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{Low-carb} Flatbread with Asparagus, Lemon and Mint

{Low-carb} Flatbread with Asparagus, Lemon and Mint

Recently, when I scrolled through Instagram, I found this amazing picture of an asparagus tarte flambée. Inspired by this dish, I set my mind on recreating it, but, of course, I made it low carb. If you like tarte flambée and asparagus, then please continue reading. You’ll find an utterly delicious recipe for a low carb flatbread below.


low carb keto Flammkuchen

Recipe Difficulty Level: Easy
Recipe type: Lunch, Dinner
Servings: 2-3

And here’s what you will need to serve 2 – 3:


  • 150g shredded mozzarella cheese
  • 80g almond flour
  • 40g cream cheese
  • 10g butter
  • 1 egg
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • 1/4 tsp baking powder


Any toppings would be fine, really, but for this low carb flatbread we used:

  • ricotta cheese
  • green asparagus
  • capers
  • finely chopped mint leaves
  • lemon zest
  • coarse sea salt
  • pesto
  • parmesan cheese
low carb keto Flammkuchen
Just look at that!


To make this low carb flatbread just follow these 8 simple steps:

  1. Start by preheating the oven to 220°.
  2. In a pot mix together the mozzarella cheese, almond flour, butter, cream cheese and salt and place the pot in the oven for a few minutes until the mixture starts to melt. This might be faster in a microwave but we don’t have one.
  3. Once your cheese mixture is warm take it out of the oven, mix in the egg and start kneading to make a cheesy dough.
  4. Place the dough on a baking tray lined with baking parchment and shape your bread before baking.
  5. Bake for about 15 minutes until golden brown.
  6. In the meantime, peel the asparagus stems and then steam them for about 5 to 6 minutes.
  7. Take the dough out of the oven and let it cool for a bit.
  8. Once cool, spread ricotta on the keto flatbread, add the asparagus stems, capers, pesto, chopped mint leaves, lemon zest and salt.

Recipe Difficulty Level: Easy
Recipe type: Lunch, Dinner
Servings: 2-3

low carb keto Flammkuchen

And then just grate some parmesan cheese over your slice because by grating lemon zest over the keto flatbread you’ll add intense flavour. It’s just so good.

I can’t wait to make this tarte flambée with other toppings. I’m thinking of grilled figs and goat’s cheese. What would you pick?

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  • 6 years ago

    This looks absolutely delicious, definitely a recipe I need to try and make!


    • E
      6 years ago

      Thank you. So sweet of you to say!

  • Gabrielle
    6 years ago

    Oh my gosh this looks so healthy, delicious and yet SEEMINGLY filling too! I’m now massively regretting the giant MALTeESErs’ teaser bar I’ve just eaten haha, oops!

    aglassofice.com x

    • E
      6 years ago

      Thank you, Gabriella, for taking the time to comment! This dish is absolutely filling but I guess so is the Maltesers teaser bar. Yum!
      Hope you have a lovely week!

  • 6 years ago

    Thanks for sharing this recipe/
    I love asparagus and this recipe looks so delicious

    • E
      6 years ago

      You’re welcome Margot!
      Hope you have a lovely week!

  • 6 years ago

    This looks so delicious and easy to make!!

    Thanks for sharing the recipe!


    Seize your Style

    • E
      6 years ago

      Thank you, Andrea!
      Hope you have a fantastic week!

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