Discover a delicious peach burrata open-faced sandwich recipe with creative variations. Perfect for summer meals and quick to make!

The sun is shining, the birds are singing, and you know what that means – it’s peach season! There’s something about those juicy, fragrant peaches that screams summer, and I’m here to introduce you to a match made in culinary heaven – Peach Burrata!

You can make this one several different ways, but I prefer it on an open-faced sandwich. So this recipe makes a great lunch or an easy dinner that’s SO GOOD this time of year.

It’s important to use fresh ripe peaches for this one. So it’s the perfect dish to make while they are in season.

Wait until you try this easy peach burrata recipe! You are going to love it.

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Freshness Meets Creaminess: The Perfect Pairing in Peach Burrata

Picture this: you take a succulent, ripe peach, slice it open, and it instantly releases its sweet, mouthwatering aroma. Now, imagine pairing that deliciousness with the creamy dreaminess of burrata cheese – sounds heavenly, right?

Well, let me tell you, it totally is!

Burrata is a fresh Italian cheese, and it’s like a gift from the dairy gods, am I right? It’s made from mozzarella and cream, creating a luscious, buttery center that oozes out when you cut into it. And let me tell you how incredible the combination of fresh, juicy peaches and creamy burrata cheese is.

This pairing brings a burst of summer flavor to your table, making every bite a delicious blend of sweet and savory. The ripe peaches add a natural sweetness, while the burrata offers a rich, creamy texture that complements the crisp arugula and tangy balsamic glaze perfectly. This open-faced sandwich is a treat for your taste buds and a visual delight that is ideal for any summer meal or gathering.

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Insanely Good Peach Burrata on an Open-Faced Sandwich

While you can make peach burrata recipes a few ways, this peach burrata recipe on an open-faced sandwich is so easy to make and SO GOOD. Especially when you use fresh peaches.

If you don’t have a peach tree, visit your local farmer’s market to get some when peaches are in season.

I was inspired to create this after enjoying a peach burrata appetizer at the Last Chair restaurant in Dover, Vermont. I thought it would be amazing on an open-faced sandwich. As soon as I got home, I made this sandwich for my daughter Shana and me. We loved it!

Here’s how to make it.

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Ingredients for Peach Burrata Sandwich Recipe

The best part about making this dish, is there are minimal ingredients with few steps to make it. I’ve made this in under 10 minutes and it’s my new go-to recipe this summer! Here’s what you need to make it.

  • Italian sandwich bread like Calandra’s
  • Burrata
  • Peaches, fresh, thinly sliced
  • Arugula
  • Balsamic Glaze

How to Make an Open-Faced Peach Burrata Sandwich: Step-by-Step Directions

This recipe for peach burrata sandwich recipe could not be easier to make. Here’s how to do it.

  • Toast the bread.
  • Slice peaches thin.
  • Spread burrata on the toasted bread.
  • Top with arugula.
  • Add a layer of sliced peaches.
  • Drizzle with balsamic glaze.
  • Serve immediately and enjoy!

See…I told you it was easy to make. A bit of a warning though. Have some napkins by your side because this one can get a little messy to eat.

recipe for peach burrata sandwich on white platter with peaches and arugula

Tips for the Perfect Peach Burrata Sandwich

Creating the perfect peach burrata sandwich involves more than just assembling ingredients. Here are some expert tips to elevate your sandwich from good to amazing:

Choosing Ingredients

Selecting the best ingredients is key to making your peach burrata sandwich truly exceptional. For peaches, go for those that are ripe but still firm to the touch. According to Real Simple, they should yield slightly under gentle pressure and have a sweet aroma. If the peaches are too soft, they can become mushy and difficult to slice neatly.

Burrata cheese should be fresh and creamy; it’s best to buy it from a reputable source where you can ensure its quality. Fresh arugula will add a nice peppery contrast to the sweetness of the peaches and the creaminess of the burrata.

Toasting Bread

To achieve the perfect toast, choose a sturdy bread like sourdough or a good Italian loaf. Toast the slices until they are golden brown and slightly crispy on the outside but still soft on the inside. This can be done in a toaster, on a grill, or in a pan with a little olive oil. The key is to ensure the bread can hold up to the toppings without becoming soggy.

Serving Suggestions

This peach burrata sandwich is versatile and can be served in various ways. Pair it with a light salad, such as a mixed greens salad with a simple vinaigrette, to complement the flavors without overwhelming them. For beverages, a chilled white wine or a refreshing iced tea would be perfect to enjoy alongside this sandwich. It’s a great dish for brunch, lunch, or a light dinner.

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Variations and Add-Ons

To make your peach burrata sandwich even more exciting, try these delicious variations and add-ons. Whether you’re looking to switch up the flavors or add a bit of extra flair, these ideas will take your sandwich to the next level:

Peach Burrata Salad

To turn this sandwich into a salad, simply layer the ingredients on a bed of arugula or mixed greens. Slice the peaches and burrata as you would for the sandwich, and drizzle with balsamic glaze. Add some cherry tomatoes or cucumbers for extra crunch and flavor.

Classic Caprese Salad with a Twist

Upgrade your classic Caprese salad by adding sliced peaches to the mix. Arrange alternating layers of juicy peaches, creamy burrata, fresh basil leaves, and ripe tomatoes. Drizzle some balsamic glaze and a dash of olive oil, and you’ve got a show-stopping salad that will steal the spotlight at any gathering.

Grilled Peaches

For a different flavor profile, try grilling the peaches. Grilling caramelizes the sugars in the peaches, adding a nice smoky sweetness. Slice the peaches and grill them for a few minutes on each side until they have nice grill marks.

Grilled Peach Burrata Bruschetta

Take your bruschetta game to a whole new level by topping grilled or toasted baguette slices with a mix of diced peaches, burrata, basil, a sprinkle of black pepper, and a drizzle of honey. This delightful appetizer will have your guests begging for the recipe!

Peachy Pizza Perfection

Who said pizza can’t be a sweet treat? Roll out your pizza dough, slather it with a thin layer of olive oil, and then add slices of fresh peaches and dollops of burrata.

After a quick stint in the oven, finish it off with a handful of arugula and a drizzle of honey. Trust me, this sweet and savory combo will blow your taste buds away. But you can also make this recipe for flatbread pizza too, but swap in peaches and burrata. Oh, it’s so good!

Simply Divine Peach Burrata Crostini

For a quick and easy snack, toast some baguette slices, spread burrata on top, and crown it with a slice of peach. If you’re feeling fancy, you can add a drizzle of balsamic glaze or a sprinkle of crushed pistachios. It’s simple, yet utterly divine!

Prosciutto Addition

For a salty twist, add thin slices of prosciutto to your sandwich. The saltiness of the prosciutto pairs beautifully with the sweetness of the peaches and the creaminess of the burrata. Layer it directly on top of the burrata before adding the peaches.

Additional Toppings

Enhance your sandwich with extra toppings like fresh basil leaves, toasted pine nuts, or hazelnuts for added crunch. You can also experiment with other fruits such as strawberries or blueberries, which complement the flavors well.

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Peach Burrata Recipe Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

You might have a few questions about making and enjoying this peach burrata sandwich. Here are some of the most commonly asked questions to help you get the best out of this delicious recipe:

Can I use other types of cheese?

Yes, you can substitute burrata with fresh mozzarella or ricotta cheese if burrata is not available. Both options will still give you a creamy texture, although the flavor profile will be slightly different.

How do I store leftovers?

This sandwich is best enjoyed fresh, but if you have leftovers, store the components separately. Keep the toasted bread in an airtight container at room temperature, and refrigerate the burrata, peaches, and arugula in separate containers. Assemble just before eating to maintain the best texture and flavor.

Can I make this ahead of time?

You can prep the ingredients ahead of time by slicing the peaches and toasting the bread, but it’s best to assemble the sandwich just before serving. This way, the bread stays crisp, and the ingredients are at their freshest.

How Do You Eat Burrata?

I don’t know how often you’ve enjoyed burrata, but there are so many different ways to enjoy it! I love it with fresh tomatoes or peaches, but there are lots of other ways to make a dish with burrata.

Here are a few ideas.

  • Slice and Savor: Gently slice the burrata open allowing the creamy interior to spill out. You can enjoy it as it is, with a sprinkle of salt and pepper to enhance the flavors.
  • Spread on Bread: Burrata makes a fantastic spread for bread or crackers. Once you’ve cut open the cheese, use a spoon to scoop out the creamy center and spread it on a piece of crusty bread. Top it with your favorite ingredients like fresh tomatoes, basil, or a drizzle of olive oil for a delightful bruschetta-style treat.
  • Pair with Fresh Produce: The mild and creamy flavor of burrata complements a variety of fresh produce. Try it with ripe tomatoes, juicy peaches, sweet strawberries, or even figs for a burst of summery goodness.
  • Add to Salads: Burrata can elevate any salad to the next level. Toss torn pieces of cheese into a green salad for a luxurious and creamy touch. It pairs exceptionally well with arugula, cherry tomatoes, and a balsamic glaze.
  • Use in Pasta Dishes: For a heavenly pasta experience, stir chunks of burrata into warm pasta and watch it melt into a velvety sauce. Add some freshly ground black pepper and grated Parmesan for an indulgent pasta dish.
  • Incorporate into Pizza: Replace regular mozzarella on your pizza with burrata for an ooey-gooey, cheese lover’s dream.
  • Pair with Prosciutto: For a savory and decadent appetizer, serve burrata alongside slices of Prosciutto.
  • Get Creative: Be creative and use it as a filling for stuffed vegetables like roasted bell peppers or as a topping for grilled meats.

Keep in mind that burrata is best when it’s fresh, so try to consume it soon after purchase. Its delicate flavor and creamy texture are truly a culinary experience worth savoring.

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Easy Peach Burrata Recipe: A Delicious Open-Faced Sandwich

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Discover a delicious peach burrata open-faced sandwich recipe with creative variations. Perfect for summer meals and quick to make!
5 from 1 vote
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 5 minutes
Total Time 10 minutes
Course Main Course
Cuisine Italian
Servings 1 Serving
Calories 605 kcal

Equipment

Ingredients
  

Instructions
 

  • Toast the bread.
  • Slice peaches thin.
    slicing peaches to make peach burrata recipe
  • Spread burrata on the toasted bread.
    adding burrata to toasted calandra's bread
  • Top with arugula.
    adding arugula to make a peach burrata recipe on an open faced sandwich
  • Add a layer of sliced peaches.
    adding sliced peaches to make recipe for peach burrata on open faced sandwich
  • Drizzle with balsamic glaze.
    Peach burrata recipe on white platter
  • Serve immediately and enjoy!
    A rectangular white plate displays a peach burrata sandwich recipe with two pieces of toast topped with arugula, creamy cheese, peach slices, and a drizzle of balsamic glaze. A whole peach and a striped cloth are in the background.

Nutrition

Calories: 605kcalCarbohydrates: 9gProtein: 39gFat: 57gSaturated Fat: 32gPolyunsaturated Fat: 0.1gMonounsaturated Fat: 0.01gCholesterol: 161mgSodium: 6mgPotassium: 77mgFiber: 0.4gSugar: 4gVitamin A: 2065IUVitamin C: 3mgCalcium: 1234mgIron: 0.3mg
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Final Thoughts About Peach Burrata Sandwich Recipe

Have you ever made peach burrata before? What’s your favorite way to enjoy it? I would love to know more in the comments below.

I hope you’re as excited to try this peach burrata sandwich as I am to share it with you. It’s a simple yet elegant dish that’s perfect for any occasion. Please give it a try and let me know how you like it. I’d love to hear your feedback and see your creations!

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