Updated: Mar 5
In today's 3-ingredient meals episode, I show you how to make a delicious dish with 3-*primary* ingredients and a handful of staple pantry items.
This would be a great appetizer for Valentine’s Day or game day
Today: Sweet Peppers, Burrata & Toast
Sweet peppers and burrata cheese complement each other well because they balance each other's flavors and textures. Sweet peppers bring a crisp, fresh, and slightly sweet taste to the dish, while the creamy and rich burrata cheese provides a smooth and indulgent contrast. The contrast in texture is also appealing, with the crunch of the peppers contrasting the smooth, creamy cheese. Additionally, the sweetness of the peppers helps to cut through the richness of the cheese, making for a harmonious flavor experience. When paired together, sweet peppers and burrata can make a simple but delicious appetizer or a light and fresh summer dish.
Sweet peppers and burrata cheese on toast is a popular dish because it combines simple ingredients that complement each other well. Toast provides a crispy and sturdy base that can hold the weight of the cheese and peppers, while also providing a neutral flavor that allows the other ingredients to shine. The sweetness of the peppers provides a fresh and bright taste, while the richness and creaminess of the burrata cheese adds a decadent and indulgent flavor. Combining the crispy toast, sweet peppers, and creamy cheese creates a pleasing contrast of textures, making for a satisfying and enjoyable bite.
1 lbs bag of sweet peppers, thinly sliced
4 cloves garlic, minced
1/2 tsp Italian herb blend (or basil, oregano, etc.), more to taste
3 tbsp capers in brine, rinsed & chopped
3 tbsp black olives, chopped
1 lemon, juiced
toasted sourdough bread
1-2 balls of burrata
In a large saucepan over medium heat, warm olive oil and add in the peppers, season with salt and pepper, stir for 5 minutes. Add in the garlic, and herbs, stir, and cook for another 3-5 minutes. While cooking, chop up the capers and black olives into tiny pieces, then add to the pepper mixture. Once peppers are soft, turn off the heat and squeeze in the lemon. adjust the salt, pepper & herbs to taste. Serve up with toasted bread and burrata. Enjoy.
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