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Fast & Easy Dinner: Caramelized Onion Pizza

Fast & Easy Dinner: Caramelized Onion Pizza


When using store bought products to produce quick fix meals, it's easy to enhance the flavor with simple add-ons. Fresh herbs, finely ground spices, or just grated cheese are wonderful options. To intensify the taste of bottled pizza sauce, stir in chunks of sun-dried tomatoes. On pizza, the sauce is perfectly textured and nicely complements the sweetness of caramelized onions and the creaminess of goat cheese. To make this tonight you'll need the recipe, just read more.



Caramelized Onion Pizza
From Cooking Light magazine

2 teaspoons olive oil
2 cups thinly sliced onion, separated into rings (about 1 onion)
1 (1-pound) Italian cheese-flavored pizza crust (such as Boboli)
1/2 cup bottled pizza sauce (such as Contadina)
1/4 cup chopped drained oil-packed sun-dried tomato halves
2/3 cup (3 ounces) crumbled goat cheese
1/4 cup chopped fresh basil

  1. Preheat oven to 450°.
  2. Heat olive oil in a large nonstick skillet over medium-high heat. Add onion; cover and cook for 3 minutes. Uncover and cook for 11 minutes or until golden brown, stirring frequently.
  3. Place the pizza crust on a baking sheet. Combine the sauce and tomatoes. Spread sauce mixture over pizza crust. Top with onion and cheese.
  4. Bake at 450° for 10 minutes or until crust is golden brown. Sprinkle with basil. Cut into 6 wedges.

Serves 6 (serving size: 1 wedge).

Nutritional Information: CALORIES 285(29% from fat); FAT 9.2g (sat 3.8g,mono 4g,poly 1g); PROTEIN 11.6g; CHOLESTEROL 7mg; CALCIUM 238mg; SODIUM 577mg; FIBER 1.4g; IRON 2.6mg; CARBOHYDRATE 38.4g

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