Tomato salad with burrata and warm ‘nduja dressing

Tomato salad with burrata and warm ‘nduja dressing

  • 20 minutes
  • serves 4 as a sharing starter
  • Easy

With the spice of the ‘nduja, the crunch and freshness of the vibrant tomatoes, and the creamy indulgent burrata,

this fresh tomato salad is a great summer starter


  • tomatoes 400g, of mixed sizes and colors
  • sea salt flakes
  • olive oil 4 tbsp.
  • shallot 1 small clove, finely diced
  • ’nduja 25g (Nduja is a spreadable spicy sausage from Calabria)
  • Italian red wine vinegar 2 tbsp.
  • caster sugar 1 tsp.
  • burrata cheese 1
  • basil a handful of small leaves
  • crusty bread to serve (optional)


  • Step 1

Use a small serrated knife to slice the tomatoes thinly, then layer on a platter.

  • Step 2

If the tomatoes have been in the fridge, do this at least 20 minutes before you want to eat to let

them come up to room temperature.

  • Step 3

Sprinkle with sea salt.

  • Step 4

Heat the olive oil in a small pan over a gentle heat.

  • Step 5

Add the shallot and cook until softened.

  • Step 6

Remove from the heat and add the ‘nduja, whisking together. Whisk in the vinegar and sugar.

  • Step 7

Tear the burrata over the tomatoes. Spoon over the dressing, then top with basil leaves.

  • Step 8

Eat with crusty bread, if you like.

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