Looking for a tasty and nutritious twist on traditional pizza crust? Look no further than this incredible High Protein Garbanzo Pizza Crust recipe, which boasts tons of protein while being entirely plant-based.
One of the best things about this recipe, besides its protein-packed qualities, is how well the flavor of the crust complements the toppings. The garbanzo flour adds a slightly nutty, hearty flavor, while the rosemary and Italian seasonings contribute a delicious, herby depth.
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And as an added bonus, you can easily make multiple crusts at once and freeze them for future use! Simply wrap the cooled crusts in plastic wrap, place them in a freezer-safe bag, and store them in the freezer for up to 3 months. When you’re ready to enjoy another pizza, simply thaw it to room temperature and add your desired toppings.
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High Protein Garbanzo Pizza Crust
- Stir garbanzo flour and water together until smooth, cover, and let sit anywhere from 2-6 hours.
- Skim foam off top.
- Add oil, salt and seasonings and mix well.
- Line a cookie sheet with raised edges with parchment paper and greased with a little coconut oil.
- Spread the batter to line the whole bottom of the sheet.
- Preheat oven to 375°F. Bake for 15-20 minutes.
- Remove and let cool.
- Cut into rectangles about the size of sliced bread OR use as pizza crust.
Slices freeze well and can be warmed up in the toaster.
You can also add or adjust seasonings to your taste. This makes a herbed version. Most crusts are grain based. The following options fall into the
designated ranges on the 12-step Path to Insulin sensitivity (Higher
number = more insulin sensitivity). Any of them are appropriate for steps 1-7. Pick the option that works best for you from the following suggestions: Steps 1-7 Whole Wheat English Muffins (Here’s a recipe that works even if
you use mostly whole wheat flour –
http://www.grouprecipes.com/24248/whole-wheat vegan-english-muffins.html) Steps 1-8. Yeasted home made Whole Grain Crust Whole Wheat Bread in a Bag or Lucia’s Pizza Crust recipes Steps 1-8 Whole Wheat Pita Bread (here’s a recipe if you want to make your own – https://avirtualvegan.com/pita-bread/) Steps 1-10 Gluten-free Garbanzo flour flat bread