Apples star in this sweet-savory flatbread recipe—perfect for a quick appetizer or light meal.

Recipe by Southern Living September 2014

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Recipe Summary

hands-on:
15 mins
total:
30 mins
Yield:
Makes 6 to 8 appetizer servings
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Ingredients

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Directions

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  • Preheat oven to 425°. Press pizza dough into a 14- x 9-inch rectangle in a lightly greased (with cooking spray) jelly-roll pan.

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  • Bake at 425° on lower oven rack 20 minutes or until lightly browned and crisp. Meanwhile, thinly slice apples; toss with 1/2 tsp. lemon juice.

  • Stir together ricotta cheese, lemon zest, kosher salt, freshly ground black pepper, and remaining 1 tsp. lemon juice. Spread ricotta mixture over baked crust.

  • Arrange apples over ricotta mixture, and sprinkle with onion slices and almonds. Drizzle with honey. Cut into squares, and serve immediately.

  • Chicken-Apple Sausage Flatbread: Prepare recipe through Step 2, omitting ricotta, zest, onion, almonds, and honey. Cook 1 (12-oz.) package smoked chicken-and-apple sausage links in a skillet over medium-high heat 6 minutes or until browned; slice. Stir salt and pepper into 1/2 cup whipped cream cheese spread; spread over baked crust. Top with apples and sausage. Sprinkle with chopped fresh chives and basil. Hands-on 20 min., Total 40 min.