Caramelized-Onion Squares with Olives

Refrigerated crescents dinner make a quick crust for sweet caramelized onions, salty olives and colorful roasted red peppers in an easy appetizer for 24.

  • prep time 15 min
  • total time 35 min
  • ingredients 8
  • servings 24

Ingredients

1 1/2
cups shredded Gruyère cheese (6 oz)
1
tablespoon olive or vegetable oil
1
tablespoon butter or margarine
1
large onion, cut in half, thinly sliced
2
tablespoons fresh thyme leaves
1
can (8 oz) Pillsbury® Crescent Recipe Creations® refrigerated seamless dough sheet or 1 can (8 oz) Pillsbury® refrigerated crescent dinner rolls
2
tablespoons coarsely chopped pitted kalamata olives
2
tablespoons coarsely chopped roasted red bell peppers
  • 1 In 12-inch skillet, heat oil and butter over medium heat until butter is melted. Add onion and thyme; cook about 10 minutes, stirring frequently, until onion is golden brown. Remove from heat.
  • 2 Heat oven to 375°F. Roll dough into 12x10-inch rectangle. Cut dough in half lengthwise. On ungreased cookie sheet, place dough pieces about 2 inches apart.
  • 3 Bake about 10 minutes or until light golden brown. Cool slightly, about 2 minutes.
  • 4 Top each baked crust with cheese, caramelized onions, olives and roasted peppers. Bake 4 to 6 minutes longer or until cheese is melted. Using pizza cutter or serrated knife, cut each into 12 squares. Serve warm.
  • Nutrition Information

    NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

    Serving Size: 1 Appetizer
    Calories
    70
    (
    Calories from Fat
    45),
    % Daily Value
    Total Fat
    5g
    5%
    (Saturated Fat
    2 1/2g,
    2 1/2%
    Trans Fat
    0g
    0%
    ),
    Cholesterol
    10mg
    10%;
    Sodium
    110mg
    110%;
    Total Carbohydrate
    5g
    5%
    (Dietary Fiber
    0g
    0%
      Sugars
    1g
    1%
    ),
    Protein
    2g
    2%
    ;
    % Daily Value*:
    Vitamin A
    2%;
    Vitamin C
    2%;
    Calcium
    8%;
    Iron
    0%;
    Exchanges:
    1/2 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:
    1/2
    *Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
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