Apple Onion Arugula Flatbread

Gluten-Free Caramelized Apple & Red Onion Pizza with Arugula & Ricotta

Whether you’re vegetarian, vegan, or a meat-eater looking to incorporate some more plant-based meals into your dinner rotation, this delicious pizza recipe is absolutely lovely and delicious!

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Apple Onion Arugula Flatbread
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Caramelized Apple & Red Onion Pizza with Arugula & Ricotta

Prep Time35 mins
Cook Time35 mins
Total Time1 hr 10 mins
Course: Main Course
Servings: 2 servings
Calories: 392kcal
Author: Gina Fontana


  • 1 gluten-free pizza crust
  • 1 teaspoon minced garlic
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 1 red onion , sliced thin
  • 3 apples (any kind), sliced
  • 2 tablespoons honey or maple syrup
  • 1 tablespoon balsamic vinegar
  • Kosher or fine sea salt , to taste
  • Freshly ground black pepper , to taste
  • 4 ounces ricotta cheese (try Kite Hill Almond Ricotta if vegan)
  • 1 large handful arugula


  • Spread minced garlic over the pizza crust and prebake according to package instructions.
  • In a large skillet, heat oil over medium heat and add the onions. Cook for about 20 minutes or until brown.
  • Add the apples to the onions, along with the honey and balsamic vinegar. Sprinkle with a little salt and pepper.
  • Remove the crust from the oven. Add apples, onions, and ricotta to the crust and place in the oven. Increase the heat to broil. Broil for about 5 minutes, watching to make sure it doesn't burn.
  • Top with fresh arugula.


Nutrition Facts
Caramelized Apple & Red Onion Pizza with Arugula & Ricotta
Amount Per Serving
Calories 392 Calories from Fat 126
% Daily Value*
Fat 14g22%
Saturated Fat 5g25%
Cholesterol 28mg9%
Sodium 62mg3%
Potassium 513mg15%
Carbohydrates 60g20%
Fiber 7g28%
Sugar 44g49%
Protein 8g16%
Vitamin A 635IU13%
Vitamin C 18.6mg23%
Calcium 184mg18%
Iron 0.8mg4%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.


Disclaimer: All nutrition facts on Gluten Free & More are meant only as a guide and may differ depending on product brands used or ingredient substitutions. Some errors may occur, so you are encouraged to confirm the recipe’s ingredient and nutrition suitability for your own diet.
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