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Mock Cheese Crackers


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 Recipe Information  
Category: Snacks
Recipe Entered By: AmyH
Recipe Created By: Kathy Przywara

 
 
 Ingredients  
1/2  cup  red lentils
2  cups  water
3  Tbsp  olive oil
1  tsp  salt
2  Tbsp  cider vinegar
1  Tbsp  tahini (or other nut or seed butter)
1/2  tsp  onion powder
1/2  tsp  garlic powder
1/4  tsp  dry mustard
1/4  tsp  turmeric
  dash  hot sauce
6  Tbsp  gluten-free flour blend

 
 
 Instructions  
Combine washed lentils with water and soak overnight. Drain, reserving soaking liquid.

In large non-stick fry pan, heat oil and fry lentils until dry and crispy. Stir frequently.

Transfer to blender jar (this did not work in a food processor). Add remaining ingredients (except flour) along with 4 Tbsp reserved soaking liquid.

Process on medium-high speed until it becomes a smooth sauce. Add more soaking liquid if it's too thick to process.

Add flour and process on low speed until well combined. If it's too thick, add more reserved soaking liquid. This may require quite a bit depending on how dry the fried lentils were.

Transfer mixture, which should be about the consistency of porridge, to a pastry bag fitted with a wide, flat tip. A ribbed tip makes a nice texture. (I used a #48, but a wider one would have been better.)

Pipe squiggled ribbons about 1 inch long onto parchment lined baking pans. Sprinkle lightly with salt.

Bake at 350F for 15 minutes or until just starting to brown.

At this point, the crackers will be soft. Turn off oven and allow to remain for 30 minutes with the door closed or until crisp. Remove from oven and allow to cool completely. Store in airtight container.

 
 
 Comments  
Copyright 2001, Kathy Przywara, all rights reserved.

These taste a lot like CheezIts. They are a great source of protein from the lentils.

 
 
 Substitutions  
To avoid peanut, soy, and sesame, select appropriate nut butter.

 
 
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 Milk  Peanut  Egg  Soy  Tree nut  Corn
 Gluten  Wheat  Fish  Shellfish  Sesame  
 Other

 
 
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