By: Karl Bublitz On: July 6, 2023 In: Karl's Kitchen Comments: 0

Karl’s Kitchen – Kicked Up Caprese Bruschetta


1 Heirloom tomato
1 burrata ball
focaccia bread or your favorite bread

Basil Balsamic Oil Ingredients

1/2 cup packed fresh basil leaves
1/4 cup extra virgin olive oil
1 tbsp water
2 cloves garlic
2 tbsp lemon
1 tbsp balsamic
1/2 tsp kosher salt


  1. Fill a small pot ¼ of the way with salted water and bring to a boil. In the meantime, make an ice bath by combining cold water and ice in a bowl.
  2. Place basil into boiling water for 10-15 seconds and immediately remove and place in an ice bath.
  3. Remove the basil from the ice bath and tap basil dry.
  4. Place basil, garlic, water, lemon, balsamic and salt into the food processor. Turn the food processor on and slowly incorporate oil until combined.
  5. Dice tomatoes and toss with basil balsamic oil. Add salt to taste.
  6. Add diced tomatoes, burrata, and balsamic basil oil onto your favorite bread. Drizzle with additional olive oil and top it off with finishing salt.
  7. Enjoy!

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