While lentils undoubtedly make a delicious soup, did you know they can also make an excellent pizza crust? In this recipe, brown lentils are blended with flaxseeds, garlic, and salt, and then baked. The result? A wonderfully thick and flavorful crust. Yum!

Brown Lentil Pizza Crust [Vegan]

Serves

1 crust

Cooking Time

20

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Ingredients

  • 1 cup cooked brown lentils
  • 1/4 cup flaxseeds
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1-2 garlic cloves, finely diced
  • 1/2 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons apple cider vinegar
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Preparation

  1. Preheat the oven to 350°F and prepare a baking tray with baking paper.
  2. In a high speed blender or food processor, blend the lentils, flaxseeds, salt, garlic, and bicarb until puréed.
  3. While blending, pour in the vinegar and blend until just combined.
  4. Use a non-stick spatula to spread the mixture onto the baking paper into the shape of a pizza base.
  5. Bake for 20 minutes.
  6. Remove from oven and if the top has puffed up, carefully press it down using a spatula or other utensil.
  7. Top with your desired sauce and toppings and serve right away.
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