This super simple caramelized onion flatbread comes together quickly with just five easy (and inexpensive) ingredients! Bursting with flavor, it is perfect as a side but hearty enough to stand on its own.

 

I’m not afraid to admit it–I’m an onion girl. The more the better.

And the only thing better than regular onions? Caramelized onions. Oh yum.

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Which is why this super simple and easy-to-make five ingredient flatbread is so stinkin’ delicious–it’s caramelized onion perfection. Oh sure, you can fancy it up with a little rosemary and feta if you want to, but the humble onion is the main attraction. The star of the show.

And perfect for onion girls like me.

Assemble your ingredients: Refrigerated pizza crust, two sweet onions, butter, olive oil and salt.

Here is what you need:

2 sweet onions
2 tablespoons olive oil + more to brush on dough
2 tablespoons butter
1 canned refrigerated pizza crust (Pillsbury)
salt or sea salt to taste 
fresh rosemary, chopped (optional)
crumbled feta (optional)

Remove outer layers from onions, cut in half then into thin slices.

Step 1: Remove outer layers from onions; cut in half then into thin slices.

Heat olive oil and butter in a large frying pan over medium high heat and saute onions until golden brown and caramelized.

Step 2: Preheat oven to 425 degrees. Heat 2 tablespoons olive oil and butter in a large frying pan over medium high heat. Saute onion until golden brown and caramelized, approximately 20 minutes. Reduce heat if necessary.

Press dough into parchment-lined cookie sheet, with excess hanging over edge of pan.

Step 3: Press dough into parchment-lined cookie sheet, with excess hanging over edge of pan.

Spread caramelized onion over dough. Sprinkle with salt and fresh rosemary, then fold edges over top of onions.

Step 4: Spread caramelized onion over dough. Sprinkle with salt and fresh rosemary, then fold edges over top of onion.

Bake caramelized onion flatbread until lightly browned.

Step 5: Bake at 425 for 15-20 minutes until lightly browned. Cut into pieces and serve immediately.

 

Caramelized Onion Flatbread

This super simple flatbread is the perfect accompaniment to any soup, stew or salad!
Course Main Course
Cuisine American
Keyword Caramelized Onion Flatbread
Prep Time 7 minutes
Cook Time 11 minutes
Total Time 18 minutes
Servings 8 people

Ingredients

  • 2 sweet onions
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil + more to brush on dough
  • 2 tablespoons butter
  • 1 canned refrigerated pizza crust Pillsbury
  • salt or sea salt to taste
  • fresh rosemary chopped (optional)
  • crumbled feta optional

Instructions

  1. Remove outer layers from onions; cut in half then into thin slices.
  2. Preheat oven to 425 degrees. Heat 2 tablespoons olive oil and butter in a large frying pan over medium high heat. Saute onion until golden brown and caramelized, approximately 20 minutes. Reduce heat if necessary.
  3. Press dough into parchment-lined cookie sheet, with excess hanging over edge of pan.
  4. Spread caramelized onion over dough. Sprinkle with salt and fresh rosemary, then fold edges over top of onion.
  5. Bake at 425 for 11 minutes until lightly browned. Cut into pieces and serve immediately.

This super simple caramelized onion flatbread comes together quickly with just five easy (and inexpensive) ingredients! Bursting with flavor, it is perfect as a side but hearty enough to stand on its own.

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