Zucchini-Crusted Pizza Recipe - Low Carb & Healthy

Low carb recipe for Zucchini-Crusted Pizza which belongs to the Sides recipe category.

Ingredients Needed

  1. 3 cups (440 g) shredded zucchini
  2. 3 eggs
  3. cup (40 g) rice protein powder or (35 g) soy powder
  4. 1 cups (175 g) shredded mozzarella, divided
  5. cup (50 g) grated Parmesan cheese
  6. A pinch or two of dried basil teaspoon salt
  7. teaspoon pepper
  8. Oil
  9. 1 cup (240 ml) sugar-free pizza sauce
  10. Toppings as desired (sausage, pepperoni, peppers, mushrooms, or
  11. whatever you like)

Cooking Instructions

Preheat the oven to 350F (180C, or gas mark 4).

Sprinkle the zucchini with a little salt and let it sit for 15 to 30 minutes.

Put it in a strainer and press out the excess moisture.

Beat together the strained zucchini, eggs, protein powder, cup (60 g) of mozzarella, Parmesan, basil, salt, and pepper.

Spray a 9 13-inch (23 33-cm) baking pan with nonstick cooking spray and spread the zucchini mixture in it.

Bake for about 25 minutes or until firm.

Brush the zucchini crust with a little oil and broil it for about 5 minutes until it's golden.

Next, spread on the pizza sauce and add the remaining 1 cup (120 g) of mozzarella and other toppings.

(If you're using vegetables as toppings, you may want to saute them a bit first.

) Bake for another 25 minutes and then cut into squares and serve.

Serving Yield

4 generous servings

Nutrition Information

Each with 14 grams of carbohydrates and 2 grams of fiber, for a total of 12 grams of usable carbs and 22 grams of protein. (Analysis does not include toppings.)