is part of the Allrecipes Food Group. Drizzle evenly with honey, and sprinkle with toasted pecans. For an easy supper that you can depend on, we picked out some of our tried-and-true favorites that have gotten us through even the busiest of days. Remove from heat, and let stand 30 minutes. Place on a baking sheet. Bake at 350° for 10 to 12 minutes or until lightly toasted. Total Time: 25 minutes. Thank you and welcome to the Edible Boston community! While the bread rises, make the filling. Cook Time: 20 minutes. Very rich. Caramelized Onion and Goat Cheese Garlic Bread. The sweet caramelized onions, sharp goat cheese and pungent fresh basil work together beautifully, especially when supported by a crisp but chewy flatbread. Photo by Michael Piazza / Styled by Catrine KeltySubmitted by Kendall Vanderslice of Cambridge. This bread was loosely based off a couple of different recipes we’ve used at Sofra. Preheat the oven to 350° while allowing the bread one final rise, about 30 minutes. loaf French bread baguette, cut in half lengthwise, Back to Caramelized Onion-and-Goat Cheese Bread. Caramelized Onion Goat Cheese Garlic Bread is a fun gourmet twist on this classic comfort food, bursting with sweet, savory, and cheesy flavors. From chips and dip to one-bite apps, finger foods are the perfect way to kick off a party. Melt butter in a 10-inch skillet over medium-high heat. Pull the final strip across the bottom, locking the filling inside. Starting on the left side, take turns stretching and crossing each strip diagonally down to the strip below, creating a braid that holds the filling in place. The dough should be smooth and easily pull away from the sides of the bowl. This can be done ahead of time, with the caramelized onions refrigerated for a couple days if needed. Heat olive oil in a skillet, then add onions and garlic and a hefty pinch of salt. Add flour, salt, sugar, and butter, and knead with the dough hook attachment on medium speed for 10 minutes. This was really yummy! I had two pieces and they devoured the rest. I made this for my husband and his friend for an afternoon snack. Reduce heat to low, cover skillet and allow the onions and garlic to cook until soft and caramelized, stirring often, around 30 minutes. Bake at 375° for 15 minutes or until thoroughly heated and edges are lightly browned. Prep Time: 5 minutes. Here’s a recipe that can easily work both as a party-worthy appetizer or as a light supper, perhaps served with a salad dressed in a sharp, mustardy vinaigrette. Allow caramelized onions to cool completely. Allow it to rise in a warm location until doubled in size, 1–1 ½ hours. Remove garlic cloves and puree until smooth, then mix in garlic and goat cheese. Here’s a recipe that can easily work both as a party-worthy appetizer or as a light supper, perhaps served with a salad dressed in a sharp, mustardy vinaigrette. Spread mixture evenly onto cut sides of bread. Once the dough has finished its second rise, roll it out to a 10 x 12-inch rectangle on a parchment-lined baking sheet and arrange it horizontally in front of you. I made sure to extra caramelize the onions and I think that added to the sweetness. I guess, I'm not a big fan of goat cheese (probably should have picked a different recipe for myself) but the other two eating loved it!! Nutrition Tip: Onions are in the same family as garlic and contain natural health-boosting compounds. MyRecipes is a registered trademark of Meredith Corporation All Rights Reserved. The sweet caramelized onions, sharp goat cheese and pungent fresh basil work together beautifully, especially when supported by a crisp but chewy flatbread. 4 ounces chevre (soft goat cheese), room temperature. I hope your family will too! Cook, stirring often, 20 to 25 minutes or until onions are caramel colored. Remove the bread from the oven, brush with melted browned butter and sprinkle with sea salt. Join the Edible Boston community! Caramelize your onions ahead of time and this flatbread to ready to eat in just 15 minutes! Process onion mixture, goat cheese, salt, and pepper in a blender or food processor 30 to 45 seconds or until ingredients are well blended and smooth. Serve warm or at room temperature. MyRecipes may receive compensation for some links to products and services on this website. Cut into 1-inch slices. Allow caramelized onions to cool completely. 2 medium yellow onions, peeled and cut into 1/8-inch-thick slices. 1 egg yolk. I used a large loaf & there was plenty of spread to cover each half. 2 teaspoons fresh thyme (or 1 teaspoon dried) Salt and pepper to taste. Brush dough with egg wash and bake for 30 minutes. Assemble: To serve, spread a thin layer of goat cheese on each flatbread or naan. A nice variation would be to add crisped bacon to the filling. I made this last night for a holiday party I attended and it was really yummy. Add a generous portion of caramelized onions, then top each with fresh microgreens. 1 bay leaf. Let cool, then slice and serve. I found that the cheese mixture goes a lot further than a small loaf of French bread. You can probably only eat one. Heat milk until it is warm to the touch and pour into the bowl of a standing mixer, then whisk in the yeast and eggs. Really yummy and savory; I served it on Christmas Eve and it really felt festive and special. "I am a student at Boston University’s Gastronomy Program and a baker at Sofra Bakery in Cambridge. this link is to an external site that may or may not meet accessibility guidelines. How to make. ", Makes 1 loaf1 cup whole milk1 tablespoon instant yeast2 eggs4½ cups all-purpose flour1 tablespoon salt¼ cup sugar½ cup soft unsalted butter, in small pieces3 large onions3 garlic cloves, crushed with the back of a knife3 tablespoons olive oilPinch of salt12 ounces fresh goat cheese1 egg, beaten with 2 tablespoons water¼ stick butter, melted and brownedcoarse sea salt, for serving. © Copyright 2020 Meredith Corporation. For Thanksgiving, Sofra did a stuffed and braided brioche loaf, which was my inspiration for the shape of this bread. Caramelized onions, tangy goat cheese, and peppery arugula are topped with a sweet balsamic glaze for an easy and delicious meal. Punch and flip the dough and allow a second rise, doubling in size again. Subscribe to our e-newsletter for regular updates on local food issues, online exclusive stories, original recipes, sponsored buying guides and special issue sneak peeks. Yield: 10 servings. This story appeared in the Spring 2015 issue. No forks or spoons required, just easy-to-pick-up party foods, so you can clean up in no time. 3 1/2 c bread flour 1 T olive oil 1 large sweet onion 4 oz fresh goat cheese – like a Chevrai, the kind that comes in logs 1 egg cornmeal. Offers may be subject to change without notice. Add garlic, and cook 2 more minutes. Cook for about 30 minutes, stirring every 4-5 minutes, or until the onions are a deep, dark brown and taste sweet and soft. Whether you're cooking for yourself or for a family, these easy dinners are sure to leave everyone satisfied and stress-free. Place pecans in a single layer in a baking sheet. The guests seemed to really enjoy it. I have always love caramelized onions and roasted garlic, which both go so well with goat cheese.