Apple Cheddar Pizza with Caramelized Onions & Walnuts

By Kiersten | Last Updated: August 10, 2017

Apple Cheddar Pizza with Caramelized Onions  WalnutsApple Cheddar Pizza with Caramelized Onions  Walnuts

Apple Cheddar Pizza with Caramelized Onions  WalnutsApple Cheddar Pizza with Caramelized Onions  Walnuts
Working on this recipe was quite an internal struggle for me. I knew I wanted to do an apple cheddar pizza, and I kind of thought I wanted to add walnuts too. But a little voice kept nagging at me.

“Add caramelized onions! Caramelized onions!

Apple Cheddar Pizza with Caramelized Onions  Walnuts IngredientsApple Cheddar Pizza with Caramelized Onions  Walnuts Ingredients
I tried to resist because, well, I don’t want you guys to think that I have to add caramelized onions to everything I make. (Note: of course I have to add caramelized onions to everything I make, because caramelized onions are delicious.) I wanted to do something different! But then as I was getting ready to make this, I realized that we had an extra onion sitting all lonely and sad on the countertop. I mean, obviously, the universe was talking to me right there. If the universe wants me to put caramelized onions on a pizza, I can’t say no, right?

Apple Cheddar Pizza [Uncooked]Apple Cheddar Pizza [Uncooked]
So yeah, it’s another recipe with caramelized onions. I guess if you’re not a fan of them, you’re going to have to go read another vegetarian food blog.

Now, caramelizing the onions adds some extra time to making this, so if you want to omit them, you can. But you can also make the onions in advance. (I have a handy tutorial on how to caramelize onions on my blog too!) You can make a big batch of them over the weekend when you have more time and then plan a few meals that use them for throughout the week–they’ll last about 5-6 days in the fridge, so it works out perfectly.

Apple Cheddar Pizza with Caramelized Onions  WalnutsApple Cheddar Pizza with Caramelized Onions  Walnuts
So with a prepared pizza crust and your batch of pre-made caramelized onions, this pizza makes for a really quick dinner. Saute the apples, throw everything on the crust, bake it and you’ve got a delicious sweet-and-savory apple cheddar pizza in about 20 minutes.
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