Caramelized Onion-Tomato Focaccia

Fontina cheese, arugula and juicy organic tomatoes dress up focaccia bread in this tasty appetizer.

  • Prep Time 20 min
  • Total Time 35 min
  • Servings 16

Ingredients

1
tablespoon olive oil
1
tablespoon butter
1
large onion, cut in half, thinly sliced
1
focaccia bread (10 to 12 inch)
1
cup shredded fontina cheese (4 oz)
1
can (14.5 oz) Muir Glen™ organic diced tomatoes, drained
1/2
cup chopped arugula

  • 1 Heat oven to 350°F. In 10-inch skillet, heat oil and butter over medium heat. Add onion; cook 8 to 10 minutes, stirring frequently, until onion is softened and light golden brown.
  • 2 On ungreased cookie sheet, place focaccia. Sprinkle 3/4 cup cheese on focaccia. Top with onion and tomatoes; sprinkle with remaining 1/4 cup cheese.
  • 3 Bake 10 to 15 minutes or until cheese is melted and bread is hot. Sprinkle with arugula.

Expert Tips

The only trick to caramelizing onions is just be patient, cook slowly and stir frequently until they turn a light golden brown.

Just before serving, top with a drizzle of extra-virgin olive oil and freshly ground black pepper.

Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
130
(
Calories from Fat
60),
% Daily Value
Total Fat
6g
6%
(Saturated Fat
2 1/2g,
2 1/2%
Trans Fat
0g
0%
),
Cholesterol
10mg
10%;
Sodium
320mg
320%;
Total Carbohydrate
15g
15%
(Dietary Fiber
0g
0%
  Sugars
1g
1%
),
Protein
4g
4%
;
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
2%;
Vitamin C
0%;
Calcium
6%;
Iron
6%;
Exchanges:
1 Starch; 0 Fruit; 0 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 0 Vegetable; 0 Very Lean Meat; 0 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 1 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choices:
1
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.