Course: Appetizer
Cuisine: Italian
Keyword: roasted cherry tomatoes, roasted tomatoes with basil, roasted tomatoes with basil oil, toamtoes with burrata
Servings: 2 servings
Calories: 771kcal
Author: Samantha Ferraro
Cost: $10

Ingredients

  • 1 pint cherry tomatoes
  • 1/4-1/2 cup olive oil
  • 4-5 whole garlic cloves peels removed
  • Salt and pepper
  • 1-2 balls of burrata cheese
  • Sea salt
  • Grilled bread
  • Basil Oil
  • 1/2 cup olive oil
  • 1 bunch of basil about 3 ounces, stems removed
  • 1 tbsp lemon juice
  • Salt and pepper

Instructions

  • Preheat oven to 400 degrees Fahrenheit and add cherry tomatoes and garlic cloves to a small baking dish.
  • Pour in enough olive oil to generously coat everything and season with salt and pepper.
  • Roast tomatoes for about 40 minutes, until garlic cloves soften and cherry tomatoes begin to char. Once, done, remove from oven and allow to cool for a few minutes.
  • While tomatoes are roasting, make the basil oil by blending together the olive oil, lemon juice and basil leaves. Blend everything togetehr thoroughly and there are no large basil pieces left. Taste for seasoning and adjust as needed.
  • To serve, place burrata in the center of a bowl and add roasted tomatoes and garlic around the cheese. Drizzle basil oil on top and a sprinkle of sea salt. Serve with crusty grilled bread.

Nutrition

Calories: 771kcal | Carbohydrates: 12g | Protein: 3g | Fat: 81g | Saturated Fat: 11g | Cholesterol: 1mg | Sodium: 29mg | Potassium: 540mg | Fiber: 2g | Sugar: 6g | Vitamin A: 1155IU | Vitamin C: 58.7mg | Calcium: 37mg | Iron: 2.2mg