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Homemade Burrata Sandwich

If you love cheese, you will love burrata.

Today, I will show you how to make a homemade Burrata Sandwich that is easy, delicious, and perfect for a summer lunch or picnic. 🥪🧀😍

Say Goodbye To Your Boring Sammie And Make Room For These Fancy Italian Flavors!

Get ready to taste the harmony of flavors: Ripe tomatoes, creamy burrata cheese, savory deli meat, and flavorful pesto, all snugly packed inside Italian bread.

I hope you enjoy this Burrata Sandwich as much as I do! Now let’s get cooking!

To Make This Delightful Burrata Sandwich, You Will Need:

(Full measurements listed below)

Bread: Italian bread or ciabatta. I use a $1 Italian loaf from my local Walmart bakery
Pesto mayo: I use the store-bought and mix them with lemon juice and salt.
Arugula and baby spinach: The baby spinach adds a peppery and slightly bitter taste to the sandwich, balancing out the sweetness of the tomato.
Heirloom tomato: choose the most fragrant tomatoes you can find; trust me, the flavor will be divine
Olive oil: look for an olive oil extra virgin if you can.
Prosciutto and salami: for an authentic Italian taste. But you can use any type of cured meat, such as ham or bacon.
Burrata cheese: be generous with the burrata – it’s the main player in the sandwich! In this recipe, I use 2 whole burrata
Fresh black pepper flaky sea salt: to enhance the flavor, of course!
Lemon juice: adds the zing for the pesto mayo.

How To Make Burrata Sandwich?

Make the pesto mayo by mixing mayo with pesto, then add lemon juice and a small pinch of salt to taste.

Slice the bread in half. You can also toast the bread lightly if desired.

On each side of the bread, spread a generous layer of the prepared pesto mayo.

Assemble your sandwich: a layer of baby spinach and arugula, then a layer of salami, and prosciutto. Next, the burrata cheese and tomato slices. Finally, top the sandwich with the remaining piece of bread.

Enjoy your freshly made Burrata Sandwich!

Estimate Nutritional Information:

Serving: 1 serving (approx. 343g)

Calories: 590kcal | Total Fat: 34g | Cholesterol: 40mg | Sodium: 890mg | Carbohydrates: 55g | Dietary Fiber: 3g | Sugar: 8g | Protein: 15g | Calcium: 541mg | Iron: 1.7mg

Recipe Notes And Helpful Tips:

Feel free to customize this sandwich with your favorite ingredients. You can add or substitute ingredients like roasted red peppers, fresh basil leaves, or pickles for more flavor.

Frequently Asked Questions (FQAs):

1. Can I Make The Pesto Mayo In Advance?

Yes, you can prepare the pesto mayo in advance and store it in the refrigerator. It’s a handy condiment for various dishes.

2. How About The Sandwich, Can I Prepare It In Advance?

While the sandwich is at its best when served immediately, you can prep the ingredients ahead of time and assemble it just before serving.

3. Is There A Vegetarian Version Of This Sandwich?

Absolutely! You can omit the deli meat or substitute it with vegetarian options like grilled eggplant or marinated tofu.

4. Can I Make This Sandwich With Gluten-Free Bread?

Yes, you can use gluten-free bread to make this sandwich if you have dietary restrictions.

5. How Do I Store Any Leftover Sandwich Components?

If you have leftover ingredients, store them separately. Keep the pesto mayo in an airtight container in the refrigerator and the other ingredients in suitable containers as well. This will help maintain their freshness.

Let’s Make This Delicious Burrata Sandwich!

Burrata Sandwich

And there you have it – this mighty tasty Burrata Sandwich is ready to take its place on your table. If you decide to give it a shot, make sure to snap a photo and share it with us on Facebook and Pinterest.

Be sure to follow us for more yummy recipes in the future. Until next time, happy cooking! 🥪🧀😍

Homemade Burrata Sandwich

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Ingredients

  • 1 Italian bread or 2 ciabatta
  • ¾ cup mayonnaise
  • ¼ cup pesto
  • ¼ lemon, juiced
  • a hand full of baby spinach and arugula
  • olive oil
  • 8 slices of salami
  • 2 slices of prosciutto
  • 2 balls of burrata
  • 1 tomato, sliced
  • Fresh black pepper and flaky sea salt

Instructions

Step 1: Mix mayo with pesto, add lemon juice and a small pinch of salt to taste. Set this sauce aside.

Step 2:  Slice the bread in half. You can also toast the bread lightly if desired. Then, spread a generous layer of the prepared pesto mayo on each slice of the bread.

Step 3: Assemble your sandwich as follows

Begin with a layer of baby spinach and arugula. Drizzle a bit of olive oil, salt, and pepper.

Add a layer of salami, and prosciutto.

Carefully cut open the burrata cheese and place it on top of the meat. Drizzle another round of olive oil and a pinch of salt and pepper.

Next, top with a layer of tomato slices, seasoning them with salt and pepper.

Finally, top the sandwich with the remaining piece of bread.

Step 4: Cut your freshly made Burrata Sandwich into serving sizes and enjoy!

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