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

Recipe by Oxmoor House January 2006

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Recipe Summary

prep:
9 mins
cook:
30 mins
total:
39 mins
Yield:
4 servings (serving size: 2 wedges)
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Ingredients

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Directions

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  • Prepare grill.

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  • 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.

  • Combine ricotta cheese, Asiago cheese, garlic, and pepper; stir well. Set aside.

  • 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.

  • 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.

Source

Oxmoor House Healthy Eating Collection

Nutrition Facts

162 calories; fat 4.5g; saturated fat 1.6g; protein 6.6g; carbohydrates 22.6g; cholesterol 10mg; iron 0.9mg; sodium 275mg; calories from fat 26%; fiber 1.1g; calcium 132mg.
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