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Caramelized Onion-and-Goat Cheese Bread

Southern Living SEPTEMBER 2007

  • Yield: Makes 10 to 12 servings
  • Cook time:27 Minutes
  • Prep time:15 Minutes
  • Bake:27 Minutes
  • Stand:30 Minutes


  • 1/2 cup chopped pecans
  • 1 tablespoon butter
  • 1 medium-size sweet onion, halved and thinly sliced
  • 1/2 teaspoon sugar
  • 1 large garlic clove, minced
  • 1 (10.5-oz.) goat cheese log
  • 1/8 teaspoon salt
  • 1/8 teaspoon pepper
  • 1 (8.5-oz.) loaf French bread baguette, cut in half lengthwise
  • 1/2 cup honey


1. Place pecans in a single layer in a baking sheet.

2. Bake at 350° for 10 to 12 minutes or until lightly toasted.

3. Melt butter in a 10-inch skillet over medium-high heat. Stir in onion and sugar. Cook, stirring often, 20 to 25 minutes or until onions are caramel colored. Add garlic, and cook 2 more minutes. Remove from heat, and let stand 30 minutes.

4. Process onion mixture, goat cheese, salt, and pepper in a blender or food processor 30 to 45 seconds or until ingredients are well blended and smooth. Spread mixture evenly onto cut sides of bread. Place on a baking sheet.

5. Bake at 375° for 15 minutes or until thoroughly heated and edges are lightly browned. Cut into 1-inch slices. Drizzle evenly with honey, and sprinkle with toasted pecans.


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