Savory Whole Wheat Onion Appetizers

Whole Wheat Appetizer Recipe
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Onions, peppers and pecans top this easy to make whole wheat crust.
30 min
Prep Time
1:05
Total Time
25 appetizers

Ingredients

Crust

1 (1/4-ounce) package
quick-rise active dry yeast
3/4 cup
warm water , (105 to 115°F)
1 teaspoon
sugar
1 teaspoon
olive or vegetable oil
1 cup
all-purpose flour
1 cup
whole wheat flour
1/4 teaspoon
salt

Topping

1 teaspoon
olive or vegetable oil
1 large
white onion, quartered, thinly sliced
2 medium
green or red bell peppers, chopped
1/3 cup
toasted pecans
1 1/2 teaspoons
dried thyme leaves
1/2 teaspoon
salt
1/4 teaspoon
coarsely ground pepper
3 ounces (3/4 cup)
shredded mozzarella cheese

Directions

  1. Heat oven to 450°F. Spray 15x10x1-inch baking pan with no-stick cooking spray; set aside.
  2. Dissolve yeast in warm water in large bowl; stir in sugar and 1 teaspoon oil. Gradually stir in flour, whole wheat flour and salt to make soft dough. Turn dough onto lightly floured surface; knead 10 to 15 times. Roll out to 16x11-inch rectangle. Place into prepared pan; press dough 1/2 inch up sides of pan. Set aside.
  3. Heat 1 teaspoon oil in 10-inch nonstick skillet; add onion. Cook over medium heat, stirring often, 10-12 minutes or until soft and golden. Stir in green peppers; continue cooking 2-3 minutes or until crisply tender. Stir in pecans, thyme, salt and pepper. Spread vegetable mixture over crust; bake 15 minutes. Remove from oven; sprinkle with cheese. Continue baking 5-7 minutes or until cheese is melted and crust is lightly browned. Cut into pieces.

Recipe Tips

Nutrition Facts (1 appetizer)

Calories
60
Cholesterol
0mg
Carbohydrates
9g
Protein
3g
Fat
2g
Sodium
85mg
Dietary Fiber
1g

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