Grilled Pita Wedges with Caramelized Onions

The sweet flavor of caramelized onion pairs beautifully with Asiago cheese in this delectable appetizer

Yield: 4 servings (serving size: 2 wedges)
Recipe from Oxmoor House

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Nutritional Information

Amount per serving
  • Calories: 162
  • Fat: 4.5g
  • Saturated fat: 1.6g
  • Protein: 6.6g
  • Carbohydrate: 22.6g
  • Cholesterol: 10mg
  • Iron: 0.9mg
  • Sodium: 275mg
  • Calories from fat: 26%
  • Fiber: 1.1g
  • Calcium: 132mg

Ingredients

  • 2 teaspoons olive oil
  • 1 medium onion, thinly sliced
  • 1 teaspoon sugar
  • 1/8 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon chopped fresh thyme
  • 1/3 cup fat-free ricotta cheese
  • 1/4 cup (1 ounce) shredded Asiago cheese
  • 1/4 teaspoon minced garlic
  • Dash of freshly ground black pepper
  • 2 (6-inch) pitas
  • Cooking spray

Preparation

  1. Prepare grill.
  2. Heat oil in a large nonstick skillet over medium heat. Add onion, sugar, and salt; sauté 3 minutes. Reduce heat to medium- low, and cook 20 minutes or until very golden brown, stirring frequently. Stir in 1/2 teaspoon thyme.
  3. Combine ricotta cheese, Asiago cheese, garlic, and pepper; stir well. Set aside.
  4. Coat pitas with cooking spray. Place on grill rack; cover and grill 2 minutes on each side or just until crisp. Remove pitas from grill. Spread cheese mixture evenly over warm pitas; top evenly with caramelized onion.
  5. Cover grill rack with foil, and place pitas on foil. Cover and grill 2 minutes or until pitas are thoroughly heated. Cut each pita into 4 wedges, and serve immediately.
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