Caramelized Onion and White Bean Flatbread

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“This is awesome! I am not a pizza-lover for the most part. However, the combination of these ingredients makes it a lot healthier and more interesting, than the regular pizza. Found this originally in the Eating Well Magazine but have changed it a bit.”
1hr 5mins

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Preheat oven to 450°F.
  2. Place oven rack in the lowest positions.
  3. Combine 2-1/2 tablespoons oil, onions and salt in a medium saucepan.
  4. Cover and cook over medium-high heat, stirring often, until the onion is softened, about 7-9 minutes.
  5. Now add 1-1/2 tablespoons more of oil, a little bit at a time, and add mushrooms and cook about 4 minutes longer.
  6. Liquid needs to be absorbed.
  7. Cook for another 5-7 minutes reducing heat to medium-low, uncovered and stirring occasionally, until very soft and golden.
  8. Meanwhile, roll out dough on a lightly floured surface to the size of the baking sheet.
  9. Bake until puffed and lightly crisped on the bottom, 8-10 minutes.
  10. Stir oregano and pepper into the onion-mushroom mixture.
  11. Transfer, half the onion mixture to a small bowl.
  12. Add beans to the remaining onion mixture;, cook over medium heat, stirring often, until heated through, about 2-3 minutes.
  13. Transfer the bean mixture to a food processor, add water and vinegar and pulse until a coarse paste forms.
  14. Spread the bean paste over the pizza crust.
  15. Top with the reserved onion, tomatoes,cheese and pepitas,or sunflower seeds or pine nuts, if using.
  16. Bake on the bottom rack until the crust is crispy and golden and the cheese is melted, 11-13 minutes.
  17. Slice and serve.

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