Fig, Caramelized Onion and Bacon Flatbread

fig, caramelized onion and bacon flatbread Side Dish
Fig, Caramelized Onion and Bacon Flatbread
  • Prep 30 min
  • Total 40 min
  • Ingredients 13
  • Servings 8

Use Pillsbury® refrigerated thin crust pizza dough to create this quick and delicious flatbread pizza. MORE+ LESS-

Created September 7, 2011


Caramelized Onion

tablespoon olive oil
tablespoon butter
medium onion, thinly sliced
teaspoon sugar


can (11 oz) Pillsbury™ refrigerated thin pizza crust
tablespoons olive oil
Salt and freshly ground black pepper


cup peach preserves
slices crisply cooked bacon
cup chopped dried figs
cup crumbled chèvre (goat) cheese (4 oz)
pint (2 cups) fresh figs, stems removed, each cut into 8 pieces


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  • 1
    Heat oven to 400°F. Place silicone baking mat on each of 2 cookie sheets or line each with parchment paper.
  • 2
    In 10-inch skillet, heat 1 tablespoon oil and the butter over medium-high heat. Add onion; stir to coat. Cook about 5 minutes or until onion begins to soften. Reduce heat to medium; sprinkle with salt and stir in sugar. Cook until onion just begins to brown; stir again. Continue to cook 15 minutes longer. Cool.
  • 3
    Meanwhile, cut pizza crust dough in 2 pieces. Roll out each as thin as possible. Place each on cookie sheet. Brush crusts with 2 tablespoons olive oil; sprinkle with salt and pepper.
  • 4
    Bake 5 to 7 minutes or just until crusts begin to brown but are not completely baked.
  • 5
    Remove crusts from oven. Spread each with 2 tablespoons peach preserves. Layer with caramelized onion, bacon and dried figs. Sprinkle with goat cheese; top with fresh figs.
  • 6
    Bake 5 to 10 minutes longer being careful not to over bake crust. Cut each flatbread into 4 rows by 2 rows.

Expert Tips

  • If fresh figs are not in season, the dried figs will be great on their own.
  • For a bolder flavor, try Gorgonzola or blue cheese.

Nutrition Information

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