Meyer Lemon, Kale, and Goat Cheese Flatbread-this easy flatbread makes a great lunch, dinner, or party appetizer!
Life is beyond busy for us right now and by the time dinner rolls around I am exhausted. On most days, the last thing I want to do is cook dinner. Even though I love to cook, sometimes it is just one more thing to do! I always entertain the idea of getting takeout, going out to dinner, or even eating a bowl of cereal. Even on the busiest of days, I almost always find myself in the kitchen making dinner. When it comes down to it, I remember that I love to cook and more importantly, I want to feed my family good food. Heck, I want to eat good food, especially when I am tired. After a long day I deserve a good meal. We all do!
So I have been focusing on making quick and easy meals for my family. I can find the energy to make a 30 minute meal after a long day if it means I get to eat a delicious dinner with my loved ones. It is always so worth the effort!
I am currently loving flatbread pizzas for dinner. My favorite is this Meyer Lemon, Kale, and Goat Cheese Flatbread. It takes less than 30 minutes to make, but you will never guess it because it tastes like a gourmet pizza that was made in Italy!
The secret to making a quick and delicious flatbread pizza is store bought flatbread. Stonefire is our favorite! We always have Stonefire in our fridge or freezer. It has saved dinner numerous times.
For this recipe, I used Stonefire’s Whole Grain Tandoor Baked Naan Flatbread. It makes the perfect whole wheat pizza crust and all you have to do is the open the package!
I love this flatbread because the ingredients are simple, but so flavorful! I used kale, Meyer lemons, and goat cheese. The combo is amazing! Meyer lemons are sweeter and not as tart as regular lemons. They give the flatbread the perfect burst of citrus and I love the creamy goat cheese and crispy kale! I like to add a sprinkle of crushed red pepper flakes for a bit of heat, but you can leave it off if you don’t like spice. I always leave Caleb’s section plain.
This simple flatbread is great for those nights when you aren’t in the mood to cook, but still want and crave a delicious dinner. It would also be good for lunch or as a party appetizer! It really is good anytime of the day, even for breakfast. It is rare for us to have leftovers, but if we do, I have been known to eat a slice as soon as I wake up! I love this Meyer Lemon, Kale, and Goat Cheese Flatbread and hope you do too! I promise it is worth 30 minutes of your day!
Meyer Lemon, Kale, and Goat Cheese Flatbread
- 2 teaspoons olive oil
- 1 clove garlic minced
- 2 packed cups chopped kale ribs removed (I used Dino/Tuscan kale)
- 1 teaspoon fresh Meyer lemon juice
- Salt and black pepper to taste
- 2 Stonefire Whole Grain Tandoor Baked Naan Flatbreads
- Olive oil for brushing breads
- 4 ounces goat cheese
- 1-2 Meyer lemons thinly sliced
- Crushed red pepper if desired
- Preheat the oven to 400 degrees F.
- In a medium skillet, heat 2 teaspoons olive oil. Add the garlic and cook for 2 minutes. Add the chopped kale and fresh lemon juice. Season with salt and black pepper and cook until kale is tender and wilted, about 3-4 minutes. Remove from heat.
- Place the Naan flatbreads on a large baking sheet. Brush each flatbread with a little bit of olive oil. Sprinkle chunks of goat cheese evenly over the breads. Top with cooked kale and lemon slices. You will want 3-4 lemon slices for each flatbread. Sprinkle crushed red pepper over the flatbreads, if using.
- Place baking sheet in preheated oven and cook for 12-14 minutes, or until cheese is melted. Remove from oven and cut into pieces. Serve warm.
- Note-I like to eat the lemon, but you can always remove it. It will still add great flavor!
Have you tried this recipe?
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This is such a cool idea!! I love the lemons on this flatbread!
What a great looking flatbread! Love these flavors!
What a lovely looking flatbread!!
Looks divine! I believe our kiddos are about the same age (mine boys are 2 months and 2 years) and as one who also loves to cook, I couldn’t relate more on your notion of wanting to cook, yet feeling exhausted. Quick meal ideas anda well-stocked kitchen are crucial 🙂 I’m not sure how our 2yo feels about kale (aka. “leaves”), but I will have to give this a try – perhaps with honey flavored goat cheese and a few drops of honey in addition!
Have fun with your boys!
Looks delicious! So quick and easy to whip up for lunch. Thanks for the idea 🙂
We just had a flatbread on Monday for dinner, and I’m making another one tonight! I totally agree that it is such a simple, satisfying way to get a meal on the table that tastes great too. Love this combo!
I love lemon on pizza, Maria! This looks like such a fabulous lunch idea.
Great looking & tempting pizzaQQ
Dude!!! I’m drooling all the way to the store. Holy smokes.. YUMMMMMMMMM..I hope our local stores have Meyers. They are the hardest to find. Where do you find yours? Maybe I can score some at the Farmers Market?
Whole Foods has them for sure!
Definitely adding this flatbread to our dinner rotation! Love!
I a more than a little obsessed with meyer lemons….
Love the flavors here! And this recipe is fast and easy too…perfect!
I feel you- it is SO hard to get dinner on the table sometimes here! We have had way too much takeout lately- which is so ironic! But this flatbread looks delicious and easy- perfect!
Wow!! This looks awesome. So so good!! We just had pizza with kale on sunday. but it might have to happen again so I can try it with lemon . . . Thanks for sharing:)
This looks totally approachable for a weeknight dinner! I have not heard of Stonefire flatbreads. I will have to look for them here in NY.
This is to die for, I am obsessed with this!
I’m with you, dinner at times just seems like a another chore, but once I knock out dinner I always feel better we didn’t do take out.
Love this – so fast and easy!
Totally had cereal for din last night! My excuse is that we’re moving and the kitchen is currently in boxes. Hoping I can find Stonefire naan in my neck of the woods! Super excited to try out this flatbread =)
Wow. This looks delicious. I think this would be great with soup. Thanks for the recipe.
Do we eat the rind of the Meyer lemons? Thank u
It looks beautiful
I do, but you don’t have to. You can remove the lemons and it will still give great flavor!
This looks delicious!
I absolutely love lemon citrus on kale! Love that it is quick,easy, and healthy!
This looks so bright and delicious!
Our office just came across your blog – we love it! Thank you!
I have made this several times. So easy! I buy the premade pizza dough at Whole Foods. The kale gets crispy and the lemons get sweet – delicious!
Yay! Glad you like it!