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: Milk, Eggs, Wheat, Tree Nuts

Vegetarian
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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 cheese, onions, walnuts, and arugula, this flatbread eschews the academia and gets right down to the flavor.

In Your Box (serves 2)

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

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)

  • Calories
    857
  • Carbohydrates
    90g
  • Fat
    44g
  • Protein
    29g
  • Sodium
    1613mg

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! If using bacon, line a plate with a paper towel. Place a medium non-stick pan over medium heat and add bacon to hot pan. Flip occasionally until crisp and bacon reaches a minimum internal temperature of 145 degrees, 6-8 minutes. Transfer to towel-lined plate to remove excess oil. If using ground beef, place in a medium non-stick pan with 1 tsp. olive oil over medium-high heat. Break up meat until no pink remains and beef reaches a minimum internal temperature of 160 degrees, 4-6 minutes. If using ground turkey place in a medium non-stick pan with 1 tsp. olive oil over medium-high heat. Break up meat until no pink remains and turkey reaches a minimum internal temperature of 165 degrees, 7-9 minutes.

  • If using protein, add to flatbreads after baking.

  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-low heat. Add 1 Tbsp. olive oil, onion, ¼ tsp. salt, and a pinch of pepper to hot pan. Stir occasionally until onion is lightly caramelized, 15-20 minutes. If onion browns too quickly, add 2 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 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 apples 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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