Caramelized Onion & Gruyere Crostini Recipe

Looking for an easy Caramelized Onion & Gruyere Crostini recipe? Learn how to make Caramelized Onion & Gruyere Crostini using healthy ingredients.


Submitted by kmjanes

Makes 16 servings



A hand-held take on French Onion Soup. The topping for this appetizer can be nade the norning of. Prep time: 5 min Total time: 35 min. Recipe makes 16 crostini

Recipe Ingredients for Caramelized Onion & Gruyere Crostini

1 tbsp (15 mL) Olive Oil
1 tsp (5 mL) Roasted Garlic
1 large Red Onion, sliced in half circles
1/2 tsp (2mL) Sugar
1/4 tsp (1 mL) Salt
4 tsp (20 mL) Balsamic Vinegar
1/2 cup (124 mL) Beef Broth
2 tsp (10 mL) Thyme, leaves picked
16 slices (470 g) Bread, Ciabatta sliced
1 1/2 cups (375 mL) Gruyere Cheese, grated

Recipe Directions for Caramelized Onion & Gruyere Crostini

  1. Preheat oven to 425 F. In a large skillet, heat olive oil. Add roasted garlic and onion and cook over medium-low heat, stirring occasionally, until onion softens (about 15 min). Stir in sugar and salt, then balsamic vinegar. Add beef broth and simmer until liquid evaporates (5-10 min). Stir in thyme leaves, remove from the heat

  2. Meanwhile, remove the ends of each loaf (discard, or save for another use) and slice each loaf into 8 pieces. Put a spoonful of the onion mixture onto each slice and sprinkle with cheese

  3. Bake in the oven until cheese is bubbling and golden (10 min)

  4. Serve immediately

Categories

Vegetables, Appetizers, Breads, Thanksgiving

Nutrition Facts
Serving Size 38.6g
Amount Per Serving
Calories
80
Calories from Fat
40
% Daily Value*
Total Fat
4.5g
7%
Saturated Fat
2.1g
10%
Trans Fat
0.0g
Cholesterol
11mg
4%
Sodium
155mg
6%
Potassium
40mg
1%
Total Carbohydrates
5.8g
2%
Dietary Fiber
0.4g
2%
Sugars
1.0g
Protein
4.0g
Vitamin A 2% Vitamin C 1%
Calcium 12% Iron 3%
* Based on a 2000 calorie diet

Nutritional details are an estimate and should only be used as a guide for approximation.
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Health Information

Nutrition Grade
96% confidence
C+
  Good points
  • High in calcium
  •   Bad points
  • High in saturated fat
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