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Roasted Tomatoes with Burrata

Recipe from Two Peas and Their Pod

Roasted tomatoes with olive oil, garlic, creamy burrata cheese, and a drizzle of basil pesto. This simple roasted tomato recipe can be enjoyed with pasta, grilled bead, spaghetti squash, or even chicken.
Prep Time10 minutes
Cook Time30 minutes
Total Time40 minutes
Course: Appetizer, Main Course
Cuisine: Italian
Keyword: burrata, tomato
Servings: 6
Calories: 225kcal


  • 2 pints cherry or grape tomatoes
  • 1/4 cup olive oil
  • 4 cloves garlic, sliced
  • 3 sprigs fresh thyme
  • Pinch of crushed red pepper flakes
  • Kosher salt and black pepper, to taste
  • 8 oz burrata cheese
  • 2 to 3 tablespoons basil pesto
  • Fresh basil and crushed red pepper flakes, for garnish
  • Toasted bread or pasta, for serving


  • Preheat oven to 400 degrees F.
  • Arrange the tomatoes in a 9x13-inch baking dish. Drizzle with olive oil and toss to coat. Add the garlic, thyme, crushed red pepper flakes, salt, and pepper.
  • Roast for 30 to 35 minutes or until the tomatoes burst. Remove from the oven.
  • Break apart the burrata and arrange it over the warm roasted tomatoes. Spoon the pesto over the tomatoes and cheese. Garnish with a little fresh basil and crushed red pepper flakes, if desired. Serve immediately with toasted bread or pasta.


You can also serve the roasted tomatoes with burrata over spaghetti squash, zoodles, or polenta.


Calories: 225kcal | Carbohydrates: 7g | Protein: 8g | Fat: 19g | Saturated Fat: 7g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 1g | Monounsaturated Fat: 7g | Cholesterol: 27mg | Sodium: 55mg | Potassium: 385mg | Fiber: 2g | Sugar: 4g | Vitamin A: 1703IU | Vitamin C: 23mg | Calcium: 230mg | Iron: 1mg