Indulge in Burrata Spaghetti – creamy cheese meets rich tomato sauce for a delectable Italian pasta experience. A must-try recipe!
Burrata Spaghetti Recipe | Delicious Spaghetti Burrata
- 200g spaghetti
- 2 balls of burrata cheese
- 2 tablespoons olive oil
- 4 cloves garlic, minced
- 400g canned cherry tomatoes (or fresh cherry tomatoes)
- 1/4 cup fresh basil, chopped
- 1 teaspoon red chili flakes (optional)
- Salt and pepper to taste
- Freshly grated Parmesan for serving
- Take a large pot and bring salted water to boil.
- Once boiling, add the spaghetti and cook until al dente.
- Now, while the pasta is being cooked, heat the olive oil in a large pan over medium heat.
- Add the minced garlic and chili flakes and sauté for about 1-2 minutes until aromatic.
- Then add the cherry tomatoes to the pan and season them with salt and pepper.
- Let it simmer for 10-12 minutes, occasionally mashing the tomatoes with a spoon.
- Once the pasta is ready, then drain it and add it to the skillet.
- Toss the spaghetti in the tomato sauce ensuring it's fully coated.
- Serve the spaghetti on plates and top with a generous piece of burrata.
- Garnish with chopped basil and freshly grated Parmesan.
Dishes That Can Complement Burrata Spaghetti
Caesar Salad: Crunchy romaine lettuce tossed with creamy Caesar dressing, croutons, and parmesan cheese offers a lighter counterpoint to the pasta.
Antipasto Platter: A selection of Italian cured meats, olives, artichoke hearts, and cheeses can set the mood for the meal and pairs wonderfully with the main dish.
Grilled Vegetables: Zucchini, bell peppers, and eggplant, lightly grilled and drizzled with olive oil and balsamic vinegar, can provide a smoky contrast to the creamy spaghetti.
Italian Meatballs: These can be served either in a sauce or on the side with some crusty bread.
Focaccia Bread: Fluffy, olive oil-rich Italian bread can be used to scoop up any remaining sauce on the plate.
Garlic Knots: These are a garlic lover’s delight and can be dipped into the spaghetti’s tomato sauce.
Roasted Chicken: A simple roasted or grilled chicken seasoned with herbs can complement the pasta without overshadowing it.
Minestrone Soup: A hearty vegetable soup that can be served as a starter, setting the stage for the creamy, rich main course.
Tiramisu or Panna Cotta: For dessert, these classic Italian delicacies would round off the meal perfectly.