Savory Apple Naan Flatbread
When apples are abundant and inexpensive in the fall, jazz things up with a savory apple naan flatbread, with a perfect balance of sweet and savory.
- Serves: 2 persons
- 3slices bacon, cut crosswise into 1/2-inch pieces
- 1medium unpeeled apple, cored and sliced
- 1small red onion, sliced
- ½teaspoon dried thyme
- 2tablespoons white balsamic vinegar
- salt and ground black pepper to taste
- 1(9 inch) naan bread
- 1teaspoon olive oil
- ½cup shredded Gruyere cheese
- ½cup arugula, or to taste
Step 1Preheat the oven to 400 degrees F (200 degrees C). Line a baking sheet with parchment paper and set aside.
Step 2Cook bacon in a skillet over medium heat until crisp and browned, about 4 minutes. Remove with a slotted spoon to a paper towel to drain. Reserve the bacon grease in the skillet.
Step 3Add apple and onion to the skillet and cook, stirring occasionally until soft, 8 to 10 minutes. Remove skillet from the heat and stir in the bacon. Sprinkle thyme over the apple mixture, and stir in balsamic vinegar. Taste and season with salt and pepper.
Step 4Place naan on the prepared baking sheet and brush with olive oil. Spread the apple mixture evenly on top. Cover with Gruyere cheese.
Step 5Bake in the preheated oven until naan is golden brown and cheese is melted, 10 to 12 minutes. Remove from oven, scatter a handful of arugula over the top, and serve immediately.