Burrata Affogato

73% of consumers love or like spicy food so this appetizer will be sure to please the crowd!* Grande Burrata is melted in sizzling spicy marinara and served with toasted artisan bread.

*Mintel flavor innovation October 2018.

INGREDIENTS

DIRECTIONS

INGREDIENTS

Burrata Affogato Yield: One appetizer
  • 1 cup Spicy marinara (see recipe)
  • 1 Grande Burrata ball
  • Olive oil to taste
  • Crushed red pepper to taste
  • 4 slices Artisan baguette, sliced on bias 1” thick

DIRECTIONS

Burrata Affogato
  1. Place 1 cup of spicy marinara sauce into 6” cast iron skillet or clay pot, place skillet into wood fired oven or under broiler until sauce comes to a boil. (approximately 6 to 8 minutes)
  2. Brush 4 slices of bread with olive oil and grill until marked.
  3. Remove skillet from oven and place Burrata directly into center of sauce with knot side up, place skillet back into oven for 1 minute then remove.
  4. Garnish with crushed red pepper and olive oil drizzle. Serve with Grilled bread slices.

INGREDIENTS

Spicy Marinara Yield: Two servings
  • 28 oz. can Italian whole peeled tomatoes
  • 1 clove Fresh garlic, crushed
  • 1 tsp. Sea salt
  • 1 tsp. Crushed red pepper
  • 2 tbsp. Extra virgin olive oil
  • 2 leaves Fresh basil, chopped

DIRECTIONS

Spicy Marinara
  1. Empty can of tomatoes into a bowl. Using your hands, crush tomatoes until chunky.
  2. In a sauté pan, heat olive oil and add garlic, cook until golden brown, but not burnt, add tomatoes and bring to a boil. Season with salt, crushed red pepper and basil.
  3. Reduce to 2 cups and cool.