Caramelized Onion Focaccia Recipe
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Caramelized Onion Focaccia Recipe

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For a melt-in-your-mouth experience, top pizza crust with sweet cooked onions and your favorite cheese. The result is a focaccia-style snack that's fantastic. —Deirdre Cox, Kansas City, Missouri
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 45 min. Bake: 15 min.
MAKES:15 servings
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 45 min. Bake: 15 min.
MAKES: 15 servings


  • 3 large sweet onions, thinly sliced
  • 2 tablespoons brown sugar
  • 1 tablespoon marsala wine or apple juice
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon pepper
  • 2 tablespoons butter
  • 1 tube (13.8 ounces) refrigerated pizza crust
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 1/4 cup shredded Parmesan cheese

Nutritional Facts

1 piece: 116 calories, 4g fat (1g saturated fat), 5mg cholesterol, 246mg sodium, 17g carbohydrate (5g sugars, 1g fiber), 3g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 1 starch, 1/2 fat.


  1. In a large skillet, cook the onions, brown sugar, wine, salt and pepper in butter over medium-low heat for 30-40 minutes or until onions are caramelized, stirring frequently.
  2. On a greased baking sheet, roll out pizza crust into a 13-in. x 10-in. rectangle. Brush with oil. Top with onions and cheese.
  3. Bake at 400° for 15-18 minutes or until lightly browned. Serve warm. Yield: 15 servings.
Originally published as Caramelized Onion Focaccia in Country Woman December/January 2009, p26

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justmbeth User ID: 1196484 220854
Reviewed Feb. 18, 2015

"Fantastic! Made as directed and came out perfectly."

tkarinas User ID: 4389335 107926
Reviewed Jan. 11, 2010

"This recipe is very good, and very easy to make. It's a keeper, for sure."

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