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Bell pepper flax biscuit with Carrot chestnut sauce:
2 ounces green sweet bell pepper 2 ounces carrot 3 tablespoon freshly ground flax seed 2 ounces potato 1/8 cup kidney bean flour or 1 1/2 ounce cooked kidney bean puree or 1/4 cup (1 1/2 ounces) raw soaked dried kidney beans or 1/4 cup refried beans or 1/4 cup unseasoned cooked kidney bean puree 1 teaspoon canola oil in cake 1 teaspoon sugar in cake 1/4 cup sunflower seed meal (1 1/2 ounces) (1/3 c loose packed, 2 ounces) or 1/4 cup raw whole sunflower seed or 1/8 cup raw sunflower seed butter, see note * or 1/8 cup chestnut flour (this trial) or 1/4 California walnuts 1 tablespoon olive or canola oil use 2 teaspoon if using sunflower seed butter that contains the other 1 tsp oil 1 teaspoon sugar in topping 2 pinches salt 1 tablespoon whole oats flourPeel 2 ounces potato and cut it into 1/2 inch pieces.
Cut 2 ounces bell pepper into 1/2 inch pieces.
In a 1 cup food processor turn the bell pepper and potato into a smooth slurry, about 3 or 4 minutes.
Put into a mixing bowl: the potato/bell pepper slaw, 3 tablespoons flax seed meal, 1/8 cup bean flour, 1 teaspoon oil, 1 teaspoon sugar, and 1 pinch salt.
Pour the mixture onto a plate and spread into a layer about 1/4 inch thick.
Form into a flattened donut shape by making a 2 inch hole at the center.
In a 1 cup high speed processor or blender, make a slurry from 2 ounces carrot, 1 tablespoon water, and 1 tablespoon oil, process about 3 minutes.
Into a mixing bowl put: the carrot slurry, 1 tablespoon oats flour, 1/8 cup chestnut flour and 1 teaspoon sugar.
Mix until uniform.
Heat the donut-shaped cake in a microwave oven on full power for 4 minutes 30 seconds on full power.
To heat to boiling: 5-5/6 ounces X 20 = 116 seconds.
Plus 5 seconds for microwave oven to begin heating.
Plus 10 seconds to heat dish.
Plus to vaporize excess water: 46 seconds per ounce X 2-3/4 ounces water = 126 seconds.
Plus to replace heat lost to air 126/60 X 10 seconds per minute = 20 seconds.
Cut the cake loose from the plate with a knife or spatula so it will be easier to eat.
Let the cake cool and solidify for a couple of minutes.
Spread the carrot mixture on the cake.
Makes enough for an large lunch or a light supper. For a full large meal, add a side of Blueberries And Strawberries and perhaps a small serving of fish or other meat or any kind of fruit.
Definite bell pepper flavor in biscuit, sauce slightly sweet with definite carrot/chestnut flavor.
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