Caramelized Onion Crostini

Number of Servings: 4 (97 g)
Active Time: 1 hour
Total Time: 1 hour
Caramelized Onion Bruschetta

Thinking onions aren’t enough to give an appetizer amazing flavor? Think again. Caramelize these onions just right and your guests won’t even care if you decide to skip the olives.

Tip: If you’re in a rush, you can caramelize onions faster by turning up the heat, but the best flavor comes from letting the cooking process take its time over low heat.


  • 3 Tbsp. olive oil, divided
  • 1 large onion, sliced
  • 1 sprig fresh thyme
  • Pepper to taste
  • ½ loaf French Bread, sliced into 12 pieces
  • 2 cloves garlic
  • 6 olives, pitted and halved


  1. Heat 1 Tablespoon of olive oil in a skillet over medium-low heat. Add the onion, thyme, and pepper. Cook until the onions soft and well caramelized, stirring regularly (1 hour). Remove the sprig of thyme.
  2. Toast the bread on both sides under the broiler (1 minute per side).
  3. While the toasted slices are still warm, rub them with garlic and drizzle them with the remaining oil on one side.
  4. Place a dollop of the caramelized onions on each slice of bruschetta and top with half an olive.

Nutrition Facts

4 servings per container

Serving Size 97 g

Amount per serving
Calories 215
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 11g 14%
Saturated Fat 1.5g 8%
Trans Fat 0g
Polyunsaturated Fat 1g
Monounsaturated Fat 8g
Cholesterol 0mg 0%
Sodium 300mg 13%
Total Carbohydrate 25g 9%
Dietary Fiber 1.5g 6%
Total Sugars 2g
Includes 0g Added Sugars 0%
Sugar Alcohol 0g
Other Carbohydrate 2g
Protein 4g
Vitamin D 0mcg 0%
Calcium 39.5mg 4%
Iron 1.8mg 10%
Potassium 90mg 2%
Vitamin A 1.9mcg 0%
Vitamin C 3.6mg 4%
Vitamin E 1.6mg 10%
Vitamin K 6.4mcg 6%
Thiamin 0mg 2%
Riboflavin 0mg 0%
Niacin 0.2mg 2%
Vitamin B6 0.1mg 4%
Folate 7.3mcg 2%
Vitamin B12 0mcg 0%
Biotin 1.3mcg 4%
Chloride 9.4mg 0%
Pantothenate 0.1mg 2%
Phosphorus 13.6mg 2%
Iodine 0.8mcg 0%
Magnesium 4.7mg 2%
Zinc 0.1mg 0%
Selenium 0.5mcg 0%
Copper 0mg 4%
Manganese 0.1mg 4%
Chromium 0mcg 0%
Molybdenum 1.9mcg 4%

* The % Daily Value (DV) tells you how much a nutrient in a serving of food contributes to a daily diet. 2,000 calories a day is used for general nutrition advice.


French Bread (enriched Flour (wheat Flour, Malted Barley Flour, Niacin, Reduced Iron, Thiamine Mononitrate, Riboflavin, Folic Acid), Water, Contains Less Than 2% Of Dough Conditioner (enriched Flour (wheat Flour, Niacin, Reduced Iron, Thiamine Mononitrate, Riboflavin, Folic Acid), Ascorbic Acid, Enzymes), Malt (malted Barley, Wheat Flour, Dextrose), Preservatives (cultured Wheat Starch, Wheat Flour, Citric Acid), Salt, Vinegar, Yeast), Onion, Olive Oil, Black Olives (ripe Olives, Water, Sea Salt, Ferrous Gluconate (an Iron Derivative)), Garlic, Thyme.

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