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    Grilled Pitas With Caramelized Onions and Goat Cheese

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    Total Time:

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    Cook Time:

    45 mins

    5 mins

    40 mins

    Shelby Jo's Note:

    This is from Good Housekeeping's Quick & Simple magazine May 27, 2008

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    Ingredients:

    Servings:

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    • 4 tablespoons olive oil
    • 2 lbs vidalia onions, coarsely chopped (about 3 large)
    • 1 teaspoon sugar
    • 1/4 teaspoon salt
    • 1/4 teaspoon dried tarragon
    • 1/4 teaspoon dried thyme
    • 4 (6 inch) pita bread, cut horizontally in half
    • 6 -7 ounces soft fresh goat cheese, crumbled
    • 1 tablespoon chopped fresh parsley

    Directions:

    1. 1
      In a large nonstick skillet, warm 2 tablespoons of the olive oil over medium heat.
    2. 2
      Add onions, sugar, salt, and cook stirring frequently, until onions are very soft, about 15 minutes.
    3. 3
      Reduce heat to medium-low and cook, stirring often until onions are golden brown, about 20 minutes longer.
    4. 4
      Preheat grill.
    5. 5
      In a cup stir together the remaining 2 tablespoons oil, tarragon, and thyme.
    6. 6
      Brush cut sides of pitas with the herb mixture.
    7. 7
      Sprinkle the goat cheese crumbs over the pitas and top with the caramelized onions.
    8. 8
      Place pitas on grill rack over low heat, and grill until bottoms are crisp and topping is heated through, about 3 minutes.
    9. 9
      To serve sprinkle with parsley and cut into wedges.

    Ratings & Reviews:

    • on November 22, 2009

      55

      This recipe is simple and yummy! I didn't cut the pita bread in half, I just kept it whole. I only had 1 onion, so I cooked that up and it was plenty for 3 pitas. I didn't use as much goat cheese as recommended to save calories and saturated fat, but it still turned out great. I didn't have tarragon, so I left that out. I didn't have fresh parsley, so I sprinkled on lots of dried and it was perfect. I don't have a BBQ (live upstairs in an apartment with no balcony), so I used our oven broiler and it was PERFECT. Thanks for sharing, I'll be making this again and again and again :)

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    • on August 29, 2009

      55

      This is very good. I didn't cut the pita bread. I did half the recipe with 1 large red onion and I used the same amount of oil. Thanks Shelby Jo :) Made for PRMR tag game

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    • on August 23, 2009

      55

      I cut the recipe back for one, and I think I didn't cut back the amount of tarragon enough (probably because I love tarragon)! My first bite was questionable, but after that, I couldn't quit eating it. I loved it. Easy recipe to cut back for one. Thanks for posting!

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    Nutritional Facts for Grilled Pitas With Caramelized Onions and Goat Cheese

    Serving Size: 1 (327 g)

    Servings Per Recipe: 4

    Amount Per Serving
    % Daily Value
    Calories 444.7
     
    Calories from Fat 209
    47%
    Total Fat 23.2 g
    35%
    Saturated Fat 8.2 g
    41%
    Cholesterol 19.6 mg
    6%
    Sodium 537.2 mg
    22%
    Total Carbohydrate 46.2 g
    15%
    Dietary Fiber 4.8 g
    19%
    Sugars 11.6 g
    46%
    Protein 14.2 g
    28%

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