Gorgonzola and Caramelized Onion Appetizer

Crunchy baguette slices are topped with robust Gorgonzola and sweet caramelized onions.

  • prep time 15 min
  • total time 55 min
  • ingredients 6
  • servings 16

Ingredients

1
tablespoon butter or margarine
3
medium onions, chopped (1 1/2 cups)
2
teaspoons packed brown sugar
1/2
teaspoon balsamic or red wine vinegar
16
slices (1/2-inch-thick) baguette-style French bread (from 10-ounce loaf)
3
tablespoons crumbled Gorgonzola cheese
  • 1 Melt butter in 7-inch skillet over medium heat. Cook onions, brown sugar and vinegar in butter 20 to 25 minutes, stirring frequently, until onions are golden brown.
  • 2 Set oven control to broil. Place baguette slices on ungreased cookie sheet. Broil with tops 4 to 6 inches from heat 1 to 2 minutes or until lightly toasted.
  • 3 Spoon about 1 teaspoon caramelized onions evenly onto each baguette slice. Sprinkle with 1/2 teaspoon of the cheese. Broil about 1 minute or until cheese is melted.
  • Nutrition Information

    NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

    Serving Size: 1 Appetizer
    Calories
    100
    (
    Calories from Fat
    20),
    % Daily Value
    Total Fat
    2g
    2%
    (Saturated Fat
    1g,
    1%
    ),
    Cholesterol
    5mg
    5%;
    Sodium
    210mg
    210%;
    Total Carbohydrate
    18g
    18%
    (Dietary Fiber
    1g
    1%
    ),
    Protein
    3g
    3%
    ;
    % Daily Value*:
    Iron
    6%;
    Exchanges:
    1 Starch;
    Carbohydrate Choices:
    1
    *Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
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