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Beet and Burrata Salad with Fried Bread Recipe

Beet And Burrata Salad With Fried Bread

Beet and Burrata Salad with Fried Bread is a simple yet delicious dish showcasing the sweetness of beets, the creaminess of burrata, and the crunch of fried bread.

Hello there, friend! If you are looking for a salad that’s more than just lettuce and tomatoes, then this Beet and Burrata Salad with Fried Bread is for you.

This dish takes simple ingredients and transforms them into a symphony of flavors and textures. Sweet, earthy beets meet creamy burrata cheese, and crispy fried bread adds a delicious crunch.

It’s a light yet satisfying meal that’s perfect for lunch or a light dinner. So, let’s dive in and create this beautiful and delicious salad!

Utensils You Need:

Gather these tools to make this recipe:

  1. Large bowl
  2. Small jar with a lid (for the dressing)
  3. Cutting board
  4. Knife
  5. Frying pan

The Recipe

Beet And Burrata Salad With Fried Bread

Beet and Burrata Salad with Fried Bread

This salad combines roasted beets, fresh oranges, peppery arugula, creamy burrata cheese, and crispy fried bread.
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 15 minutes
Total Time 25 minutes
Course Main Course, Salad
Cuisine Mediterranean
Servings 4 servings
Calories 350 kcal


For the salad:

  • ¼ (8-ounce) package cooked beets, cut into bite-sized pieces
  • 2 oranges, peeled and segmented
  • 4 ounces burrata cheese
  • 4-6 slices crusty bread
  • A handful of arugula

For the dressing:

  • ¼ cup olive oil
  • 2 tablespoons red wine vinegar
  • 1 teaspoon Dijon mustard
  • ½ teaspoon honey
  • Salt and pepper to taste


  • In a small jar with a lid, combine all dressing ingredients. Shake well to combine.
  • In a large bowl, add the beets and orange segments.
  • Pour the dressing over the beets and oranges, and toss gently to coat.
  • Add arugula to the bowl and toss again.
  • Heat a drizzle of olive oil in a frying pan over medium heat. Add bread slices and cook until golden brown and crispy on both sides.
  • Divide the salad among four plates.
  • Top each salad with a piece of burrata cheese and a slice or two of fried bread.
  • Serve immediately.


  1. You can use any type of cooked beets, such as roasted, boiled, or steamed.
  2. If you don’t have arugula, you can use any type of leafy green, such as spinach or mixed greens.
  3. For the fried bread, you can use any type of bread you like, such as sourdough, baguette, or ciabatta.
Keyword beet salad, burrata salad, Dinner, easy salad, fried bread, healthy salad, Lunch, vegetarian

Alternative Ingredients:

If you do not have the ingredients I listed above, do not worry. You can swap them out for the alternatives below:

Burrata cheeseFresh mozzarella or goat cheese
Red wine vinegarBalsamic vinegar
ArugulaSpinach or mixed greens
OrangesGrapefruit or tangerines

What to Serve with Beet and Burrata Salad with Fried Bread:

You can pair this delicious Beet and Burrata Salad with the following:

Frequently Asked Questions:

Can I make this salad ahead of time?

Yes, you can prepare the beets, oranges, and dressing ahead of time. However, it’s best to assemble the salad just before serving to keep the arugula fresh and the bread crispy.

Can I use canned beets?

It’s best to use fresh or pre-cooked beets for this salad. Canned beets can be too soft and mushy.

Can I use a different type of cheese?

Yes, you can use fresh mozzarella or goat cheese if you don’t have burrata.

Can I use a different type of dressing?

Sure, you can use any dressing you like, but a simple vinaigrette with a touch of sweetness works well with the flavors in this salad.

Can I add protein to this salad?

Yes, you can add grilled chicken, shrimp, or tofu to make it a more substantial meal.

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