Healthy Pizza Crust with Flax, Almond, Coconut and Swiss Chard
 
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HEALTHY pizza crust made with flaxseed, almond meal, coconut flour and swiss chard - a must try!
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Recipe type: Pizza
Cuisine: Italian
Serves: 8
Ingredients
  • FOR THE CRUST:
  • ¼ cup coconut flour
  • ¼ cup almond meal
  • ¼ cup ground flax meal
  • 3 garlic cloves, minced
  • 1 tsp sea salt
  • 1 tsp baking powder
  • 1 tsp Italian seasoning
  • large bunch Swiss chard
  • 1 tbsp coconut oil, room temperature
  • 2 organic eggs
  • 1 tbsp honey
  • FOR THE SAUCE:
  • 2 cups chopped tomatoes
  • 3 garlic cloves, minced
  • ¼ cup finely chopped onion
  • 5 fresh basil leaves, chopped
  • 1 tbsp chopped fresh parsley
  • dash salt and pepper
  • pinch of cayenne
  • FOR THE TOPPINGS:
  • corn shaved from corn on the cob
  • ½ cup sweet onion, sliced
  • ½ cup bell pepper, sliced
  • 6-10 cherry tomatoes, cut into halves or quarters depending on size
  • ¼ shredded cheese blend
  • ½ cup feta cheese
  • Spicy Spaghetti Seasoning (or combination of salt, onion powder, garlic powder and dried bell pepper)
Instructions
  1. Crust Directions:
  2. Preheat oven to 375 degrees and grease pizza pan with coconut oil nonstick spray.
  3. Combine all dry ingredients in large bowl.
  4. In a separate bowl, whisk together two eggs with coconut oil. Add Swiss chard to Nutribullet or food processor, pour egg mix in with chard and process until finely pureed .
  5. Add pureed mix to dry ingredients in large bowl, add honey and stir until well combined.
  6. Smooth dough out onto pan and spread into thin crust Bake for approx 15 minutes.
  7. Sauce Directions:
  8. Over medium heat cook minced garlic and onion until soft, add in chopped tomatoes and bring to a boil. Add chopped basil, parsley, salt/pepper and cayenne and simmer on low for approx 5-10 minutes. Once tomatoes are cooked and flavors combined, allow to cool for a few minutes then add to food processor or Nutribullet to puree for sauce.
  9. Toppings Directions:
  10. Add corn, sliced onions and peppers to skillet and saute until veggies are soft and slightly brown.
  11. Add half cup sauce to baked crust, top with cooked veggies, ¼ cup shredded cheese and chopped grape tomatoes. Sprinkle with Spicy Spaghetti Seasoning and bake for additional 5-minutes or until cheese is melted and tomatoes are heated through. Remove pizza from oven and top with feta cheese. Serve warm and enjoy!
Notes
**NUTRITION INFO IS FOR THE CRUST ONLY.
Nutrition Information
Serving size: 1 slice Calories: 98 Fat: 6.6 Saturated fat: 2.5 Unsaturated fat: 2 Trans fat: 0 Carbohydrates: 6.8 Sugar: 2.4 Sodium: 319.1 Fiber: 3.2 Protein: 4.1 Cholesterol: 46.2
Recipe by Lemons and Basil at http://lemonsandbasil.com/paleo-grain-free-pizza-crust/