Savory Vegetable Galette (Vegan & Gluten-Free)

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Indulge in this savory vegetable galette! A rich, flaky gluten-free crust envelops warm veggies and creamy vegan ricotta. This rustic meal is perfect for a special dinner.

Sweet, fruit-filled galettes get all the popularity, but we promise our savory vegetable galette is a hit! (But let’s be real, anything in a buttery crust is delicious!)

This recipe’s dough is homemade, wholesome, and gluten-free.

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Our savory vegetable galette is especially comforting! It’s amazing as a shared appetizer or a midday snack. And you can switch up the veggies and seasonings to your liking. 

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Recipe highlights

  • Simple yet hearty
  • Yummy medley of veggies
  • Flaky and fluffy crust
  • Fun to make!
  • Variety of texture

Some supplies you need: mixing bowl, baking sheet, rolling pin, cutting board, and measuring utensils!

zucchini, tomato, onion, asparagus, flour, spices on a table

Ingredients needed

  • Homemade dough Almond flour, cornmeal, flax egg, tapioca flour, soy milk, nutritional yeast, salt, pepper.
  • Veggies — cherry tomatoes, zucchini, red onion, asparagus spears.
  • Ricotta — decadent, creamy vegan cheese!
  • Balsamic vinegar — perfect addition of tartness + sweetness.
  • Pine nuts, rosemary, and thyme — crunchy and herby toppings to finish off the galette.

Find exact measurements and serving suggestions below!

making galette crust in a bowl
adding ricotta on galette crust with a spoon

How to make this savory vegetable galette

Preheat the oven to 350°F (175°C).

Mix the almond flour, cornmeal, tapioca flour, nutritional yeast, salt, and pepper in a large bowl. 

Add the flax egg, iced water, and soy milk and fold into the dry ingredients to get a smooth mixture. Use your hands to bring the dough together. It should form into a ball relatively easily.

Transfer the dough to a parchment paper on a working surface. Use a rolling pin to roll it into a 9-inch circle and transfer it with the parchment paper over a baking sheet. (If the dough cracks too much, add more liquid a little at a time).

Spread ¾ cup ricotta into an even layer over the dough, leaving a 1-inch border around the edges. 

topping gluten-free galette crust with spring vegetables
forming the crust for vegan galette

Arrange the sliced vegetables into a single layer, then fold the border over the ricotta and veggies to create a galette shape. (Make sure not to overfill! If you sense it’s too crowded, reduce the amount of veggies you add.)

Add the rest of the ricotta in small spoonfuls on top of the vegetables, then drizzle the balsamic vinegar and top with the fresh herbs and pine nuts.

Bake for 30-35 minutes until the crust is golden and crispy and the vegetables are cooked through.

Let cool for 5 minutes, then slice and serve warm.

homemade vegan galette being topped with ricotta

Storage & reheating

Store the galette in slices! Wrap in foil or store in an airtight container in the fridge for 3-4 days, or in the freezer for up to 2 months

To reheat, bake in a 325º F (165º C) oven for around 10 minutes. Let thaw from the freezer and then bake.

How to customize this galette

This galette is definitely customizable based on the veggies and ingredients you have!

Additional veggies

  • Sliced potato (regular or sweet)
  • Artichoke hearts
  • Broccoli florets
  • Cauliflower
  • Leeks
  • Mushroom

Different dough

  • Buy vegan pastry dough from the store!
  • Make a traditional dough with flour + vegan butter

Toppings

  • Garlic olive oil
  • Vegan parm or cheese of choice
  • Pesto drizzle
vegetable galette cut into pieces on a table

FAQs & tips

Tips for rolling the dough

If the dough is sticking, use a tiny bit of almond flour on the rolling pin. The shape doesn’t have to be a perfect circle! Just try your best to get a uniform shape. 

What can I use instead of tapioca flour?

If you don’t have tapioca flour, you can use cornstarch, potato starch, cassava flour, or arrowroot powder! We haven’t tested these out, but they are all similar thickening agents with mild to no flavor.

Can I use different veggies?

Yes! Check out our serving suggestions! Just make sure they are cut uniformly so that it cooks evenly. Our savory vegetable galette is definitely customizable 

Can I make vegan ricotta at home?

You sure can! And it’s pretty easy — check out our delicious recipe

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Savory Vegetable Galette (Vegan & Gluten-Free)

by Alena Schowalter
Prep Time 20 minutes
Cook Time 35 minutes
Total Time 55 minutes
Indulge in this savory vegetable galette! A rich, flaky gluten-free crust envelops warm veggies and creamy vegan ricotta. This rustic meal is perfect for a special dinner.
Serves 4

Ingredients

Dough

  • 1 ½ cups almond flour 140 g
  • 2 tbsp cornmeal 20 g
  • 1 flax egg 1 tbsp ground flax soaked in 2 tbsp water
  • cup tapioca flour 40 g
  • ¼ tsp salt
  • tsp black pepper
  • 2 tbsp nutritional yeast
  • 1-2 tbsp iced water
  • 1-2 tbsp soy milk

Galette

  • 10 cherry tomatoes halved
  • 1 small zucchini thinly sliced (100 g)
  • ½ red onion cut into thin rounds
  • 6 asparagus spears cut into 1-inch pieces
  • ¾ cup vegan ricotta 190 g
  • 1 tbsp balsamic vinegar

Topping

  • ¼ cup pine nuts 30g
  • cup vegan ricotta 60 g
  • Few sprigs of fresh rosemary & thyme

Instructions

  • Preheat the oven to 350°F (175°C).
  • In a large bowl, mix the almond flour, cornmeal, tapioca flour, nutritional yeast, salt, and pepper. 
  • Add the flax egg, iced water, and soy milk and fold into the dry ingredients to get a smooth mixture. Use your hands to bring the dough together. It should form into a ball relatively easily.
  • Transfer the dough to a parchment paper on a working surface. Use a rolling pin to roll it into a 9-inch circle and transfer it with the parchment paper over a baking sheet. (If the dough cracks too much, add more liquid).
  • Spread ¾ cup ricotta into an even layer over the dough, leaving a 1-inch border around the edges. 
  • Arrange the sliced vegetables into a single layer, then fold the border over the ricotta and veggies to create a galette shape. (Make sure to not overfill! If you’re sensing it’s too crowded, reduce the amount of veggies you add).
  • Add the rest of the ricotta in small spoonfuls on top of the vegetables, then drizzle the balsamic vinegar and top with the fresh herbs and pine nuts.
  • Bake for 30-35 minutes until the crust is golden and crispy and the vegetables are cooked through.
  • Let cool for 5 minutes, then slice and serve warm.

Notes

  • Store the galette in slices! Wrap in foil or store in an airtight container in the fridge for 3-4 days, or in the freezer for up to 2 months
  • Check out our serving suggestions for different veggies + toppings!
  • Use a pizza cutter to slice the galette up easily!
Course: Dinner
Cuisine: French
Nutrition Facts
Savory Vegetable Galette (Vegan & Gluten-Free)
Amount per Serving
Calories
580
% Daily Value*
Fat
 
40
g
62
%
Saturated Fat
 
6
g
38
%
Polyunsaturated Fat
 
32
g
Sodium
 
233
mg
10
%
Carbohydrates
 
38
g
13
%
Fiber
 
13
g
54
%
Sugar
 
6
g
7
%
Protein
 
25
g
50
%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.
Nutrition information is a rough estimate calculated automatically, their accuracy is not guaranteed.
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Hi, I'm Alena Schowalter — a Certified Vegan Nutritionist who has been a vegetarian since childhood and vegan since 2012. Together with my husband, I founded nutriciously in 2015 and have been guiding thousands of people through different transition stages toward a healthy plant-based diet. I enjoy discussions around vegan ethics, walks through nature, and creating new recipes. Read more about us here.

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    • yes that would probably taste great! Just make sure the cream is not too runny. Let us know how it turns out :)

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