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Burrata with Balsamic Glazed Plums

By Julie Hartigan of Cooking w/Julie
If you’re a fan of fresh mozzarella you’re really going to fall in love with its rich, creamy-centered cousin Burrata! Wow your friends with our easy yet upscale appetizer that combines warm balsamic glazed plums spooned over luscious imported Burrata and spread on crusty bread. It’s a super-fun and delicious party-perfect dish!
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 10 minutes
Total Time 15 minutes
Course Appetizer
Cuisine American


  • 2 TB extra virgin olive oil
  • 1 shallot minced
  • 1/2 tsp kosher salt
  • 1/4 cup high quality balsamic vinegar
  • 1 tsp minced fresh thyme additional for garnish
  • 1 tsp dark brown sugar
  • Pinch ground cloves
  • 4 plums sliced 1/4” thick
  • Fresh cracked black pepper
  • 1 medium-large imported Burrata
  • Toasted baguette slices for serving


  • Heat olive oil over low heat in a medium pan. Add shallot and salt and sauté for 4-5 minutes, stirring often, or until softened. Add balsamic vinegar, thyme, brown sugar, and cloves and increase heat to high to bring to a simmer. Add plums and stir to combine. Cook for 4-5 minutes, stirring often, until plums are softened and balsamic is reduced to a syrupy consistency. Season to taste with kosher salt and fresh cracked black pepper and serve warm spooned over imported Burrata with toasted bread slices and garnished with additional thyme.
Keyword Burrata cheese, burrata with balsamic glazed plums, cheese appetizer