Burrata with Roasted Strawberries and a Giveaway

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Fresh mozzarella is all the rage.  In salads, or appetizers, it can put a recipe over the top!  But let me tell you about a special variety that really shines.  It’s called Burrata–like in this Burrata with Roasted Strawberries and Red Wine Sauce.  

Burrata is like a pillow of fresh cheese filled with soft curd and cream. Top it with roasted strawberries and a red wine sauce for a special dessert.

Burrata with Roasted Strawberries

Now at first glance, a ball of Burrata looks at a lot like fresh mozzarella.  But examine it closely and you see a pillow of fresh cheese filled with soft curd and cream.  Per Wikipedia “The outer shell is solid mozzarella, while the inside contains stracciatella and cream, giving it an unusual, soft texture.”

Just in case fresh cheese isn’t soft and creamy enough!  

I’ve seen some killer gorgeous Burrata recipes crossing the internet which was part of my inspiration.  But I was also looking to find good ways to use frozen berries since I have buckets left from a farmer friend’s summer harvest.  (Yes, I know, a good problem!)  Frozen worked perfectly here—they needed just the slightest thawing to halve before roasting.  

Burrata is like a pillow of fresh cheese filled with soft curd and cream. Top it with roasted strawberries and a red wine sauce for a special dessert.

Burrata with Roasted Strawberries served

This Burrata with Roasted Strawberries comes together quickly–in just over a half hour—and most of that time you are free while the berries roast.  No berries?  You could even top the burrata with good quality preserves (e.g. Cherries in Red Wine).  In which case dessert prep would take, like, zero minutes. 

Just one heads up—Burrata is a pricey ingredient, so this may be better for a special small dinner than feeding a crowd.  I am thinking it would make a lovely Valentine’s Day dessert, with the ruby red color and touch of wine. 

Burrata is like a pillow of fresh cheese filled with soft curd and cream. Top it with roasted strawberries and a red wine sauce for a special dessert.

Burrata with Roasted Strawberries and Red Wine Sauce

And speaking of Valentine’s Day, I have an unusual (for me) giveaway.  I bought some earrings for a Christmas gift and learned the intended recipient wasn’t wearing earrings anymore.  So, I am offering up a pair of heart shaped silver earrings and a glass heart pendant (without chain) in honor of Valentine’s Day.  ‘Cause love is healthy, for sure!   

Giveaway jewelry

The giveaway is open to US residents and closes February 5, at midnight CST.  To enter, leave a comment below telling me if you have a favorite Valentine’s day dessert.  For a second entry, follow Art of Natural Living on Pinterest and leave a second comment below letting me know you are a follower. The winner will be picked randomly, contacted by email and have 24 hours to get back to me with mailing information or a new winner will be chosen.

Burrata with Roasted Strawberries and Red Wine Sauce
Serves 2
Burrata is like a pillow of fresh cheese filled with soft curd and cream. Top it with roasted strawberries and a red wine sauce for a special dessert.
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Prep Time
10 min
Cook Time
30 min
Total Time
40 min
Prep Time
10 min
Cook Time
30 min
Total Time
40 min
273 calories
20 g
45 g
13 g
14 g
7 g
261 g
359 g
14 g
0 g
5 g
Nutrition Facts
Serving Size
261g
Servings
2
Amount Per Serving
Calories 273
Calories from Fat 116
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 13g
20%
Saturated Fat 7g
37%
Trans Fat 0g
Polyunsaturated Fat 1g
Monounsaturated Fat 4g
Cholesterol 45mg
15%
Sodium 359mg
15%
Total Carbohydrates 20g
7%
Dietary Fiber 3g
14%
Sugars 14g
Protein 14g
Vitamin A
8%
Vitamin C
163%
Calcium
32%
Iron
6%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your Daily Values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
Roasted Berries
  1. 1 pint berries or 10-12 oz package frozen berries
  2. 1 T good balsamic vinegar
  3. 1 t vanilla
  4. 1 T sugar
Sauce
  1. ¼ C red wine
  2. 1 T sugar
  3. 1/8 t cinnamon
Cheese
  1. ½ tub of Burrata (1 ball)
Instructions
  1. Slice larger berries in half (only thaw enough to cut if using frozen), then toss with balsamic, vanilla and sugar. Roast at 400 F until soft and juicy (about 25 min for frozen berries)
  2. Pour off the berry juices into a small saucepan, then add red wine, 1 T sugar and cinnamon. Cook on medium high until reduced and slightly thickened.
  3. Cut the burrata ball in half and set on a small plate. Top with roasted berries and wine sauce. Garnish with fresh herbs if desired.
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180 Comments

  1. Must try this, Inger – I have never had burrata with fruit!

  2. Oh my gosh, that looks delicious!! And beautiful!!

  3. Looks delicious!

    A chocolate pot de creme is a wonderful Valentine’s Day dessert!

  4. I have a heart shaped tin that I make a chocolate chip big cookie for valentine Day.

  5. I follow Art of Natural Living on Pinterest

  6. Really beautiful Inger! I love all with strawberries!!

  7. my favoite Valentines Dessert is Tiramisu!!

  8. I follow on Pinterest as sunflowerally22

  9. i LOVE burrata but i’ve never had it as a component of something sweet. MUST try!

  10. I always make Key Lime pie on Valentine’s Day. It’s my hubby’s favorite and is a part of our yearly tradition.

  11. I am following on Pinterest.

  12. i love chocolate mousse

  13. Hi Inger, I’m already following you on pinterest.

  14. My favorite Valentine’s dessert would be anything chocolate. Have a great week.

  15. I like plain cheesecake.

  16. My favorite Valentine’s Day desert is a heart shaped chocolate chip cookie that I make.

  17. My kids and I make a Heart shaped brownie every year for Valentines Day! <3

  18. Pinterest follower!

  19. My favorite dessert is a brownie sundae.

  20. My favorite Valentine’s Day dessert is chocolate covered strawberries. I’ve never tried anything like this though. I’d really like to!

  21. Chocolate covered strawberries

  22. This is such a cute dessert! My favorite is a tie between strawberry shortcake and a chocolate heart-shaped cake. 🙂

  23. And, sweet! I was already a follower of yours on Pinterest!

  24. My favorite valentines day desert is probably simple chocolate covered strawberries. However, i have a big sweet tooth, so pretty much happy with whatever. I’m a follower on pintrest.

  25. My favorite Valentine’s Day dessert is creme brulee! Delicious! kristiedonelson(at)gmail(dot)com Thank you!

  26. Follow on Pinterest as Kristie Donelson. kristiedonelson(at)gmail(dot)com Thank you!

  27. Dulce de leche cake is my favorite Valentine’s Day dessert.

  28. following on pinterest as Marija (pinterest.com/bokononist)

  29. This looks yummy and the presentation is beautiful! Chocolate dipped strawberries would be my favorite Valentine dessert.

  30. I’m a following you on Pinterest, thanks.

  31. my favorite is anything chocolate! Especially one of those little chocolate souffles with the gooey insides. Yummy!

  32. I love chocolate covered strawberries for Valentines Day!

  33. My favorite Valentine’s day dessert would have to be a decadent chocolate lava/souffle cake with some vanilla icecream, and perhaps some chocolate dipped strawberries as well!

  34. I love brownies!

  35. My favorite dessert is anything fruity with abit of chocolate or honey

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  37. I love brownies soo much, thank you for the great offer. Your pinterest boards are great!

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  39. OMG Inger, what a great combination…I don’t know why I have not tried this before…thanks for the inspiration.
    Have a wonderful week 🙂

  40. Anything with white chocolate makes a good dessert for Valentine’s day. It’s familiar but still subversive at the same time.

  41. Dark Chocolate truffles with a bit of cayenne is a favorite Valentine’s treat.

  42. my favorite valentine dessert would have to be flan or a homemade strawberry chesscake with whipped cream

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  45. I don’t really have a favorite valentines day dessert. but i would totally kill for some chocolate covered strawberries!

  46. I love dark chocolate and red wine for Valentines!

  47. We love anything chocolate!!! My daughter’s favorite is…. Valentine’s cupcakes and a Valentine’s drink. They have to be pink or red. 🙂

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  49. Vegan dark chocolate covered fruits!

  50. Red velvet cake is my favorite Valentine’s day desert!

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  52. my favorite Valentine’s day dessert is red velvet cake and heart shaped cookies! 🙂

  53. My favorite Valentines dessert is Chocolate Covered Strawberries. 🙂 <3

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  55. My favorite Valentine’s dessert is the French Silk Pie my husband makes! It’s delicious!

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  57. My favorite Valentines Dessert is Creme Brulee!

  58. My favorite valentine’s dessert is strawberry shortcake, but I might need to try this burrata. It looks like a delicious alternative to my old standby!

  59. I am an Art of Natural Living follower on Pinterest. https://www.pinterest.com/kindnest/

  60. I love anything with dark chocolate for Valentine’s Day.

  61. Strawberry cheesecake!

  62. Now following on Pintrest 🙂

  63. My favorite Valentine’s day desert going old fashion. I like Strawberry Sponge Cake. With whip cream. So good.

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  65. I can’t ever pick a favorite treat but I think I would really like some strawberry shortcake for valentines day this year.

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  68. I do not have a favorite Valentine’s day dessert. I do not celebrate.

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  70. My favorite Valentine’s dessert is Red Velvet Cheesecake

  71. I follow on Pinterest

  72. I love chocolate covered cherries with my whole heart and hope for a big box of them every Valentine’s Day

  73. I follow on Pinterest

  74. I love flourless chocolate cake…in a heart shape!

  75. I follow on Pinterest @Mommawamma37

  76. My favorite desert for Valentines day is cheesecake.

  77. habe never had any specialdesert

  78. A chocolate pot de creme

  79. My favorite Valentine’s Day sweet is definitely chocolate covered strawberries!! They’re soooo good!

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  81. My favorite dessert for Valentines day is chocolate cherry bundt cake.

  82. I follow you on Pinterest.

  83. My favorite Valentine Dessert is Strawberry Cheesecake.

  84. I followed on Pinterest.

  85. I love chocolate lava cake.

  86. I love a red velvet cake.

  87. My favorite Valentine’s dessert is chocolate covered strawberries! I will definitely be trying this recipe though, it sounds absolutely delicious! 🙂

  88. My favorite is definitely red velvet cupcakes! We get them at our local bakery every Valentines Day!

  89. I happily follow on Pinterest as Lissa Crane

  90. My favorite are sugar cookies with red sprinkles.

  91. Strawberry cheesecake is my favorite Valentine’s Day dessert!

  92. My favorite treat for Valentine’s Day would have to be cheesecake!

  93. I would have to pick my wife’s toffee cookies.

  94. I love to make fudge. the.darker.chocolate the better.

  95. i followed on Pinterest 😉

  96. I like it simple. A good chocolate covered strawberry can go a long way with me.

  97. I like homemade vanilla bean ice cream for Valentine’s day or any other day!

  98. Tiramisu is my favorite

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  100. My favorite Valentines Day desert has to be Chocolate Covered Strawberries! My kiddos and I make them every year! Such a fun way to spend the evening!

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  102. I love red velvet cake. Followed Art of Natural Living on Pinterest!

  103. I hope this is my new favorite dessert, I love burrata cheese, but so far my fav is creme brulee!

  104. Cheesecake is my favorite desert no matter what holiday it is. 🙂

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  106. For Valentine’s – Chocolate Covered Strawberries

  107. My favorite is cheesecake.

  108. My favorite dessert on Valentine’s Day is chocolate covered strawberries.

  109. My favorite valentine’s dessert is creme brulee with fresh fruit

  110. I am not picky when it comes to dessert, I love it all. Anything with caramel is my favorite.

  111. Oh my goodness I have to try that recipe. We really do not have a favorite Valentines Day recipe!

  112. Any kind of cheesecake works for me 🙂 Probubly my favorite for vanintes would be red velvet cheesecake. I am now a follower of yours 🙂

  113. My favorite dessert is panna cotta, which would be delicious with roasted strawberries, of course!

  114. My favorite Valentine’s Day Dessert is angel food cake.

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  117. We always order a chocolate cake its my husbands favorite

  118. My favorite Valentine’s Day dessert is cheesecake.

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  120. My favorite Valentine’s day dessert is Strawberry Shortcake.

  121. Our favorite Valentines dessert is red velvet cake. So good anytime! 🙂

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  123. My favorite Valentine’s dessert is strawberry cheesecake.

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  129. My favorite dessert would be either cheesecake or a delicious chocolate cake!

  130. My favorite Valentine’s treat is chocolate covered strawberries.

  131. It isn’t specific to Valentine’s Day, but tiramisu at the end of an Italian meal does it for me!

  132. I like Cheesecake–it can be plain, turtle, strawberry, cherry…I really don’t care!

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  135. I like strawberry cheesecake.

  136. I favorite valentine’s desert is strawberry cheesecake!

  137. My fave Valentine’s dessert is chocolate chip big cookies with vanilla ice cream on top. Thank you for the chance

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  141. My favorite Valentine’s Day dessert is dark chocolate covered strawberries.

  142. Heart shaped sugar cookies are the best.

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  144. My favorite Valentine’s day dessert is cherry cheesecake.

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  146. Strawberry Cheesecake

  147. Cheesecake!

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  149. My favorite valentine’s day dessert is anything rich, chocolat and decadent!

  150. My favorite is old fashioned fudge brownies! I’m a sucker for those.

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  152. Our favorite Valentine’s Day dessert is chocolate dipped strawberries!

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  154. My favorite Valentine’s Dessert is Italian Cream Cake!

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  155. My favorite Valentine’s Day dessert is Tiramisu!

  156. I’ve never tried Burrata….but this looks delicious! I usually make dessert for Valentine’s Day…but it usually cake.

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  158. I like Strawberry Cheesecake the most of all the fine desserts on Valentine’s Day.

  159. I love strawberry shortcake but with sponge cake instead of biscuit

  160. I make my wife a heart shaped cake with sprinkles

  161. i always think of creme brulee has a valentines thing? but im just a raspberry brownies gall myself!

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  163. My favorite is chocolate covered strawberries. Thanks!

  164. Sounds and looks delicious. I’ve never heard of this! And anything with strawberries! Thank you for the contest, also!

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  166. I usually have chocolate covered strawberries for dessert on Valentines but this looks delicious!

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  170. I love all things dark chocolate

  171. Chocolate mousse torte cake.

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  173. looks like YUM

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