If you can't find burrata for this savory fruit salad recipe--balls of fresh mozzarella cheese filled with curd and cream--use very fresh mozzarella instead: it won't have the oozing creaminess but the dish will still be delicious.

Yotam Ottolenghi
Source: EatingWell Magazine, July/August 2017




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Instructions Checklist
  • Combine grapes in a medium bowl with oil, vinegar, brown sugar, 1 teaspoon fennel seeds, garlic, salt and plenty of pepper. Mix well and set aside for 30 minutes, stirring occasionally.

  • Skewer 6 to 7 grapes onto each of 12 skewers. Reserve the marinade.

  • Heat a grill pan over high heat or preheat grill to high. Grill the grapes until lightly charred, turning once, about 2 minutes total.

  • To serve, place burrata and the grape skewers on a platter. Spoon the reserved marinade over the cheese. Sprinkle with the remaining fennel seeds. Garnish with basil.


Equipment: Twelve 8-inch skewers

Nutrition Facts

177 calories; protein 5.6g 11% DV; carbohydrates 10.7g 4% DV; exchange other carbs 0.5; dietary fiber 0.7g 3% DV; sugars 8.9g; fat 14.3g 22% DV; saturated fat 5.1g 25% DV; cholesterol 20.3mg 7% DV; vitamin a iu 263.1IU 5% DV; vitamin c 2mg 3% DV; folate 1.4mcg; calcium 165.8mg 17% DV; iron 0.3mg 2% DV; magnesium 6.1mg 2% DV; potassium 110.3mg 3% DV; sodium 179.6mg 7% DV; added sugar 1g.