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butter lettuce with burrata

Butter lettuce with burrata and caper dressing

Published: June 22, 2016 at 8:31 am
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  • Preparation and cooking time
    • Total time
  • Serves 4

Burrata is a creamier mozzarella with a lovely, luxurious texture. This butter lettuce with burrata and caper dressing is a great, simple way to use it

  • Vegetarian
Nutrition:
NutrientUnit
kcal590
fat35.8g
saturates11.9g
sugars4.7g
fibre4.9g
protein22.4g
salt1.9g
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Ingredients

  • 8 thick slices ciabatta, crusts trimmed
  • olive oil
  • 2 heads butterhead or other soft lettuce, separated
  • 2 burrata
  • 2 shallots, finely chopped
  • 2 lemons, juiced
  • 2 tsp Dijon mustard
  • 2 tbsp small capers
  • a handful flat-leaf parsley, chopped

Method

  • STEP 1

    Heat the oven to 200C/fan 180C/gas 6. Tear the ciabatta into bite-sized chunks and toss with a drizzle of olive oil. Bake until deep golden and crisp, about 10 minutes. Make the dressing by whisking all the ingredients together with 6 tbsp olive oil and some seasoning.

  • STEP 2

    Divide the lettuce leaves between 4 plates. Tear each burrata in two and divide between the plates. Spoon over the dressing then add the croutons and serve.

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