Keto Apple Pie Without Apples: A Recipe that's Healthier and Just as Delicious

  • Oct 08, 2023
  • By Charlene Chong
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Apple pies are a classic American dessert that has been enjoyed by generations. But if you're on a keto diet or looking to reduce your sugar intake, you might feel like you can't indulge in this tasty treat. Fear not, because we've got a recipe for keto apple pie without apples. Yes, you heard that right! We'll be using a secret ingredient that mimics the texture and taste of apples perfectly. Plus, this recipe is low in carbs, high in fat, and contains no added sugars. Ready to get delicious with a healthy twist? Let's dive in!

Ingredients: (click on the ingredients for buying recommendations)
For the filling:
2 medium-sized zucchinis
1/4 cup coconut oil
2 tbsp lemon juice
1 tsp cinnamon
1/4 tsp nutmeg
1/4 tsp allspice
1/4 tsp salt
1/4 cup erythritol

For the crust:
2 cups almond flour
1 egg
1/4 cup coconut oil
1 tbsp erythritol
1/4 tsp salt

- Preheat your oven to 375°F (190°C). 
- Cut your zucchinis in small cubes and set aside.
- In a saucepan over medium heat, melt the coconut oil and add the lemon juice, cinnamon, nutmeg, allspice, salt, and erythritol. Stir until everything is well combined.
- Add the cubed zucchinis to the saucepan and cook over medium heat for 5-10 minutes until the zucchinis are soft and tender.
- While the filling is cooking, let's make the crust. In a medium-sized bowl, mix together the almond flour, egg, coconut oil, erythritol, and salt until a dough forms.
- Roll out the dough in between two pieces of parchment paper until it's about 1/4 inch thick.
- Place the dough into a pie dish and trim the edges off.
- Pour the cooked zucchini filling into the pie dish.
- Optional: You can add some walnut pieces on top of the filling for some extra crunch.
- Bake the pie for 25-30 minutes until the crust is golden brown.
- Let the pie cool down for a few minutes before serving.

- Serving suggestion: Top the pie with some delicious Keto Vanilla Ice Cream! Check here for recipe.


Nutritional Info:
This recipe yields 8 servings, and each serving contains only 3g of net carbs, 27g of fat, and 6g of protein.

Who knew that zucchinis could replace apples so perfectly in a keto apple pie without apples? This recipe is not only delicious but also healthy and low in carbs. It's a perfect dessert for anyone following a keto diet or looking for a healthier alternative to traditional apple pies. Plus, it's easy to make and will impress your friends and family. Give it a try and let us know what you think!


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