Grilled Pitas With Caramelized Onions and Goat Cheese

Recipe by Shelby Jo
READY IN: 45mins


  • 4
    tablespoons olive oil
  • 2
    lbs vidalia onions, coarsely chopped (about 3 large)
  • 1
    teaspoon sugar
  • 14
    teaspoon salt
  • 14
    teaspoon dried tarragon
  • 14
    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


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