Beans in Creamy Tomato Sauce with Burrata [Video]

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 The healthy recipe for Beans in Creamy Tomato Sauce with Burrata is a testament to the art of simple yet delectable cooking. Indulge in the rustic charm of a dish that marries wholesome ingredients with creamy buttery flavours. 

The heart of this dish lies in the luscious tomato sauce. A concoction of ripe, sun-kissed tomatoes, aromatic garlic, and fragrant dried herbs releases a tantalizing perfume that envelops the kitchen in a comforting embrace. Tomatoes are always a reliable decision in the kitchen; for that, you have a large selection of tomato recipes such as tomato carpaccio, homemade spicy pickled tomatoes, baked cod in tomato sauce, and instant pot tomato soup.

The star of the show, the tender beans, soak up the rich tomato sauce, infusing their earthy essence with the saucy goodness. Whether you choose different types of beans, either cannellini, navy, or red kidney beans, their creamy texture adds a hearty dimension to the meal.  You can’t miss the recipe of fried beans, instant pot ham and bean soup, and black bean hummus.

And the crown jewel of this simple recipe is, of course, the creamy and delicate burrata. The milky cheese adds a buttery touch to this wholesome dish. Moreover, burrata creates a delightful contrast of flavors and textures to the earthy beans and tangy tomatoes. If you are a burrata fan just like me, don’t miss the burrata and prosciutto sandwich, burrata caprese with roasted vegetables, and burrata salad with peas.

This recipe is a symphony of basic ingredients that create a comforting, satisfying meal. This Beans in Creamy Tomato Sauce with Burrata simple recipe is where rustic simplicity meets Mediterranean elegance, and create a dish that’s perfect for a weeknight dinner or a special gathering.

Benefits of beans & benefits of tomatoes

Or, why is this beans in tomato sauce with burrata a recipe to keep and cook regularly?

Eating beans and tomatoes offers a multitude of health benefits. Incorporating beans and tomatoes into your diet is a delicious way to support your overall well-being.  Beans, often called nature’s superfood, are a rich source of plant-based protein and fiber. According to trustworthy sources, beans aid in weight management, promote digestive health, and help stabilize blood sugar levels. Furthermore, beans contain essential nutrients like iron, magnesium, and folate.  Beans are an excellent choice for vegetarians and vegans.

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Conversely, tomatoes are nutritional powerhouses brimming with vitamins, particularly vitamin C and vitamin K. They are rich in antioxidants like lycopene. This is known for its potential to reduce the risk of chronic diseases, including heart disease and certain types of cancer. Tomatoes also support skin health. Moreover, these are low in calories, being a great choice for those looking to maintain a healthy weight. Read more about tomatoes benefits here.

How to cook Beans in Creamy Tomato Sauce with Burrata?

Begin by peeling and finely chopping an onion. Heat some olive oil over medium heat in a large pan, then sauté the chopped onion until it turns translucent and fragrant. Watch the video below:

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While the onions are cooking, wash and cube both the yellow and cherry tomatoes. Add these vibrant tomatoes to the pan with the sautéed onions.

Then, season the tomato and onion mixture with a pinch of salt, freshly ground black pepper, garlic powder, and a generous sprinkle of Italian herbs such as oregano. Stir well and let the mixture simmer on low heat for approximately 15 minutes, allowing the flavors to meld together.

Once the tomatoes have softened and the flavors have melded, use a hand blender to puree the mixture into a creamy tomato sauce.

Furthermore, introduce canned tomatoes to the creamy sauce. Stir and allow the mixture to cook for an additional 5 minutes, ensuring the flavors meld further.

Finally, add the pieces of creamy burrata and fresh basil leaves, gently folding them into the saucy mixture. Let the burrata gently melt into the sauce, creating a delightful, rich and creamy texture. The Creamy Tomato Sauce with Burrata is ready to be served.

How to serve Beans in Creamy Tomato Sauce with Burrata

To serve Beans in Creamy Tomato Sauce with Burrata, ladle the saucy mixture onto a plate. Garnish with fragrant basil leaves and accompany it with crusty bread for sopping up the creamy sauce. Pair this rustic delight with a glass of chilled white dry wine to elevate the dining experience.

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Beans in Creamy Tomato Sauce with Burrata

Tatiana
The healthy recipe for Beans in Creamy Tomato Sauce with Burrata is a testament to the art of simple, yet delectable cooking. Indulge in the rustic charm of a dish that marries wholesome ingredients with creamy and buttery flavors. 
5 from 1 vote
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 20 minutes
Total Time 30 minutes
Course Main Course
Cuisine American, Italian
Servings 6 people
Calories 119 kcal

Ingredients
  

  • 6 medium tomatoes ripe
  • 2 cans beans white and black
  • 1 medium onion
  • 4 tbsp olive oil
  • 2 burrata
  • 1 tsp ground pepper
  • 1 1/2 tsp salt
  • 1 tsp garlic powder
  • 1 tsp paprika optional
  • 6 leaves basil
  • 1 tbsp Italian herbs dried

Instructions
 

  • Peel and finely chop the onion
  • In a large pan, heat the olive oil over medium heat, then sauté the chopped onion until it turns translucent
  • Wash and cube the tomatoes. Add them to the pan with the sautéed onions
  • Season with spices and add the herbs
  • Stir well and let the mixture simmer on low heat for approximately 15 minutes
  • Use a hand blender to puree the mixture into a creamy tomato sauce
  • Discard the liquid from the canned beans and add the beans to the tomato sauce
  • Stir and allow the mixture to cook for an additional 5 minutes
  • Tear the burrata into pieces and lay it onto the bean mixture. Add fresh basil leaves
  • Serve with pleasure

Nutrition

Calories: 119kcalCarbohydrates: 8gProtein: 2gFat: 10gSaturated Fat: 1gPolyunsaturated Fat: 1gMonounsaturated Fat: 7gCholesterol: 0.2mgSodium: 589mgPotassium: 349mgFiber: 2gSugar: 4gVitamin A: 1234IUVitamin C: 18mgCalcium: 36mgIron: 1mg
Keyword 30 min meal, beans, easy recipe, Healthy recipe, homemade cooking, tomatos and beans recipe
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