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Lentil Crust Pizza

youCraving pizza, but want a healthier low-carb version? Welcome to my lentil crust pizza. Told you I loved lentils. This crust is so so easy, I remember making cauliflower crust once and it was such a faff and took way longer.

If you’re anything like me, when I want pizza, I want it fast! This can be whizzed up in under a minute, then all you need to do is fry it like a pancake, and you’re good to go.

I really wanted to make my own vegan cheese on this and I found this cashew ricotta recipe from Fooduzzi. I used smoked garlic granules instead of regular and it was DELICIOUS. I also topped it with spinach, oyster and portobello mushrooms, sun dried tomato and basil.

Use what you have, it’ll be delicious. Vegan mozzarella, tomatoes and pesto is also a great combo!

If you’re a pizza lover like me you may also like this cheesy buffalo ‘chicken’ pizza!

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Lentil Crust Pizza

Yield: 2
Prep Time: 5 minutes
Cook Time: 15 minutes
Total Time: 20 minutes

Vegan, healthy, low-carb lentil crust pizza. 4 ingredient, quick weeknight dinner that's ready in 25 minutes. Just add your toppings, and make it your own!

Ingredients

  • 1 1/2 cups dried red lentils
  • 1 1/2 cups water
  • 3 garlic cloves
  • 1 tbsp dried mixed herbs
  • Toppings of your choice

Instructions

Rinse the lentils and then put in a blender the the water, garlic and herbs and blend until it becomes thick, like a pancake batter. I use a nutribullet and it takes about 30 seconds.

Pour a little oil into a frying pan on medium heat. Once hot, pour in half the batter. Spread it out so that there is a layer about 1/4 cm thick. Once little bubbles start to appear, flip it over. Make sure none is stuck to the pan or it will break. Fry on the other side for a few minutes. Repeat this with the rest of the batter, so you have two bases.

Remove from the hob and carefully place on a pizza baking tray. Add toppings of your choice. Cook for about 12 minutes.

I like to finish mine off with some pesto, chilli flakes and garlic oil.

Notes

If you are making less/more just make sure you use the same ratio of water to lentils.

Nutrition Information:
Yield: 2 Serving Size: 1
Amount Per Serving: Calories: 178Total Fat: 1gSaturated Fat: 0gTrans Fat: 0gUnsaturated Fat: 0gCholesterol: 0mgSodium: 363mgCarbohydrates: 31gFiber: 12gSugar: 3gProtein: 14g

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