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Rustic Roasted Veggie Pizza with Lentil Crust | Lemons and Basil
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Rustic Roasted Veggie Pizza with Lentil Crust

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!
Prep Time1 hr
Cook Time40 mins
Total Time1 hr 40 mins
Course: Dinner
Cuisine: Pizza
Keyword: lentils, pizza, veggies
Servings: 8
Calories: 104kcal
Author: Kaylee Pauley

Ingredients

  • FOR THE CRUST:
  • 3/4 cup red lentils soaked 1-24 hours
  • 1/2 cup water
  • 1 garlic clove
  • 1/2 tsp dried basil
  • 1/2 tsp oregano
  • 1/4 tsp sea salt
  • 1/2 tsp baking powder
  • TOPPINGS:
  • 1/2 cup pizza sauce
  • 1/2 medium red pepper
  • 1/2 medium green pepper
  • 1/2 medium sweet onion
  • 1/2-3/4 cup shredded mozzarella cheese {vegan if needed}
  • 1/4 cup fresh basil

Instructions

  • Preheat Oven to 425 degrees.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • Add water, garlic clove, dried basil, oregano, sea salt and baking powder, process 20-30 seconds or until a smooth consistency is reached.
  • Prepare round pizza pan by spraying with cooking spray or lining with parchment paper.
  • Pour batter out and spread into thin crust, approximately 1/4" thick.
  • Bake 18-20 minutes, then remove and top with pizza sauce, roasted veggies, fresh basil and mozzarella cheese.
  • Bake additional 7-8 minutes or until cheese is melted. Serve hot.

Nutrition

Serving: 1g | Calories: 104kcal | Carbohydrates: 12g | Protein: 7g | Fat: 3g | Saturated Fat: 2g | Cholesterol: 8mg | Sodium: 266mg | Fiber: 5g | Sugar: 2g