Buratta cheese with quick roasted tomatoes, basil and arugula oil

Filip Poon

Filip Poon

3rd September 2018
Filip Poon

Buratta cheese with quick roasted tomatoes, basil and arugula oil

Here's a simple but tasty vegetarian recipe for Buratta cheese with quick roasted tomatoes, basil and arugula oil that can be made in minutes.


  • 1 Buratta cheese
  • 1 handful tomatoes, different varieties
  • 1 tbsp breadcrumbs (some old bread that's been mixed, then fried in oil on medium heat until crispy)
  • Basil arugula oil


Put the oven to 240°c, oil and season the tomatoes with salt and a tiny pinch of sugar. Roast them for 4-5 minutes in the oven.
Make the arugula oil by mixing arugula with olive oil, blend, then heat the mixture up to 60°c, strain and then serve it as shown on the picture.

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