Prep time: 10 minutes
Cook time: 25 minutes
Makes: 4 servings


  1. Preheat oven to 400°F.
  2. Heat oil in large skillet over medium heat and add onion and salt.
  3. Cook 10 minutes, stirring frequently. Reduce heat to medium-low and cook 10 to 15 minutes or until onions are caramelized, stirring frequently.
  4. Stir in thyme.
  5. Spread ½ cup Beemster over each naan.
  6. Evenly top with onions, figs and remaining Beemster.
  7. Bake 5 minutes or until Beemster is melted.


  • 2 tablespoons vegetable oil
  • 1 large sweet onion, sliced
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 2 teaspoons fresh thyme
  • 2 whole grain naan
  • 1 1/2 cups sliced fresh or dried figs
  • 2 cups Beemster Vlaskaas, shredded

Cheeses Mentioned


Historically made once a year to celebrate the flax harvest. A review of historic recipes brought it back and we thought it was just too good to only make once a year!

Pairs with:

Session ale, mineral-y white wine. Apples, fresh figs, walnuts and artisan salami.