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Powerfoods 101: Tarragon Mushroom Tourtiere – Gluten Free

healthyguys 5 months ago

Awesome Almond Crust:

  • 2 cups almond flour
  • 1⁄4 tsp. sea salt, to taste
  • 2 Tbsp. extra virgin coconut oil (EVCO)
  • 1“chiaegg”(1Tbsp.chiaseeds&5Tbsp.water, mix & set aside for 5 minutes)

Beet Cranberry sauce:

  • 1 cup water
  • 1 cup cranberries, frozen
  • 1 small beet, peeled & cubed
  • 1 tsp. maple syrup, pure
  • 8 sprigs of tarragon to garnish
  • 1⁄4 cup almonds, slivered to garnish

Tarragon Mushroom Filling:

  • 1⁄4 cup vegetable stock (low sodium, gluten free i.e. Paci c)
  • 2 cups of each: onions & leeks, trimmed & minced
  • 4 cups mushrooms, trimmed & sliced
  • 4 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1-19oz. can chickpeas, rinsed, drained & slightly mashed
  • 2 Tbsp. Dijon mustard
  • 2 Tbsp. tarragon leaves, fresh, minced
  • 1⁄2 tsp. each: cinnamon, nutmeg & cloves,ground
  • Sea salt & pepper to taste


  1. Preheat oven to 350oF and place rack on the bottom position.
  2. To make crust: place our and sea salt, to taste in a food processor and pulse brie y. Add EVCO and “chia egg” and pulse until mixture forms a ball. Press dough into a 9 inch pie plate. Bake for 8-12 minutes or until edges are golden brown. Remove from oven. Set aside. P.S. This crust can be used for other recipes including pies, quiches etc!!
  3. To prepare sauce: In the meantime place water in a small stockpot and bring to a boil on medium-high heat. Add cranberries, beets, maple syrup and chickpeas. Lower temperature to low-medium and let simmer for 3-4 minutes. Set aside
  4. To prepare lling: add vegetable stock, onions and leeks to a large stockpot on medium-high heat. Healthy sauté for 1-2 minutes, then add mushrooms, garlic, chickpeas, mustard, cinnamon, nutmeg, cloves, tarragon, salt and pepper, to taste. Stirring for an additional 2-3 minutes to infuse all avors. With a slotted spoon, add mushroom mixture and return to oven for 10-15 minutes or until all is warmed, if not serving immediately. Serve with sauce, garnish with a few sprigs of tarragon and almond slivers. Super yummy!!!

Nutritional Facts: Calories 119 | Total Fat 4.5 g | Saturated Fat 3.2 g | Monounsaturated Fat 0.3 g Polyunsaturated Fat 0.7 g | Cholesterol 0 mg | Sodium 104 mg | Potassium 288 mg
Total Carbohydrate 16.3 g | Dietary Fiber 3.9 g | Natural Sugar 3.2 g | Protein 3.7 g

*Vitamin B-6 13.8 % | *Vitamin C 12.6 % | * Manganese 24.1 % | *Folate 11.8 %
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

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