SOMETIMES YOU WITNESS SOMETHING SO MAJESTIC, SO AWE-INSPIRING AND UNBELIEVABLE IT’S LIKE:
THESE ARE PROTEIN FRIES AND THEY’RE GOING TO CONVINCE YOU TO EAT THEM…
BY BLANKETING THEMSELVES IN CHEESE…
AND MELTING BETTER THAN ANYTHING YOU’VE EVER SEEN…
AS SOON AS YOU PICK YOUR JAW UP OFF THE FLOOR, WATCH HOW IT’S MADE
NUTRITIONAL INFO (RECIPE CREATED BY ADRIANA BARBA)
PROTEIN PIZZA FRIES
Yields: 4 servings | Serving Size: 1/4 Recipe
Calories: 392 | Protein: 36g | Fat: 21g | Net Carb: 12g
Fiber: 3g | Total Carb: 15g | P/CAL: 35%
Prep Time: 45 min | Cook Time: 15 min | Total Time: 1 hour
4 bags Quest® Protein Chips
3 tablespoons Quest® Multi-Purpose Mix Protein Powder
3 quarts water
½ head of cauliflower, chopped
3 egg whites
1 teaspoon plus ½ teaspoon sea salt
1 cup coconut oil for frying method or ¼ cup for baking method
½ cup no-sugar-added tomato sauce
1 teaspoon garlic powder
1 teaspoon zero-calorie sweetener
1 teaspoon fresh basil, minced
4 sticks light mozzarella string cheese, shredded
1 ounce mini pepperoni
1 In a large saucepan, bring water to a rolling boil over high heat.
2 As water heats, add cauliflower to a food processor and pulse until it resembles rice.
3 Remove cauliflower from food processor and measure 2 cups. Place in a large non-plastic strainer or colander.
4 Submerge strainer in boiling water for 2 to 3 minutes, stirring occasionally.
5 Remove strainer from pot, and place boiled cauliflower onto a cheesecloth or dish towel.
6 Squeeze cauliflower in towel to absorb as much moisture as possible. Set aside. You should be left with about ¾ cup of ‘riced’ cauliflower.
7 Hand crush four bags of Quest Protein Chips™.
8 Add crushed chips to a food processor, and blend to a fine powder.
9 In a medium mixing bowl, add Quest Protein Powder™, riced cauliflower, powdered chips, egg whites, and 1 teaspoon of sea salt. Mix thoroughly to form a dough.
10 Knead mixture by hand for one minute until a solid mass is formed.
11 Proceed with one of the preparation instructions below: frying or baking.
1 Preheat oven to 325°F.
2 Add ¼ cup softened coconut oil to dough, and knead again.
3 Roll dough flat with a rolling pin to ½-inch thick.
4 With a knife, cut ½ inch-wide fries to the length of your choosing (½-inch width is recommended for baking, as the fries will not expand much).
5 Lay fries evenly on a nonstick baking sheet, and bake 8 to 10 minutes, or until golden brown.
6 Move to a mixing bowl, and toss with remaining ½ teaspoon of sea salt.
1 In a medium bowl, whisk together tomato sauce, garlic powder, sweetener, and basil.
1 Preheat oven to 350°F.
2 Place fries on an oven safe dish.
3 Drizzle sauce over fries, sprinkle with cheese, and top with pepperoni.
4 Place in oven for 5-6 minutes, or until cheese is melted.