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5 from 2 votes

Caramelized Onion Flatbread

Prep Time15 mins
Cook Time35 mins
Total Time50 mins
Servings: 12
Calories: 140kcal


  • 1/3 pizza dough
  • 3 teaspoon olive oil
  • 1 tablespoon butter
  • 2 large red onions sliced 1/4 inch thick
  • 1 teaspoon dried thyme
  • 1 tablespoon honey
  • 1 tablespoon balsamic vinegar
  • 5 ounce cream cheese
  • salt and pepper to taste
  • chopped parsley


  • Preheat oven to 500 F degrees.
  • Coat a pizza baking sheet with nonstick cooking spray or olive oil. Roll the pizza dough so that it fits on the baking sheet. Brush 1 tsp of the olive oil over the top of the dough. Bake 5 to 7 minutes or until golden brown. Remove from oven and let cool.
  • For the caramelized onions, in a large skillet heat remaining 2 tsp olive oil over medium-high heat 1 minute or until hot. Add butter; melt. Add onions, thyme, and salt and pepper to taste.
  • Cook 5 to 8 minutes without stirring. Reduce heat to medium; stir in honey and vinegar. Cook another 15 to 20 minutes or until onions are caramelized, stirring occasionally. Remove skillet from heat and let it cool slightly.
  • Spread cream cheese over the top of the flatbread. Spread onions evenly over cheese. Cut into squares, sprinkle with parsley, and serve.


Nutritional values are approximations.


Calories: 140kcal | Fat: 4.5g