Fruit Pizza with Chilled Almond & Lentil Crust

Fruit Pizza with Chilled Almond & Lentil Crust
Preparation time: 
10 minutes + 2 hours

Ingredients

Crust

1 cup (250 mL) toasted almonds

1 cup (250 mL) cooked split red lentils or canned lentils, drained & rinsed

3 Tbsp (45 mL) honey

2 tsp (10 mL) lemon juice

2 tsp (10 mL) lemon zest

1 tsp (5 mL) vanilla extract

½ cup (125 mL) coconut flakes

3 Tbsp (45 mL) coconut oil, melted

Topping

1 pkg (8 oz/250 g) cream cheese, room temperature

¼ cup (60 mL) granulated sugar

½ cup (125 mL) fresh raspberries

1 tsp (5 mL) vanilla extract

3 cups (750 mL) fresh fruit of choice (strawberries, blueberries, peaches, bananas, etc.)

Directions

1 ADD almonds, lentils, honey, lemon juice, zest, vanilla, and coconut flakes, into the bowl of a food processor and pulse together.

2 SCRAPE the sides down using a spatula and pulse again until lentils have broken down.

3 TRANSFER contents to a mixing bowl and stir in coconut oil until fully incorporated. Press mixture flat into a parchment lined pan (6 inch/15 cm square or round). Freeze for 2 hours.

4 WHISK cream cheese and sugar together in a separate bowl, until sugar has dissolved. Mix in raspberries until they break down and add vanilla. Chill for 10 minutes in refrigerator.

5 REMOVE crust from the freezer and spread cream cheese and raspberry mixture evenly on top. Cut into 6 wedges.

6 GARNISH with cut fruit and enjoy immediately!

Nutritional information

SERVING SIZE 1 wedge

Calories 480, Total Fat 34 g, Saturated Fat 18 g, Cholesterol 40 mg, Carbohydrates 38 g, Fibre 6 g, Sugars 17 g, Protein 11 g, Sodium 125 mg, Potassium 215 mg, Folate 65 mcg

Servings: 
10

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