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Apple-Walnut Pizza With Caramelized Onions

Yield Makes 1 (14-inch) pizza or 4 servings

Ingredients

  • 1 tablespoon extra virgin olive oil
  • 1 large red onion, thinly sliced
  • 2 tablespoons balsamic vinegar
  • 1 1/2 cups (6 ounces) shredded Cheddar cheese
  • 1 cup (4 ounces) crumbled Gorgonzola cheese, divided
  • 1/2 recipe Brick Oven Pizza Dough
  • 1 large Granny Smith apple, cored and thinly sliced
  • 1/2 cup coarsely chopped walnuts

How to Make It

  1. Heat oil in a small saucepan over medium-high heat; stir in onion and balsamic vinegar. Reduce heat to medium-low, and cook for about 15 minutes or until onions are caramelized; let cool.

  2. Sprinkle Cheddar and 1/2 cup Gorgonzola cheese evenly over prepared pizza dough; top evenly with onion mixture. Arrange apple over onion mixture; top with remaining Gorgonzola. sprinkle with walnuts.

  3. Bake at 500° for 5 to 7 minutes or until browned and bubbly.

Southern Living Garden Guide 2004