This burrata appetizer pairs really well with white wine. It was the perfect simple recipe to make while on our lake vacation. | Cupcakes and Cutlery

Burrata Appetizer with Basil and Garlic Oil

Burrata is the BEST for easy appetizer recipes! This Burrata is paired with a delicious blend of garlic and basil oil to make the perfect bite of creamy goodness. 

Course Appetizer
Cuisine American
Keyword Cheese, dip
Prep Time 15 minutes
Servings 8
Author Sharon Garofalow


  • 1 baguette
  • 2 packages Burrata cheese
  • 1/4 cup fresh basil chiffonade and chopped fine
  • 3 TBSP olive oil
  • 1 TBSP balsamic vinegar
  • 3 cloves garlic 2 cloves crushed, 1 clove cut in 1/2 length wise
  • 1/2 tsp lemon zest
  • salt and pepper to taste


  1. Slice baguette in to approximately 1/4 inch rounds.
  2. Brush lightly with olive oil and toast in a 325 degree oven for about 8 minutes or until golden brown.
  3. Remove and let cool slightly.
  4. Use the garlic that you cut in half and rub it on one side of the toasted bread rounds, then discard garlic.