Rustic Roasted Veggie Pizza with Lentil Crust
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This Rustic Roasted Veggie Pizza with Lentil Crust is gluten-free, low in calories and carbs, high in fiber and protein, AND tasty, win win!
Recipe type: Dinner
Cuisine: Pizza
Serves: 8
  • ¾ cup red lentils, soaked 1-24 hours
  • ½ cup water
  • 1 garlic clove
  • ½ tsp dried basil
  • ½ tsp oregano
  • ¼ tsp sea salt
  • ½ tsp baking powder
  • ½ cup pizza sauce
  • ½ medium red pepper
  • ½ medium green pepper
  • ½ medium sweet onion
  • ½-3/4 cup shredded mozzarella cheese {vegan if needed}
  • ¼ cup fresh basil
  1. Preheat Oven to 425 degrees.
  2. Spray baking sheet with cooking oil, spread sliced onions and bell peppers out into single layer and roast for 10-15 minutes or until edges begin to brown. Remove and set aside.
  3. To soak the lentils, add them to a bowl, cover with water and soak at least 1 hour or up to 24 hours. {I only soaked mine a little over an hour and they turned out great} Rinse and drain the soaked lentils then add to bowl of food processor.
  4. Add water, garlic clove, dried basil, oregano, sea salt and baking powder, process 20-30 seconds or until a smooth consistency is reached.
  5. Prepare round pizza pan by spraying with cooking spray or lining with parchment paper.
  6. Pour batter out and spread into thin crust, approximately ¼" thick.
  7. Bake 18-20 minutes, then remove and top with pizza sauce, roasted veggies, fresh basil and mozzarella cheese.
  8. Bake additional 7-8 minutes or until cheese is melted. Serve hot.
Nutrition Information
Serving size: 1 slice Calories: 104 Fat: 3 Saturated fat: 2 Unsaturated fat: 0 Trans fat: 0 Carbohydrates: 12 Sugar: 2 Sodium: 266 Fiber: 5 Protein: 7 Cholesterol: 8
Recipe by Lemons and Basil at