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Recipe

Fig and Goat Cheese Flatbread

With fig season being short and oh so sweet, this recipe is a seasonal favorite and current staple for Market Umbrella staff. Being able to source half the ingredients from market, we might as well call this a summer market flatbread. With few ingredients, little preparation time, and figs, this recipe is a must try!

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Ingredients

  • 1 flatbread (store bought or homemade)
  • 2 onions
  • 2 oz of goat cheese
  • 1 tablespoon of olive oil
  • ¼ pint of figs

Directions

Chop onions, caramelize by sauteing on medium heat with 2 teaspoons of olive oil for 30-60 minutes, stirring often.

Prepare flatbread by brushing with remaining olive oil, layer caramelized onions, goat cheese, chopped figs. Bake at 425° F for 10 minutes.

Ta da! You have a delicious summer market flatbread. And if you're really trying to maximize your market ingredients, drizzle with honey, and/or garnish with bee pollen. DELISH!

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Market UmbrellaMarket Umbrella is an independent nonprofit 501(c)(3), based in New Orleans, whose mission is to cultivate the field of public markets for public good. Market Umbrella has operated the Crescent City Farmers Markets (CCFM) since 1995.

Crescent City Farmers MarketThe Crescent City Farmers Market operates weekly year-round throughout New Orleans. The CCFM hosts nearly 60 local small farmers, fishers, and food producers, and more than 150,000 shoppers annually.