low carb pizza

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Pizza it’s one of the most loved foods over the entire world. But, we all know that pizza it’s not a great choice while trying to keep carbs levels down. 

What can we do if we crave a cheesy slice of pizza and we don’t want to ruin our diet? Well, we adapt the original recipe to our current low carb lifestyle.

This pizza is a great craving killer, since the crust, it’s almost similar with the real one, only healthier and super easy to make. It will take you, only 10 minutes to create this great pizza that can be eaten at any meal of the day. You can also have 1 or 2 slices as a fantastic low carb snack.

Once you try this recipe, you’d want to include this low carb pizza very often into your menu. With less than 3 carbs, you can enjoy an entire pizza without feeling guilty.

This recipe is grain-free, gluten-free with high fiber content, perfect to eat while following a low carb, keto or paleo diet.

THE INGREDIENTS

For the pizza crust, you will need (I recommend using a kitchen scale for this recipe ):

  • 1 medium Egg
  • 10 g cheese (1 tbsp) (I used gouda. You can use mozzarella, cheddar, parmesan )
  • 10 g psyllium husk
  • 10 g homemade tomato sauce
  • 20 g water (1 tbsp )
  • pinch of salt

For the toppings, you can use anything you like or have in your house. For mine I used:

  • 2 slices salami
  • 2 slices  Bacon
  • some Olives

HOW TO PREPARE IT

Step 1: Mix all the ingredients for the crust in a bowl.

Step 1- Mix all the ingredients for the crust

 

Step 2: Take a non-stick pan, put some coconut or olive oil and put it on the stove at low heat. Pour the mixture into the pan and spread the “dough “to give it a pizza crust shape ( like a pancake ).

Step 3: Let it cook on one side for several minutes, until golden and nice, then flip it to the other side.

pizza crust-min

Step 4: Once you flipped it, add your favorite toppings. 

low carb pizza top

I added tomato sauce, salami, bacon, olives and more cheese.

low carb pizza topping

Cover the pan until the cheese is deliciously melted and bubbly.

low carb pizza crust melted cheese

low carb pizza slice

  The final macros for the entire pizza: 490 calories, 42 g fat, 27 g Protein,2 g Net Carbs.

  • You can add any seasoning you like. For extra flavor add some oregano, fresh basil, rosemary or thyme to give it an Italian boost.

Get fancy, put your imagination to work and let me know how your pizza turned out.

What toppings have you used?I’m waiting for pictures with your low carb, easy to make pizza!

 

 

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Ioana
Hello! My name is Ioana, my greatest passion of all time is nutrition, and I believe that food can heal. I've struggled for years with self-confidence and body issues. I'm here to provide you mouthwatering keto and low carb recipes along with great advice to help you get the best results out of being in a state of ketosis.