The Best Low-Carb Pizza

DIFFICULTY Intermediate

Don’t want to be the only one in the family unable to enjoy a good pizza? Try this amazing recipe for the perfect low-carb pizza.

YIELDS 4 Servings

PREP TIME 15 mins

COOK TIME 20 mins

TOTAL TIME 35 mins

Ingredients

CRUST

 1 ½ cups (6 oz) shredded mozzarella
 2 tbsp (1 oz) cream cheese
 ¾ cup 2.45 oz) almond flour
 2 tsp baking powder
 1 tsp yeast (optional) or sub 1 tsp vinegar
 ½ tsp salt
 1 large egg

ALFREDO SAUCE

 1 tbsp butter
  cup heavy cream
 ¾ cup freshly grated parmesan cheese
 56 cloves roasted garlic, smashed into a paste

TOPPINGS

 3 oz steak, cooked rare and sliced thin
 2 tbsp freshly grated parmesan cheese
 ¾ cup (3 oz) shredded mozzarella
 1 scallion, sliced

Instructions

1. Preheat oven to 400°F

 

MAKE CRUST

2. Melt mozzarella and cream cheese together until fully melted. Stir until combined.

3. Whisk together almond flour, baking powder, yeast, and salt in a separate bowl.

4. Add to melted cheese along with 1 egg. Mix well until dough is fully homogenous. Dough will be sticky.

5. Oil hands and press into greased 12-inch cast iron skillet, going up sides slightly.

 

6. Bake for 8-10 minutes or until just starting to turn golden.

MAKE SAUCE WHILE CRUST IS COOKING

7. Melt butter in a small saucepan, then add heavy cream. Heat until just starting to simmer.

8. Add garlic paste and parmesan, turn off heat, and stir until cheese is fully melted.

WHEN CRUST IS DONE BAKING

9. When crust is done in the oven, top with about 2/3 of the sauce. Add sliced steak, parmesan, mozzarella, and finish with sliced scallion.

10. Bake for 10-12 minutes or until cheese is melted and starts to brown.

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