Meal Kit

Apple and Goat Cheese Flatbread

with candied walnuts

Prep & Cook Time: 35-45 min.

Cook Within: 7 days

Difficulty Level: Intermediate

Spice Level: Not Spicy

Contains: Tree Nuts (Walnuts), Milk, Eggs, Wheat

All ingredients are individually packaged, but our central facility is not certified allergen-free. Furthermore, ingredient contents may vary. Please check ingredient packaging for allergens and nutrition facts. If you have serious allergies, please use your best judgment or consult a health professional to decide if our meals are safe for you!
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The difference between a flatbread and a pizza has haunted philosophers, theologians, and amateur theorists for centuries… we're talking libraries full of theory, chalkboards with nothing but equations, and at least twelve TED talks to date. But we've come up with a foolproof method to tell which is which. Are you ready? If it has apples, it’s a flatbread. Apples don't go on pizza! They do give this flatbread a darn near perfect satisfying crunch. With two cheeses, onions, walnuts, and arugula, this flatbread eschews the academia and gets right down to the flavor.

In Your Box (serves 2)

  • Info
    2 Naan Flatbreads
  • 1 Yellow Onion
  • 1 Fuji Apple
  • Info
    2 oz. Shredded Mozzarella
  • Info
    2 oz. Goat Cheese
  • Info
    1½ oz. Walnut Halves
  • ½ oz. Baby Arugula
  • 2 tsp. Sugar

Due to our just-in-time sourcing model, we may have to send you a substitute ingredient. Not to worry! We make sure every ingredient sent to you meets our high quality standards. We’ll keep you informed should a switch occur, so please check the ingredient labels in your meal bag.

  • Nutrition (per serving)

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Recipe Steps

You Will Need

  • Olive Oil
  • Salt
  • Pepper
  • 1 Baking Sheet
  • 1 Large Non-Stick Pan
  • 1 Small Non-Stick Pan

Before You Cook

Cooking Guidelines

To ensure food safety, the FDA recommends the following as minimum internal cooking temperatures:

  • Steak and Pork 145° F (rest cooked meat, 3 minutes) |
  • Seafood 145° F |
  • Chicken 165° F |
  • Ground Beef 160° F |
  • Ground Turkey 165° F |
  • Ground Pork 160° F

Customize It Instructions

  • Meat lovers! Cook protein in a medium non-stick pan over medium-high heat. If using ground chicken, cook with 1/4 tsp. salt and a pinch of pepper, breaking up chicken until no pink remains and chicken reaches minimum internal temperature, 7-9 minutes. If using pulled pork, coarsely chop pulled pork. Excess pork fat will render while cooking and add flavor. Cook pork with 2 Tbsp. water, stirring occasionally, breaking up pork, until pork is warmed through, 1-2 minutes. Add to flatbread as desired.

  1. 1

    Prepare the Ingredients

    Halve and peel onion. Slice halves into thin strips.

    Coarsely chop walnuts.

    Quarter apple and remove core. Cut quarters into thin slices.

  2. 2

    Caramelize the Onion

    Place a large non-stick pan over medium heat.

    Add 1 Tbsp. olive oil, onion, 1/4 tsp. salt, and a pinch of pepper to hot pan. Stir occasionally until browned, 10-13 minutes.

    If onion browns too quickly, add 1 Tbsp. water to pan and stir until evaporated.

    While onion caramelizes, par-bake flatbread.

  3. 3

    Par-Bake the Flatbreads

    Place flatbreads directly on rack in hot oven and toast, 5 minutes.

    While flatbreads par-bake, candy walnuts.

  4. 4

    Candy the Walnuts

    Place a small non-stick pan over medium heat. Add sugar and 2 Tbsp. water to hot pan and stir constantly until dissolved.

    Add walnuts and stir constantly until water has evaporated and walnuts are shiny and sticky, 2-3 minutes.

    Transfer walnuts to a plate and let cool, 5 minutes. When walnuts are cool enough to handle, break into small pieces.

    While walnuts cool, bake flatbreads.

  5. 5

    Bake Flatbreads and Finish Dish

    Place par-baked flatbreads on a clean work surface. Divide mozzarella evenly on flatbreads, then shingle apple slices on top. Drizzle each flatbread with 1 tsp. olive oil.

    Place flatbreads directly on oven rack, with prepared baking sheet on rack below to catch any drips. Bake until flatbread is golden brown and apples are tender, 10-12 minutes.

    Plate dish as pictured on front of card, garnishing flatbreads with caramelized onions, walnuts, goat cheese (breaking up with hands if necessary), and arugula. Bon appétit!

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