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Strawberry, basil & burrata with green peppercorns & croutons

Strawberry, basil & burrata with green peppercorns & croutons

Strawberries, creamy cheese and a piquant dressing are a delicious match in this elegant starter or lunch.

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  • Serves2
  • CourseLunch
  • Prepare15 mins
  • Cook10 mins
  • Total time25 mins
  • Pluschilling

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Ingredients

  • 400g pack strawberries, hulled and halved or quartered, depending on size
  • 1 shallot, finely chopped
  • ½ tsp caster sugar
  • ½ tsp sea salt flakes, plus extra to taste
  • ½ lemon, juice
  • 1 tsp Cooks’ Ingredients Green Peppercorns, crushed
  • tbsp extra virgin olive oil
  • 2 ciabatta rolls
  • 25g pack basil, leaves only
  • 285g pack No.1 Burrata, drained

Method

  1. Put the strawberries, shallot, sugar, salt, lemon juice, peppercorns and 1½ tbsp oil into a bowl. Gently stir to combine, then cover and chill for 1 hour.

  2. Preheat the oven to 220ºC, gas mark 7 about 20 minutes before you want to serve. Tear the rolls into chunks and toss with the remaining 2 tbsp oil and a generous pinch of sea salt flakes. Spread on a baking sheet and bake for 8-10 minutes until golden and crunchy.

  3. Shred or tear the basil leaves, toss them through the strawberry mixture, then arrange on a large plate. Scatter over the croutons and top with the burrata, whole or broken open, and seasoned. Serve immediately.

Nutritional

Typical values per serving when made using specific products in recipe

Energy

2,823kJ/ 678kcals

Fat

44g

Saturated Fat

16g

Carbohydrates

52g

Sugars

18g

Fibre

7.6g

Protein

15g

Salt

2.3g

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