Keto Thanksgiving: Side Dishes
A Delectable Addition to Your Keto Thanksgiving: Baked Brie Pastry
As Thanksgiving approaches, those following a keto lifestyle may find themselves wondering how to navigate the holiday feast without compromising their dietary choices. Fear not, for we have a delightful solution that combines the richness of a traditional Thanksgiving dish with the keto-friendly principles you cherish. Presenting our Keto Thanksgiving Side Dish: Baked Brie Pastry.
Makes: 8 servings
- 1 1/2 cup blanched almond flour(5 oz) (or 1/2 cup coconut flour or 2.5 oz)
- 5 TBS psyllium husk powder (no substitutes) (45 grams)
- 2 tsp baking powder
- 1 tsp Celtic sea salt
- 2 1/2 tbs apple cider vinegar (1 oz)
- 3 egg whites (8 egg whites if using coconut flour)
- 1 cup boiling water (7 oz)
Filling and Topping:
- Preheat the Oven:
- Preheat your oven to 300 degrees F, ensuring the perfect environment for baking this keto masterpiece.
- Prepare the Pastry:
- In a medium-sized bowl, combine almond or coconut flour, psyllium husk powder, baking powder, and salt.
- Add eggs and vinegar, stirring continuously as you pour in the hot water.
- Combine until the mixture is smooth.
- Shape and Fill:
- Place the dough onto a greased parchment paper.
- Using a rolling pin, roll the dough into a circle with an even thickness.
- Position the Brie cheese wheel in the center and fold the pastry around it, sealing the seams.
- Bake to Perfection:
- Transfer the pastry-wrapped Brie to a baking sheet, seam side down.
- Bake until the pastry achieves a golden perfection, usually taking around 23-35 minutes.
- Finishing Touches:
- Once baked, drizzle the creation with Nature’s Hollow Xylitol honey.
- Sprinkle the top with pecans, adding a delightful crunch to every bite.
- Serve and Enjoy:
- The Baked Brie Pastry is best enjoyed with keto-friendly crackers.
- Slice and serve, savoring the combination of gooey Brie, flaky pastry, and the sweet crunch of pecans.
Nutritional Information (per serving):
- Serving size: 1 portion
- Net Carbs: 3 g
- Fat: 18 g
- Protein: 11.2 g
This Keto Thanksgiving Side Dish offers a perfect balance of flavor, texture, and nutritional value. The Baked Brie Pastry is not only a treat for your taste buds but also a celebration of staying true to your keto journey during the holiday season. Share this dish with your loved ones, and let the indulgence begin – guilt-free!