Fig Burrata on Toasted Baguette with Vanilla Balsamic

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Fig Burrata on Toasted Baguette with Vanilla Balsamic

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Fig Burrata on Toasted Baguette with Vanilla Balsamic
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Yield Servings
Author Billy Parisi
Prep time 15 minutes
Cooking time 15 minutes
Total time 30 minutes

Description

There's a surprise in every bite of this delectable appetizer. Burrata cheese is mozzarella on the outside with a soft cream center. The figs and the vanilla-balsamic reduction provide a sweet finish.

Ingredients

  • 2 cups Balsamic vinegar
  • 1 vanilla bean cut in half long ways
  • 1 French baguette sliced in ½ thick slices
  • 4 ounces unsalted melted butter
  • 8 quartered fresh figs
  • 2 pieces of burrata cut into small wedges
  • Kosher salt and fresh cracked pepper to taste

Instructions

  1. Preheat oven to 350°F.
  2. In a small sauce pan add in the balsamic vinegar and vanilla bean and cook on medium-high heat until it reaches 226°F and chill.
  3. Place the baguette slices on a sheet pan lined with parchment paper and brush them with melted butter, season with salt and pepper
  4. Bake in the oven on 350°F for 14 to 16 minutes or until toasted and brown.
  5. To Plate: Place a quartered fig and burrata wedge on a piece of toasted baguette; drizzle on a small amount of  vanilla-balsamic vinegar reduction.