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Caramelised Onion, Rosemary & Cashel Blue Pizza

Preparation time: 15 mins | Cooking time: 20 mins | Serves: 2

Caramelised onion, Rosemary & Cashel Blue Pizza

  • 1 portion basic pizza dough
  • 20g (¾ oz) butter
  • 2 medium onions, peeled, quartered andsliced thinly
  • 50ml (2 fl.oz) olive oil
  • 150g (5oz) Blue cheese
  • 2 tsp finely chopped fresh Rosemary or thyme Salt and freshly ground black pepper
  1. Place a saucepan over a medium heat and add in the butter. When the butter has melted, add in the onions, cover and leave to sweat for about 10 minutes. Then remove the lid, turn up the heat and stir the onions until they become lovely and brown. Tip the onions into a bowl and leave to cool.
  2. Roll dough to about 5mm (¼ in) thick. Then brush the pizza base with some olive oil, spread the onions out all over the base, crumble the blue cheese on top, and sprinkle over the finely chopped thyme. Season with salt and pepper, then place in the oven for 20 minutes.
Darina Allen

Ingredients:

  • 1 portion basic pizza dough
  • 20g (¾ oz) butter
  • 2 medium onions, peeled, quartered andsliced thinly
  • 50ml (2 fl.oz) olive oil
  • 150g (5oz) Blue cheese
  • 2 tsp finely chopped fresh Rosemary or thyme Salt and freshly ground black pepper

Method:

  1. Place a saucepan over a medium heat and add in the butter. When the butter has melted, add in the onions, cover and leave to sweat for about 10 minutes. Then remove the lid, turn up the heat and stir the onions until they become lovely and brown. Tip the onions into a bowl and leave to cool.
  2. Roll dough to about 5mm (¼ in) thick. Then brush the pizza base with some olive oil, spread the onions out all over the base, crumble the blue cheese on top, and sprinkle over the finely chopped thyme. Season with salt and pepper, then place in the oven for 20 minutes.
Darina Allen