Burrata, Salted Walnuts & Basil Pesto

Preparation time: 
min -
Published on
August 8, 2019

This meal is a perfect example of how simple, satisfying and moorish nutritional ketosis can be. This is an assembly of a few, carefully selected ingredients, making a beautiful plate of food, and all in a jiffy! Don’t be fooled by it’s simplicity—you’ll feel totally spoilt by this dish! Whip it up for a quick lunch, dinner or as an impressive started for a dinner party.


1 serving




    1. Preheat the oven to 180°C.
    2. In a baking tray, add the walnuts, butter and a pinch of salt. Put it in the oven for a couple of minutes to melt the butter. Toss the walnuts in the butter and allow to toast for a further 7-10 minutes, until nicely golden. Keep a close eye as the walnuts can burn very easily.
    3. Drain the burrata or mozzarella from the brine. Serve on a plate with fresh salad leaves, a scatter of salted walnuts, a dollop of basil pesto and salt and pepper to taste.