Caramelized Onion Pizza

Pita bread makes a simple base for this vegetarian pizza that takes on a smoky flavor when cooked on the grill.

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Makes:
4 servings
Prep:
20 mins
Cook:
10 mins to 15 mins
Grill:
5 mins to 10 mins
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Caramelized Onion Pizza

Ingredients
1
large red onion, thinly sliced
2
cloves garlic, minced
2
tablespoons olive oil
4
6 inches whole wheat pita bread rounds
1
large tomato, quartered and sliced or 1 cup cherry tomatoes, sliced
3/4
cup shredded reduced-fat mozzarella cheese
1/4
cup finely shredded Romano cheese (1 ounce)
1/4
cup small fresh basil leaves or shredded fresh basil

Directions

  1. In a medium saucepan cook onion slices and garlic in hot olive oil over medium heat, covered, for 10 to 15 minutes or until onion is very tender, stirring occasionally; set aside.
  2. For a charcoal grill, arrange medium-hot coals around the edges of the grill. Test for medium heat in the center of the grill. Toast one side of each bread round directly over the coals for 1 to 2 minutes. Remove from grill. Top toasted side of each bread round with onion mixture, sliced tomato, mozzarella cheese, and Romano cheese.
  3. Return bread rounds to center of grill (not directly over coals). Cover grill. Grill for 5 to 10 minutes or until cheese is melted and toppings are heated through. Remove from grill and top with basil before serving.

Nutrition Facts

(Caramelized Onion Pizza)
    Per serving:
  • 292 kcal cal.,
  • 11 g fat
  • (3 g sat. fat,
  • 1 g polyunsaturated fat,
  • 5 g monounsatured fat),
  • 12 mg chol.,
  • 472 mg sodium,
  • 39 g carb.,
  • 6 g fiber,
  • 2 g sugar,
  • 10 g pro.
  • Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet
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