Caramelized Sweet Onion and goat cheese flatbread

Caramelized Sweet Onion & Goat Cheese Flatbread

RealSweet® Vidalia Onions
Featured In WTFCF Season 2, Episode 08: One Sweet Circle.
This combination of caramelized Vidalia onions, savory goat cheese and peppery arugula, all topped with a sweet balsamic glaze, will have your taste buds dancing. Caramelize your onions ahead of time to quickly assemble and make this flatbread in under 15 minutes. Recipe and photography courtesy of our friends at Healthy Family Project.
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Prep Time 40 minutes
Cook Time 15 minutes
55 minutes


  • 1 tablespoon butter, melted
  • 1 large RealSweet® Vidalia onion, thinly sliced
  • 1 tablespoon chicken, beef, or vegetable stock, your preference
  • 1 pre-made thin crust flatbread
  • 2 teaspoons olive oil, divided
  • 4 ounces goat cheese
  • 1 cup arugula, shredded
  • 2 tablespoons balsamic glaze
  • pinch of salt


  • Preheat oven to 425℉.
  • In a skillet, melt 1 tablespoon butter on medium-low heat. Add 1 large thinly sliced onion to skillet. Sauté stirring frequently for 30 to 40 minutes or until onion begins to soften and brown.
  • Add 1 tablespoon of stock. Cook additional 1 to 2 minutes and remove from heat.
  • Lay 1 pre-made flatbread on baking sheet and brush with 1 teaspoon olive oil. Top bread with caramelized onions and 4 ounces goat cheese. Bake 8 to 12 minutes or until cheese melts and crust is crisp. Remove from oven.
  • In a bowl, add 1 cup shredded arugula, 1 teaspoon olive oil, and salt and pepper. Toss and top flatbread with arugula.
  • Drizzle with 2 tablespoons balsamic glaze.


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