These mini apple and cheddar pizzas with caramelized onion are perfect for watching the game because they are small which means you can serve them with other yummy and healthy appetizers. Or you can serve them as an individual pizza for a main course.

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Ingredients For These Mini Pizzas with Apples and Cheddar with Caramelized Apples

  • neutral cooking oil
  • sweet onion, sliced
  • thyme leaves
  • cornmeal and all-purpose flour for dusting
  • purchased pizza-dough
  • apple
  • sharp cheddar
  • salt and pepper to taste

How To Make Mini Pizzas with Apples and Cheddar

Caramelize the Onion

  1. Place oil in a small sauce-pan.
  2. Top with onion, cover and place over medium heat.
  3. Cook, removing lid to stir occasionally.
  4. Reduce heat to medium-low if the onions are browning too much, and continue cooking until they are very soft and starting to brown, 12 to 15 minutes.
  5. Stir in thyme, cover and let sit off the heat while you prepare the pizzas.

Prepare Pans and Oven

  1. Arrange oven rack in upper and lower third of the oven.
  2. Preheat oven to 400 degrees F.
  3. Coat two large baking sheets with cooking spray and sprinkle cornmeal over the pans.

Make Mini Pizza Crusts

  1. Dust clean work surface with flour.
  2. Divide pizza dough into 4 even pieces.
  3. Roll each dough out into a circle and transfer two onto each prepared pan.

Top Dough with Apples, Cheddar and the Caramelized Onion Toppings

  1. Divide caramelized onions over the pizza doughs.
  2. Top with Cabot White Oak cheddar.
  3. Divide the apple slices among the mini pizzas.
  4. Sprinkle with salt and pepper to taste.

Bake The Pizzas

Bake pizzas, rotating top to bottom and spinning back to front halfway, until the crust is crispy and the cheese is bubbling and just starting to turn golden. 15 to 20 minutes. Slice into wedges to serve.

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This Pumpkin Pie Dip is amazing served with apple slices for an appetizer or snack. 

If you love pizza then you’ll want to try my Potato Pizza, my super fast Greek Pizza and my Pizza with Garlic, Arugula and Balsamic Reduction

The Caramelized Onions on this Bruschetta with Beets is the magic ingredient. 

If you like sweet and savory then you’ll love this Roasted Grape Pizza or this Roasted Cranberry Flatbread with Chevre. 

 

Thanks so much for reading. If you make this recipe, please come back and let me know by leaving a star rating and review. 

Happy Cooking!

~Katie

 

 

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Apple and Cheddar Mini Pizzas with Caramelized Onions | Healthy Seasonal Recipes

apple and cheddar mini pizzas with caramelized onion

  • Author: Katie Webster
  • Prep Time: 25 minutes
  • Cook Time: 30 minutes
  • Total Time: 35 minutes
  • Yield: 4 entree servings, 8 to 10 appetizer servings 1x
  • Category: Main Course
  • Method: Stove Top and Oven
  • Cuisine: American

Description

Individual Pizzas or Pizzettes made with whole-wheat crust, apples, cheddar and caramelized onions. Perfect to serve as an appetizer.


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Ingredients

  • 1 tablespoon avocado oil or organic canola oil
  • 1 large sweet onion, sliced
  • ½ teaspoon chopped fresh thyme leaves
  • 2 tablespoons cornmeal
  • all-purpose flour for dusting
  • 1 20-ounce ball pizza-dough, preferably whole-wheat
  • ½ sweet firm apple, such as Pink Lady, thinly sliced
  • 1 cup shredded sharp cheddar, 4 oz such as Cabot White Oak
  • salt and pepper to taste

Instructions

  1. Place oil in a small sauce-pan. Top with onion, cover and place over medium heat. Cook, removing lid to stir occasionally. Reduce heat to medium-low if the onions are browning too much, and continue cooking until they are very soft and starting to brown, 12 to 15 minutes. Stir in thyme, cover and let sit off the heat while you prepare the pizzas.
  2. Arrange oven rack in upper and lower third of the oven. Preheat oven to 400 degrees F. Coat two large baking sheets with cooking spray and sprinkle cornmeal over the pans.
  3. Dust clean work surface with flour. Divide pizza dough into 4 even pieces. Roll each dough out into a circle and transfer two onto each prepared pan. Divide caramelized onions over the pizza doughs. Top with Cabot White Oak cheddar. Divide the apple slices among the pizzettas. Sprinkle with salt and pepper to taste.
  4. Bake pizzas, rotating top to bottom and spinning back to front halfway, until the crust is crispy and the cheese is bubbling and just starting to turn golden. 15 to 20 minutes. Slice into wedges to serve.

Notes

More nutrition information per mini pizza: Fiber: 4 grams. protein: 18 grams. Sodium: 558. Saturated fat: 6 grams.


Nutrition

  • Serving Size: 1 pizzette for an entree serving
  • Calories: 495 per pizza
  • Fat: 13 g. per pizzette

DISCLOSURE: I was compensated by Cabot Creamery Cooperative to develop this recipe for their use and promotion. However, I was not paid to write this post. All opinions expressed here are my own.