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slices of red lentil pizza arranged on a wooden cutting board topped with pesto

Red Lentil Flatbread Pizza Crust (Gluten-Free, Vegan)

An easy, healthy and delicious high-fiber & high-protein gluten-free and vegan flatbread pizza crust made with just a few simple ingredients! As an added bonus, this delicious red lentil pizza crust can also be used to make lentil chips, tortillas and crackers !
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Course: Appetizers, Entrées, Vegan
Cuisine: Gluten-Free, Vegan
Diet: Gluten Free, Low Lactose, Vegan, Vegetarian
Prep Time: 5 minutes
Cook Time: 25 minutes
Additional Time: 6 hours
Total Time: 6 hours 30 minutes
Servings: 10
Author: Kristen Wood


  • 1 cup red lentils soaked overnight
  • 1/2 cup water
  • 1 garlic clove
  • 1 tsp salt
  • 1/2 tsp baking powder
  • Olive oil


  • Place your lentils in a lidded jar or bowl & cover with water.
  • Soak overnight, or at least 6 hours.
  • Drain & rinse your lentils.
  • Preheat oven to 425°F. Line a cookie sheet with parchment paper, set aside.
  • Place soaked lentils & 1/2 cup water in a food processor or blender. Blend until smooth.
  • Add garlic, salt, and baking powder. Blend well.
  • Drizzle your parchment lined cookie sheet with olive oil.
  • Pour your flatbread batter onto your parchment paper & spread with the back of a spatula into desired shape, about 1/4-1/2″ thick. Drizzle lightly with olive oil.
  • Bake for 20-25 minutes, or until firm and edges are beginning to turn golden.
  • Top with desired toppings* and eat as is, or place under a broiler for a few minutes for warm/melted toppings.
  • Enjoy!


*Toppings as shown: my Cilantro Pesto, mixed greens, shaved carrot,salt + pepper, feta cheese.
Looking for more pizza ideas? See our post for 8 Gluten-Free Pizza Crust Recipes You Must Try!


Serving: 1slice | Calories: 64kcal | Carbohydrates: 11g | Protein: 5g | Fat: 1g | Saturated Fat: 1g | Sodium: 259mg | Potassium: 172mg | Fiber: 5g | Sugar: 1g | Vitamin A: 7IU | Vitamin C: 1mg | Calcium: 24mg | Iron: 1mg
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