This low carb pizza dough recipe is based from the popular “Holy Grail Pizza Crust” or “Fat Head” pizza dough that has been circulating on the internet for about 5 years!
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Low Carb Pizza Crust Recipe
I’m late to PAR-TY and maybe you are too! There are lots ways to improvise pizza dough recipes for low carb diets.
One of the most popular low carb methods is to use pulverized veggies like cauliflower or broccoli as a crust.
The only thing a veggie crust lacks is the chewy texture of doughy pizza crust like this Easy No Rise Whole Wheat Pizza Dough.
Don’t worry though because you are going to love this low carb pizza dough recipe! It tastes delicious!
One day when I’m done testing the Ketogenic Diet on myself I’ll write a whole post on what I’ve learned.
In the meantime, you can check out this guide to a keto diet and keep taste testing the delicious foods I’m eating.
This gluten-free, keto approved diet, cheesy Low Carb Pizza Dough Recipe is a game changer for anyone that limits grains!
Fat Head Crust For Low Carb Pizza Dough Recipe
I first learned about this recipe from my daughter, but like I mentioned, apparently it has been the rage for the low carb community for years.
Tom Naughton’s blog, Fat Head brought this recipe to the attention of health and fitness followers.
If you take a close look at Tom’s post, the original recipe is from Cooky’s Creations.
Shame on Fat Head for not providing a clickable link to the original-original recipe! Citation people!
You must cite the original source! DONE.
Debunking High Fat, Low Carb Diets
Any-who, Fat Head is a entertaining movie about debunking the film Super Size Me theory that high-fat diets lead to heart disease.
Not true, by the way!
Both films are entertaining and if you like the geeky science behind how your body responds to nutrients, then you’ll enjoy reading the studies and articles on the Fat Head blog.
Back to PIZZA!
Ingredients For Low Carb Pizza Crust
The best part of this recipe is that there is no yeast or waiting for the dough to proof.
Mix almond flour, an egg, and cheese together and bake, then top with a sugar free pizza sauce and all your favorite ingredients.
One slice will fill you up for hours!
Low Carb Toppings For Pizza
I’m sure you have some of your favorite toppings, but for more ideas consider adding these to your pizza;
- Black Olives
- Bell Peppers
- Green peppers
How Many Carbs Are In A Slice of Pizza Crust?
Each slice of crust is net 4 carbs according to my nutritional calculations.
Of course, the toppings will add some carbs depending on what you use. In addition, This pie is a generous 8 slices.
You may choose to cut your pizza into more pieces.
How To Get Crispy Dough
If you like your pizza dough to be crispy, you can accomplish that by one of the following methods;
- Roll the dough very thin before cooking.
- Cook the dough an extra 5-8 minutes before topping with your favorite ingredients.
Salads To Serve With Low Carb Pizza
Still craving pizza? Be sure to try this Keto Prosciutto Pizza for another variety.
Low Carb Pizza Crust Recipe
- 1 1/2 cups cheese mozzarella or cheddar and mozzarella
- 2 tablespoons cream cheese room temperature
- 3/4 cup almond flour
- 1 large egg
- Sugar free pizza sauce
- Italian seasoning
- additional mozzarella cheese
- fresh vegetables
- cooked pepperoni
- cooked sausage
- Preheat oven to 425 degrees. Cover a pizza stone or baking sheet with parchment paper and set aside.
- In a medium bowl melt cheese on a stovetop on in a microwave (about 1 minute). Cool and mix in cream cheese, egg and flour. The dough will be sticky and take several minutes to incorporate all the ingredients forming a ball.
- Place on parchment paper and flatten sightly with your hands.
- Place a sheet of saran wrap over dough and roll into a 10 1/2" diameter. Remove wrap and place in oven. Prick dough with a fork. Cook for 12-15 minutes or until lightly browned.
- Remove from oven and add homemade homemade pizza sauce and additional cheese and your favorite toppings. Cook until cheese is melted.
Please note that the nutritional information provided are guidelines and may vary based on the brand of products used. For your specific nutritional goals use My Fitness Pal or Verywell Fit recipe calculators. All content within this site is not intended as medical diagnosis or treatment and should not be considered a substitute for professional medical expertise.
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