Flatbread pizzas with kale and caramelized onions

Vegetarian, Soy Free

2 Servings, 770 Calories/Serving

40 Minutes

Earthy yet sweet, these flatbreads make ingenious use of one of our favorite vegetables, kale. The leafy green, packed with iron and fiber, does double duty here. First, chopped kale leaves are baked on a bed of fresh ricotta with a pastured egg. Then a lemony kale pesto is drizzled on top.

Ingredients

  • 1 lemon
  • 6 ounces kale
  • 2 yellow onions
  • 1 ounce Kalamata olives
  • 6 ounces fresh ricotta
  • 2 whole wheat flatbreads
  • 2 pasture-raised organic eggs
  • 1/3 ounce pine nuts
  • Kale pesto base (kale - Parmesan - walnuts - fresh garlic - canola olive oil blend - salt)

Instructions

1

Prep the ingredients

Heat the oven to 375ºF.
  • Zest and juice the lemon.
  • Strip the kale leaves from the ribs; coarsely chop the leaves.
  • Peel and thinly slice the onions.
  • Coarsely chop the olives.

2

Assemble the flatbreads

In a bowl, combine the ricotta, lemon zest, and 1 teaspoon lemon juice (reserve 1 tablespoon lemon juice for the pesto). Season the ricotta with salt and pepper and mix well.
Arrange the flatbreads on a sheet pan. Divide the ricotta mixture between them, spreading it out to about 1 inch from the edges. In a bowl, toss the kale leaves with 1 teaspoon oil and season with salt. Top the ricotta mixture with the kale.
Carefully crack an egg on top of each flatbread. Sprinkle them with the pine nuts. Bake until the egg is set and the kale is tender, 15 to 20 minutes. While the flatbreads bake, prepare the onions and pesto.

3

Caramelize the onions; finish the pesto

In a pan over medium heat, warm 2 to 3 teaspoons oil until hot but not smoking. Add the onions, season with salt, and cook, stirring occasionally, until softened and caramelized, 16 to 18 minutes.
While the onions cook, stir 1 tablespoon lemon juice into the kale pesto base and season to taste with salt.

4

Serve

Top the flatbreads with the caramelized onions, olives, and kale pesto. Cut into squares and serve warm.

Nutrition per serving: Calories: 770, Protein: 30 g, Total Fat: 44 g, Monounsaturated Fat: 21.5 g, Polyunsaturated Fat: 10.22 g, Saturated Fat: 10 g, Cholesterol: 195 mg, Carbohydrates: 69 g, Fiber: 11 g, Added Sugar: 0 g, Sodium: 1000 mg
Contains: milk, wheat, tree nuts, eggs

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