Recipe: Orazio D’Elia’s Burrata Salad

Eat, Food Guide, Food Recipes, Sydney / 20 April 2020

It’s a wine bar classic for a reason. So, why not make it at home? Try this simple recipe from Matteo’s Head Chef and Co-Owner Orazio D’Elia.

There’s nothing like a refreshing plate of fresh tomatoes and gooey burrata. Whether looking to spice up date night (psst… here’s some ideas of what to do while you’re eating burrata too) or just step up your arvo snack game, this recipe from Matteo and Matteo Downtown’s Head Chef and Co-Owner Orazio D’Elia is a must-try. Check out the full recipe below!

Burrata Salad
Serves 2


  • 1 whole fresh burrata
  • 200g heirloom cherry tomatoes
  • 1 small red onion, thinly sliced
  • 1 whole roasted red capsicum, cut into strips
  • Handful green Sicilian olives
  • 3 bread square croutons
  • Handful basil leaves
  • Extra virgin olive oil, to taste
  • Red wine vinegar, to taste
  • Salt and pepper


  1. Roast capsicum in the oven on high heat for 10-15mins, peel, cut into strips and set aside 
  2. Cut cherry tomatoes in half and croutons into cubes.
  3. Combine all ingredients in a large bowl.
  4. Dress with olive oil and vinegar.
  5. Season to taste.
  6. Assemble all ingredients in a bowl and gently place burrata on top. Garnish with basil leaves, extra salt and pepper and extra virgin olive oil. Enjoy!