6/25/17

Homemade Low Carb Bagels!



Typically I try to keep low carb bagels on hand in the freezer which I order from Netrition but you can also get on Amazon (although shipping is high on Amazon - Great Low Carb Everything Bagels).  They are not only a little expensive, but I don't like to ship them to my home during the summer because I live in a part of the country where it is extremely hot and humid.  I don't want to pay extra to have them shipped in dry ice or overnight shipping so I tend to use other options.

This is one of those.

This makes an incredible little 'bagel' but also works as a great base for pizza or as a bread for sandwiches.  Tonight for dinner I topped with bacon and avocado.  Yum!


Low Carb Bagels

1 1/2 c (heaped a little) almond flour - fine grain, blanched
1 t xanthan gum
1 T baking powder
2 1/2 c shredded mozzarella cheese
2 oz. cream cheese
2 eggs
Egg whites or water for brushing the tops
toppings - dried onion, poppy seed etc.

In a large mixing bowl place the almond flour, xanthan gum and baking powder.  Mix by hand or mixer just to blend.  Beat the 2 eggs briefly and add them to the bowl.  Do not mix.

In a microwave safe bowl place the mozzarella cheese and cream cheese.  Microwave until the cheese is melted, stirring once.  This can take 2-3 minutes depending on your microwave.  Pour the cheese into the bowl of almond flour mixture and eggs.  Using a bread dough hook, mix and knead until it forms a dough, scraping down the sides often to help blend.  Divide the dough into 8 pieces.

Roll each piece into a short rope and form a circle like a bagel shape.  Place on a parchment lined baking sheet.  Brush the dough with the egg white or water.  Sprinkle on a favorite topping if you are using.  I used poppy seeds and crumbled dehydrated onion.  Bake at 400 for approximately 18 minutes.  Let cool a few minutes and remove to a wire rack to cool completely (and prevent the bottoms from becoming soggy if left on parchment.)















Related products are available through Amazon if you can't find them locally:
 
Great Low Carb Everything Bagels
Bob's Red Mill Gluten Free Xanthan Gum, 8-ounce
Bob's Red Mill Super Fine Almond Flour, 16 Ounce Packages (Pack of 4)




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1 comment:

  1. How many does this recipe make? And thanks for posting it!

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