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Tomato Salad Recipe with Burrata

Tomato salad with burrata and 'nduja sauce

Published: August 9, 2017 at 2:11 pm
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  • Preparation and cooking time
    • Total time
  • Easy
  • Serves 4 as a sharing starter

With the spice of the 'nduja, the crunch and freshness of the vibrant tomatoes, and the creamy indulgent burrata, this fresh tomato salad is a great summer starter

  • Gluten free
Nutrition:
HighlightNutrientUnit
low inkcal251
fat21.8g
saturates7.9g
carbs4.3g
sugars4.2g
fibre1.2g
protein8.9g
salt1g
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Make this spicy tomato and burrata salad, then check out our classic tomato salad, caprese salad, tomato pasta and more tomato recipes.

*This recipe is gluten-free according to industry standards

Ingredients

  • 400g tomatoes, of mixed sizes and colours
  • sea salt flakes
  • 4 tbsp olive oil
  • 1 small clove shallot, finely diced
  • 25g (see cook's notes) ’nduja
  • 2 tbsp Italian red wine vinegar
  • 1 tsp caster sugar
  • 1 burrata
  • a handful of small leaves basil
  • to serve (optional) crusty bread

Method

  • STEP 1

    Use a small serrated knife to slice the tomatoes thinly, then layer on a platter.

  • STEP 2

    If the tomatoes have been in the fridge, do this at least 20 minutes before you want to eat to let them come up to room temperature.

  • STEP 3

    Sprinkle with sea salt.

  • STEP 4

    Heat the olive oil in a small pan over a gentle heat.

  • STEP 5

    Add the shallot and cook until softened.

  • STEP 6

    Remove from the heat and add the 'nduja, whisking together. Whisk in the vinegar and sugar.

  • STEP 7

    Tear the burrata over the tomatoes. Spoon over the dressing, then top with basil leaves.

  • STEP 8

    Eat with crusty bread, if you like.

'Nduja is a spreadable spicy sausage from Calabria - find it in Italian delis, larger supermarkets and online at melburyandappleton.co.uk. If you can't find any, you can replace it with finely chopped cooking chorizo, but you'll need to cook it for a few minutes with the shallots.

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