Vegetarian Protein Tarte Flambee

fall recipe with squash
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Herbst Protein Flammkuchen Rezept © foodspring
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?


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  • 100 ml
    warm water
  • 60 g
    red kuri or butternut squash
  • 60 g
    pear, not peeled
  • 0.5
    red onion
  • 50 g
    cream cheese


  • 1

    Preheat the oven to 180°C.

  • 2

    Mix the Protein Pizza mix with water and stir/knead until a smooth dough is formed. Set aside to rest.

  • 3

    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.

  • 4

    Dust your work surface with flour. Roll or press the dough into a very thin crust with hands or rolling pin.

  • 5

    Move the crust to a baking tray lined with parchment paper. Prebake for 15 minutes.

  • 6

    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.

  • 7

    Bake for another 15 minutes until crispy.

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Recipe Overview

Total time
40 min

Nutritional value, per portion

461 kcal