butter lettuce with burrata

Butter lettuce with burrata and caper dressing

  • 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



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


  • 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.

Nutritional Information

  • Kcals 590
  • Fat 35.8g
  • Saturates 11.9g
  • Sugars 4.7g
  • Fibre 4.9g
  • Protein 22.4g
  • Salt 1.9g