Hazelnut Pie Crust

This pie crust is absolutely heavenly. It’s low fat and gluten free and has an enticing nutty aroma once it’s baked. Don’t get discouraged by the slight smell of flaxseed & soy flour when it’s raw. It’s truly delicious & nutritious and perfect for both savory and sweet pie fillings.

Ingredients

Non-Stick Cooking Spray
1 1/3 cups Hazelnut Meal/Flour
1/3 cup Flaxseed Meal
1/3 cup Whole Grain Soy Flour
1 tbsp Zero Calorie Sweetener
¼ tsp Kosher Salt
1 ½ tbsp Half & Half Cream
4 tbsp Salted Butter, chilled & diced
Water, chilled

Directions

  1. Preheat oven to 350°F.
  2. Coat a pie plate with Non-Stick Cooking Spray.
  3. Combine all ingredients, except water, into a food processor and pulse to combine.
  4. Stream in a bit of chilled water until the dough rolls into a ball. It doesn’t take much.
  5. Press into the pie plate just up to the edges of the plate.
  6. Bake for 20 minutes.

Recipe makes: 8 servings
Nutrition Summary:  Calories: 213.9, Fat: 20 g, Carbs: 6.7 g, Protein: 5.4 g
Nutritionals calculated using the SparkRecipes Recipe Calculator.

Original Recipe, Culinary Styling and Photography by Kimberly Ritchie

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