GRILLED FLAT BREAD TOPPED WITH CARAMELIZED ONIONS AND BLUE CHEESE MASCARPONE AND CRUNCHY RED GRAPES
Recipe courtesy Tyler Florence
Yield: serves 4-6
Time: 35 minutes
1 bagged store-bought large flat bread (rustic style)
extra-virgin olive oil
2 cups mascarpone
1 cup crumbled gorgonzola blue cheese
3 large onions, sliced
kosher salt and freshly ground black pepper
2 cups firm California red Grapes, split down the middle
1 cup toasted walnuts, roughly chopped
2 tablespoons flat leaf parsley
Take a large saut√© pan and add a 2-count of olive oil.¬† Add onions and slowly caramelize.¬† When brown and creamy set aside.¬† Heat your grill and wipe down with oiled paper towels to create a non stick surface.¬† Take store-bought flat bread and brush with olive oil.¬† Season with salt and pepper and grill on both sides until warmed through and has nice grill marks.
Transfer to a platter and whilst still warm, smear with mascarpone, sprinkle with crumbled blue cheese, caramelized onions, toasted walnuts and fresh grapes.¬† Season with a few turns of freshly ground black pepper, drizzle with some more extra-virgin olive oil and top with a shower of fresh parsley.