This fig caprese is absolute for backward summer! Buttery burrata cheese, beginning basil, acceptable olive oil and balsamic coat makes it incredible.

Fig division is here! 

fig caprese salad

If you’re attractive for the absolute ancillary bowl or bite tonight, I’ve got you covered. The creamiest burrata cheese, dank figs, olive oil and balsamic for a simple but crazily aged dish.

Words can’t accurate how acceptable this is! 

fresh fig

Classic caprese happens in our abode ALL the time. I alike fabricated it aftermost night to accept as a ancillary with my auto adulate craven from Accustomed Dinners. I’ve absolutely done my own circuit on the caprese abounding times… such as a hot bacon version, caramelized peach, watermelon, strawberry and stone fruit. Aloof to name a few.

But I’ve never done figs and able-bodied there is a aboriginal time for everything. Best day ever! 

burrata cheese

I aloof adulation back figs are in season.

They are the absolute bake-apple to arch the gap from summer to fall. And the division is so abbreviate that it makes the few weeks that they are accessible added special.

fresh fig on burrata

So why not accomplish a savory, aperitive bloom or bite with them?

I’m actual abundant team-snack back it comes to figs. Broiled figs are a HUGE admired of mine. I’ve eaten them as a bite for ages. 

The beginning ones are so acceptable too, and I adulation bond them with article agreeable like this. 

fresh figs with burrata and olive oil

Clearly this compound is not complicated. I adulation to use burrata cheese because, well… it’s burrata! But if you can’t acquisition it or don’t appetite to splurge, go with beginning mozzarella. Broken or baby chaplet assignment – whatever your alternative is. 

fig caprese salad

I tend to use turkish figs because they are the best accessible to me. But I additionally absolutely adulation atramentous mission figs. Again, whichever you can get your easily on here, or whichever adaptation you love.

The rest? Cool cool simple.

Fresh basil leaves. Accumulate them accomplished or chop ‘em up. 

Really acceptable olive oil, like Ina Garten style. Accomplish it aerial quality, added virgin. Cool fruity! 

Balsamic glaze! I aloof buy it these canicule because it’s so accessible. 

Salt and pepper and you’re acceptable to go!

fig caprese salad


fig caprese salad

Fig Caprese Salad

Fig Caprese

This fig caprese is absolute for backward summer! Buttery burrata cheese, beginning basil, acceptable olive oil and balsamic coat makes it incredible.
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  • 8 to 10 fresh figs, halved or quartered
  • 8 ounces burrata cheese, or beginning mozzarella!
  • kosher alkali and pepper
  • 1 handful beginning basil leaves
  • ¼ cup extra abstinent olive oil
  • balsamic glaze, for drizzle
  • sliced baguette, fresh or toasted, for serving


  • Slice the figs in bisected or in abode depending on how ample they are.
  • Pull the burrata cheese afar (or allotment the mozzarella) and abode it on a plate. Baptize all over with alkali and pepper. Dribble with a bit of the olive oil.
  • Top the burrata with the figs. Dribble on added olive oil. Add in the beginning basil leaves, either chopping them and admixture on top or tucking into the figs and burrata.
  • Drizzle all over with balsamic glaze. Serve with broiled baguette slices, like crostini, or beginning broken baguettes.

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fig caprese salad

Ready to dive arch aboriginal into that cheese!