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5 Easy Low-Carb Pizza Recipes

Low-carb Pizza Diabetes

5 Easy Low-Carb Pizza Recipes

 

Or how to enjoy delicious Pizza without messing up your glucose readings!

 

I’ve never met ANYONE who doesn’t looove Pizza! Problem is, for us diabetics, these savory delights generally mess up our glucose readings.

We’ve got some good news here: Low-carb pizza exist! They’re easy to make at home and they’re absolutely delicious!

We’ve selected for you 5 of the best Low-carb Pizza Recipes just for you.

To enjoy as appetizer bites, as full meals, or to pack on your next picnic…

1. MINI EGGPLANT LOW-CARB PIZZA

 

PREPARATION: 5 min

COOKING: 30 min

 

For these deliciously healthy mini low-carb pizzas, we substitute the usual carb-filled pizza crust with fresh eggplant slices. They’re almost completely carb-free, gluten-free, vegetarian, and full of flavor. You can follow our directions below, but don’t forget to let your imagination lead you: you can add  pretty much whatever toppings you feel like! Ideal as bite-sized appetizers. 

 

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FOR 8 MINI EGGPLANT LOW-CARB PIZZAS

1 large eggplant

1 small can of tomato sauce

8 cherry tomatoes

1 Mozzarella ball

2 slices of ham (optional)

Olive oil

Fresh basil and dried oregano

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Preheat your oven to 180 °C.

1. Wash the eggplant and slice it into eight discs of about 1 cm thickness each, then lay them out on a baking tray covered in parchment paper. 

2. Drizzle with some olive oil and sprinkle with a dash of salt and a few sprigs of dried oregano. Slide the tray into the oven for 20 minutes.

3. While it’s in the oven, cut the cherry tomatoes in half and the mozzarella in small chunks. If you’d like to add ham, cut up small squares of white ham slices.

4. Take the eggplant disks out of the oven. Drop a spoonful of tomato sauce over each disk, add the ham squares, place two pieces of the halved cherry tomatoes belly-up, and top off with the small mozzarella chunks.

5. Slide them back into the oven for about ten minutes or until the cheese has melted, and finish off with two minutes on the grill function until they’ve browned slightly, all while keeping a close eye them!

6. Take them out of the oven and adorn each with one or two fresh basil leaves.

Savor them while they’re hot!

 

2. LOW-CARB CAULIFLOWER PIZZA

 

PREPARATION: 20 min

COOKING: 30 min

 

Cauliflower Low-carb Pizza

You might already know about the famous new trendy Cauliflower Pizza Crust. It makes for the perfect low-carb pizza: it’s healthy, vegan, AND gluten-free! We’re big fans of it. We’ve tried many of the recipes available out there, and our favorite is definitely the one by Katie Lee found on foodnetwork.com. Since were not going to outdo it, the recipe below is hers.

And for those who of us who might not have the time or patience to make the crust from scratch, know that you can buy frozen ready-to-use Cauliflower Pizza Crust at Trader Joe’s or Whole Foods, for example, or even ready-to-bake Cauliflower Pizzas sold by CauliPower right on Amazon

 

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FOR 1 CAULIFLOWER LOW-CARB PIZZA

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1. Preheat your oven to 400 degrees F.

2. Line a baking sheet with parchment paper.

3. Break the cauliflower into florets and pulse in a food processor until fine. Steam in a steamer basket and drain well.

Let cool.

4. In a bowl, combine the cauliflower with the mozzarella, Parmesan cheese, oregano, salt, garlic powder and eggs.

5. Transfer to the center of the baking sheet and spread into a circle, in the form of a pizza crust.

6. Bake for 20 minutes.

7. Add whichever toppings you feel like, and bake an additional 10 minutes.

 

3. MEATZA! THE MEAT-CRUST LOW-CARB PIZZA

 

PREPARATION: 30 min

COOKING: 15 min

 

This one’s for the meat-lovers among us! Enjoy this low-carb pizza whose crust has been substituted by … succulent cooked MEAT! For the recipe, watch the video from allrecipes.com above. Ingredients: seasoned beef, tomato sauce, Mozzarella cheese, and pepperoni.

Not a big fan of beef? You can find plenty of Meatza Recipes with alternative crusts made out of chicken or turkey for example. The chicken one from FastPaleo is really easy and tasty. Yummy!

4. EGG-WHITE CRUST LOW-CARB PIZZA

 

PREPARATION: 5 min

COOKING: 5 + 10 min

 

Low-carb Pizza diabetes

The perfect high-protein / low-carb pizza. It’s quick and very easy to make. The crust is made out of egg whites and flavored with Parmesan cheese, oregano, and salt. You can create pretty much any version of it you like, adding your favorite toppings. You’ll need a skillet and an oven! Our best side suggestion to make a totally carb-free meal of it: a mixed salad full of greens and colorful veggies!

 

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FOR 1 EGG-WHITE LOW-CARB PIZZA

20gr of grated Parmesan Cheese

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1. Preheat your oven on broiler setting.

2. In a bowl, whisk the egg whites together with the grated Parmesan cheese, a little bit of salt, and some dried oregano leaves. 

3. Pour the mix into a nonstick skillet (use cooking spray, for example), and begin cooking over medium heat.

4. Gently lift the edges to tilt the pan several times until there is no liquid left on top.

5. Take it off the heat and place your egg white crust on a parchment lined oven sheet. 

6. Add tomato sauce, Mozzarella cheese, and any other toppings you choose.

7. Place under the broiler and bake until the cheese has melted and is starting to form a crust (around 5 to 10 min).

All ready!

 

5. BROCCOLI-CRUST LOW-CARB PIZZA

 

PREPARATION: 10 min

COOKING: 35 min

 

Low-carb Pizza Diabetes

This totally gluten-free, Low-carb Pizza will delight your taste buds! The crust is made out of nothing more than fresh broccoli, eggs, and Parmesan cheese. And the toppings are for you to choose. We do suggest the classic ham/mozzarella/olives combo. And if you’re vegetarian, some pesto sauce, olives, cherry tomatoes, and fresh basil leaves will do the trick!

 

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BROCCOLI-CRUST FOR 1 LOW-CARB PIZZA

1 broccoli head (without the stems)

2 eggs

1/4 cup of grated Parmesan cheese

1 teaspoon of dried oregano (optional)

A bit of salt and pepper

+ Your favourite toppings!

 

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1. Preheat your oven to 400 degrees F.

2. In a food processor, shred the broccoli head into small crumbs. Place them in a bowl.

3. Add 1/4 cup of water. Cover your bowl with plastic wrap, and microwave for about 2 minutes to steam the broccoli. 

4. Line a colander with a clean dish towel. Put the steamed broccoli crumbs inside, and squeeze out as much moisture as possible.

5. In a large bowl, mix your broccoli together with the raw eggs, the grated Parmesan cheese, and the seasoning (oregano, salt, and pepper).

6. Pour your mixture over a pre-lined baking sheet and shape it into a 1/2 inch thick pizza crust.

7. Place in the oven and bake for about 25 min until the crust becomes brownish. 

8. Remove from the oven, and let it cool for a few minutes. 

9. Add your favorite toppings and bake for an additional  10 minutes!

 

Have a nice low-carb meal!

And don’t forget to download your FREE BOOK of Low-carb Appetizer Recipes from around the World!

 

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