Ginger Almond Crust Recipe - Low Carb & Healthy

Low carb recipe for Ginger Almond Crust which belongs to the Sweets recipe category.

Ingredients Needed

  1. 1 cups (225 g) almonds
  2. cup (30 g) vanilla whey protein powder
  3. 1 teaspoon ground ginger
  4. 2 tablespoons (3 g) Splenda
  5. cup (56 g) butter, melted

Cooking Instructions

Preheat oven to 325F (170C, or gas mark 3).

Put the almonds in a food processor with the S-blade in place.

Run the processor until the almonds are ground medium-fine.

Add the protein powder, ginger, and Splenda and pulse to combine.

Add the butter, and pulse to combine?you may need to run a knife around the bottom of the food processor to make sure everything gets combined.

Press firmly into a 10-inch (25-cm) pie plate or springform pan you've sprayed with nonstick cooking spray, building up the sides about 1 inch (2.

5 cm) ?if you're using a springform pan, make sure you cover the seam at the bottom.

Bake for 8 to 10 minutes or until it just barely turns golden.

Serving Yield

8 to 10 servings

Nutrition Information

Assuming 8, each will have 5 grams of carbohydrate and 2 grams of fiber, for a usable carb count of 3 grams; 6 grams protein.