Caramelized Onion-Tomato Focaccia

| 12/16/2010 10:55:37 AM

Caramelized Onion-Tomato Focaccia
Makes 16 servings 

Quick and easy-to-make, this onion-tomato focaccia recipe, courtesy of Muir Glen, makes a tasty appetizer or the perfect accompaniment to the Fire Roasted Tomato-Basil Crab Bisque. Just caramelize onions, spread the ingredients on prepared bread and bake for 15 minutes. Spicy arugula leaves and black pepper add an extra zing of flavor post-baking.

Prep Time: 20 Minutes
Start to Finish: 35 Minutes

caramelized onion-tomato focaccia 
Serve this easy-to-make caramelized onion-tomato focaccia bread as an appetizer or side to soups and salads. Photo Courtesy Muir Glen.

1 tablespoon olive oil
1 tablespoon butter
1 large onion, cut in half, thinly sliced
1 focaccia bread (10 to 12 inch)
1 cup shredded fontina cheese (4 oz)
1 can (14.5 oz) Muir Glen® Organic diced tomatoes, drained
1/2 cup chopped arugula
1. Heat oven to 350°F. In 10-inch skillet, heat oil and butter over medium heat. Add onion; cook 8 to 10 minutes, stirring frequently, until onion is softened and light golden brown.

2. On ungreased cookie sheet, place focaccia. Sprinkle 3/4 cup cheese on focaccia. Top with onion and tomatoes; sprinkle with remaining 1/4 cup cheese.