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Grilled Pitas With Caramelized Onions and Goat Cheese

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“This is from Good Housekeeping's Quick & Simple magazine May 27, 2008”

Ingredients Nutrition

  • 4 tablespoons olive oil
  • 2 lbs vidalia onions, coarsely chopped (about 3 large)
  • 1 teaspoon sugar
  • 14 teaspoon salt
  • 14 teaspoon dried tarragon
  • 14 teaspoon dried thyme
  • 4 (6 inch) pita bread, cut horizontally in half
  • 6 -7 ounces soft fresh goat cheese, crumbled
  • 1 tablespoon chopped fresh parsley


  1. In a large nonstick skillet, warm 2 tablespoons of the olive oil over medium heat.
  2. Add onions, sugar, salt, and cook stirring frequently, until onions are very soft, about 15 minutes.
  3. Reduce heat to medium-low and cook, stirring often until onions are golden brown, about 20 minutes longer.
  4. Preheat grill.
  5. In a cup stir together the remaining 2 tablespoons oil, tarragon, and thyme.
  6. Brush cut sides of pitas with the herb mixture.
  7. Sprinkle the goat cheese crumbs over the pitas and top with the caramelized onions.
  8. Place pitas on grill rack over low heat, and grill until bottoms are crisp and topping is heated through, about 3 minutes.
  9. To serve sprinkle with parsley and cut into wedges.

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