Butter Beans and Burrata



1 15 oz can of butter beans (If you can’t find butter beans, cannellini will do)

1 or 2 balls of fresh burrata 

1/4 C extra virgin olive oil

Salt and pepper to taste 

1 fresh lemon

3 T fresh basil, chopped

Crackers for serving 


Drain and rinse the beans

In a small pan, heat the beans over low heat, adding a generous squeeze of lemon juice and a drizzle of olive oil, adding salt and pepper to taste

Remove from heat and stir in chopped basil

Place the beans in a large serving bowl or on a platter, tear the burrata into large pieces and top the beans with it

Sprinkle with more olive oil, salt, pepper and lemon

Serve with crackers