Spicy low carb pizza

Spicy low carb pizza
Nutrition Information
  • Serves: 4
  • Serving size: 285 g
  • Calories: 674
  • Fat: 34 g
  • Saturated fat: 15 g
  • Unsaturated fat: 9 g
  • Trans fat: 0 g
  • Carbohydrates: 12 g
  • Sugar: 3 g
  • Sodium: 1621 mg
  • Fiber: 1 g
  • Protein: 51 g
  • Cholesterol: 120 mg
Recipe type: Low carb
Cuisine: International
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For anyone on a Low Carb or Keto diet , this pizza is a real winner. It looks like and tastes virtually the same as pizza made with wheat flour but minus the carbohydrates. In addition to being very flavourful , this spicy pizza is also gluten free and a vegetarian option.
For the dough
  • Whey powder – 125 grams (unflavoured)
  • Mozzarella cheese – 75 grams (dry, grated) -see note.
  • Full fat cream cheese – 50 grams
  • Olive oil – 60 ml
  • Large egg – one
  • Salt – ½ teaspoon
  • Parmesan cheese – 100 grams

  • Passata - 4 tablespoons
  • Chilli flakes – one teaspoon
  • Olive oil –one teaspoon
  • Cheddar cheese – two cups (shredded)
  • Bell peppers - one large (stalk, seeds and pith removed. Sliced into strips)
  • Red chillies – three I finely chopped)
  • Garlic – two cloves (finely chopped) - optional
  • Olives - two tablespoons pits removed (optional)
  • Mushrooms - ½ of a cup sliced (optional)
  1. Preheat the oven to 180 degrees Celsius
  2. Heat a teaspoon of oil in a pan. Add the chillies, garlic and bell pepper. Sauté until done. Remove from the heat.
  3. Combine all the ingredients under for the dough into mixing bowl or mixer with a dough mixing attachment
  4. Mix all the ingredients into a thick dough
  5. Roll out into one large pizza or divide the dough ball into 4 to make small individual servings
  6. Roll up the edges to create a border (optional)
  7. Place on non-stick sheets like Teflon or silicon, on a baking tray
  8. Place in the centre of the preheated oven and cook for 10 to 15 minutes until golden brown.
  9. Remove from the oven.
  10. Top the crusts with passata using a brush or a spoon
  11. Add the fried chillies, garlic, olives, mushroom (if using) and bell peppers.
  12. Top with cheese. Sprinkle with chilli lakes and place back into the oven
  13. Cook until the cheese has melted.
  14. Serve
Use only dry mozzarella. The varietys in water are not suitable for this recipe

Keywords: Spicy low carb pizza

Serves: Four portions