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How to replace flour in homemade pizza: the dish will be much healthier

Kateryna YagovychFood
Healthy pizza without flour. Source: Pixabay

Pizza is not always a floury and high-calorie dish. The key is to choose the right base. Regular wheat flour can be replaced with another very simple and healthy ingredient.

The idea of making pizza without flour was published on the Instagram page of food blogger Olesya with the nickname smachna_dopomoha. The base can be made from lentils.

How to replace flour in homemade pizza: the dish will be much healthier

Ingredients for the base:

  • lentils - 200 g
  • water - 100 ml.
  • salt (1/2 tsp) and spices

Ingredients for the filling:

  • homemade mayonnaise/sour cream - 3 tbsp.
  • Greek/thick yogurt - 2 tbsp.
  • boiled chicken fillet - 1/2 pc.
  • canned pineapple - 4 pcs (ring)
  • canned corn (without sugar) - 3-4 tbsp
  • greens
  • cheese

Method of preparation:

How to replace flour in homemade pizza: the dish will be much healthier

1. Soak the lentils in plenty of water for at least 3 hours, preferably overnight.

2. Drain the remaining water and add fresh water.

3. Preheat the oven at 190 degrees.

How to replace flour in homemade pizza: the dish will be much healthier

4. Add salt and spices to the lentils.

5. Beat with a blender until smooth.

How to replace flour in homemade pizza: the dish will be much healthier

6. Pour the mixture on a baking sheet covered with parchment (or on a silicone mat) and spread it in the form of a pizza.

7. Put in a preheated oven.

How to replace flour in homemade pizza: the dish will be much healthier

8. Bake the base for 10-15 minutes.

9. Take out the base, pour over the yogurt and mayonnaise (sour cream/yogurt) sauce, put the filling, sprinkle with cheese.

How to replace flour in homemade pizza: the dish will be much healthier

10. Put in the oven for another 5 minutes.

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