Fall is here, and that means sinking into warming colors and comforting tastes. And those cool temperatures are inseparably associated with – what else? – pumpkin. This recipe for a protein tarte flambee (an Alsatian specialty also sometimes called flammkuchen) with slices of squash will fill you up in a healthy way. The super simple crust mix has 74% less carbs than conventional, and it’s very low-calorie to boot. When the whole pie has less than 500 kcal, who can say no?
Preheat the oven to 180°C.
Mix the Protein Pizza mix with water and stir/knead until a smooth dough is formed. Set aside to rest.
Meanwhile, slice the squash open and remove the seeds and strings with a spoon. Finely slice the squash, pear, and onion into slices as thin as possible.
Dust your work surface with flour. Roll or press the dough into a very thin crust with hands or rolling pin.
Move the crust to a baking tray lined with parchment paper. Prebake for 15 minutes.
Spread cream cheese on the protein tarte flambee crust. Top with slices of squash, pear, and onion. Season with salt, pepper, and nutmeg as desired.
Bake for another 15 minutes until crispy.
Our TipThis fall recipe also tastes amazing with any of these toppings: figs, apples, chanterelle mushrooms, walnuts, pine nuts, feta cheese, radicchio, or rosemary. Red kuri squash is also sometimes called orange kabocha, or sunshine squash! If you can't find a red kuri, switch it for butternut or any other winter squash. Or try sweet potato!
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