By Julie Hartigan of Cooking w/Julie

Burrata with Balsamic Glazed Plums

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!

Course Appetizer
Cuisine American
Keyword burrata with balsamic glazed plums, cheese appetizer, Burrata cheese


  • 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


  1. 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.