Volume 8 Issue 1 Leadership Edition 2022 - Page 22

THRIVING SUCCESS

Caramelized Onion , Mozzarella , Prune and Thyme Flatbreads

Prep time : 15 minutes Cook time : 1 hour , 30 minutes Yield : 4 flatbreads
Caramelized Onions :
• 2 tablespoons olive oil
• 1 / 2 cup butter
• 6 large yellow sweet onions , sliced into thin half circles
• 3 sprigs fresh thyme
• coarse kosher salt , to taste
Flatbreads :
• 4 personal flatbreads
• 1 cup caramelized onions
• 4 ounces fresh mozzarella
• 10 California Prunes , diced small
• 1 tablespoon fresh thyme leaves
• sea salt , to taste
• coarsely ground black pepper , to taste
To make caramelized onions : Preheat oven to 400 F .
In large stockpot over medium-low heat , warm oil and melt butter . Add onions and cover ; cook 20-25 minutes , stirring occasionally . Add thyme sprigs and season with salt , to taste ; turn pan lid slightly ajar . Place pot in oven 1 hour , stirring occasionally .
To make flatbreads : Preheat oven to broil . On sheet pan , toast flatbreads under broiler 4 minutes , or until toasted , flipping halfway through .
Spread 1 / 4 cup of caramelized onions over each toasted flatbread . Refrigerate leftover onions .
Tear mozzarella and place over onions . Divide prunes among flatbreads and place flatbreads under broiler 4-6 minutes until cheese has melted and is beginning to brown .
Sprinkle flatbreads with fresh thyme and season with salt and pepper , to taste . n
Find more recipe ideas at www . CaliforniaPrunes . org
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