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Brucie's Homemade Stracciatella
Brucie's Homemade Stracciatella
Print Recipe Brucie's Homemade Stracciatella
Prep Time: 15 minutes
Cook Time: 30 minutes
Total Time: 45 minutes
Servings: 4 people

Ingredients

Pumpkin Seed Pesto

  • 1/2 cup pumpkin seeds toasted
  • 1/4 cup extra virgin olive oil
  • 1/4 cup grated pecorino cheese
  • 1 tablespoon finely diced rosemary
  • 1/4 teaspoon crushed garlic
  • 1 teaspoon lemon zest
  • 1 teaspoon sea salt

Stracciatella

  • 1 pound Stracciatella or Burratta
  • 1 cup beets, crushed
  • 1/4 cup pumpkin seed pesto
  • 8 torn mint leaves
  • 2 sea salt, cracked black pepper for taste
  • 2 extra virgin olive oil to finish

Instructions

Pumpkin Seed Pesto

  • Put all ingredients in food processor and pulse until just shy of smooth. You want it to still have some texture from the pumpkin seeds for a nice crunch

Stracciatella

  • To assemble spread cheese out on the bottom of a large serving platter. It can look messy, dont worry, it will all come together looking beautiful in the end!
  • Take a roasted or steamed red beet and crush with your hand and sprinkle over cheese.
  • Drizzle pesto over in a way that looks even and pretty.
  • Tear mint leaves over the top.
  • Finish with extra virgin olive oil, sea salt and cracked black pepper
  • Serve with crusty bread
  • ENJOY!!