This delicious burrata pizza recipe is made with homemade pizza dough and is topped with sauce, summer tomatoes, and burrata cheese. Great for entertaining!
Delicious Burrata Pizza Recipe
Making homemade pizza is not only super easy, but it is also fun. My kids love shaping it and personalizing it by choosing their own toppings.
This Delicious Burrata Pizza takes the flavors of a classic Caprese but is creamier and stringier with the addition of burrata cheese.
If you’ve never tried burrata before, you’re going to love it!! It is basically a mozzarella cheese with added cream. When you open it, the cheesy inside oozes out. It’s like having a melted cheese without melting it.
The outer shell is solid mozzarella, while the inside contains and cream, giving it an unusual, soft texture. So imagine that deliciousness added to a pizza. Genius right? I also used Burrata in these Roasted Red Pepper crostinis.
For the toppings, I added delicious fresh tomatoes, fresh basil, and oregano. The edges of the crust are drizzled with olive oil and salt pepper. The dough is soft and chewy with a creamy top.
If you have a pizza stone at home, preheat it one hour before adding the raw Burrata Pizza. I don’t have one but since I love making pizza at home, maybe I’ll make the investment.
You can use this pizza dough recipe to top it with any other ingredients you may like, but I highly recommend you try this yummy burrata cheese. It takes the flavor and texture to the next level. See how stringy and creamy it is?
For the tomatoes, use your favorite kind. If you want them softer, simply halve them before adding them to the pizza or quarter them for bigger tomatoes.
As for the sauce, I loved using the new Mezzetta Marinara sauces. The come in an assortment of flavors and they use San Marzano tomatoes from Italy in every bottle. Excellent flavor and texture.
Right now Mezzetta is giving away an 11 day trip to Italy. Enter to win HERE. I am crossing me fingers!
Check out the video on how I made this pizza:
As aways, I hope you can try this delicious Burrata Pizza Recipe at home. If you do, please upload a pic on Instagram and tag me @Livingsweetmoments or use the hashtag #LivingSweet. I promise to repost it.
Delicious Burrata Pizza Recipe
- For Pizza Dough
- 1 cup of warm water
- 1 teaspoons packet of instant yeast 2 1/4
- 2 1/2 cups of bread flour or all-purpose flour more may be needed
- 1 tablespoon of honey
- 1 tablespoon of olive oil
- 2 teaspoons of salt
- For toppings
- 1/4 cup to 1/2 of Mezzetta Marinara sauce more if you'd like
- 6 oz of Burrata cheese drained and sliced
- 1/2 cup of cherry tomatoes
- 5-6 leaves basil
- 1/2 teaspoon oregano
- Olive oil for drizzling
- Cornmeal optional
- Salt and Pepper
In a bowl, pour warm water and sprinkle yeast on top. Cover and let it rest for 5 minutes or until the mixture becomes bubbly
Add the olive oil, salt, honey and mix with a wooden spoon
Gently pour the flour mixing constantly with the spoon
Place the dough on a floured surface and knead for 5-6 or until the dough becomes smooth and elastic
Place dough ball in a greased bowl and cover
Let the dough rise in a dark area away from drafts for 40-45 minutes
Preheat oven to 450 degrees Fahrenheit
Remove dough from bowl and punch down
Place dough on top of floured parchment paper and shape into a circle or rectangle
Transfer the shaped dough on a sheet pan sprinkled with cornmeal
Spread Mezzetta Marinara sauce all over the surface leaving a small border, top with cheese, tomatoes, oregano, basil, salt and pepper
With a brush, paint the border of the pizza with olive oil and sprinkle a bit all over the surface
Bake for 15-20 minutes or until the crust has browned and cheese has melted.
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