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step-by-step recipe for making a delicious keto bacon cheese pizza: recipe

step-by-step recipe for making a delicious keto bacon cheese pizza:

by @gusto254
Prep Time
20min
Cook Time
15min
Total Time
35min
AmericanLunchSide DishKeto

Indulge guilt-free in a tantalizing keto bacon cheese pizza, featuring a crispy crust, savory bacon, and gooey cheese, all in one flavorful low-carb delight!

Ingredients

6 Servings
(1 serving = 1 piece )

Ingredients: For the Crust:

  • 2cups
    shredded mozzarella cheese
  • 3/4cup
    almond flour
  • 2tbsp
    cream cheese
  • 1
    large egg
  • 1/2tsp
    garlic powder
  • 1/2tsp
    dried oregano

For the Toppings:

  • 1/2cup
    sugar-free pizza sauce
  • 1 1/2cups
    shredded mozzarella cheese
  • 1/2cup
    cooked bacon chopped
  • 1/2cup
    grated Parmesan cheese
  • Optional: sliced mushrooms

Method

Instructions:

  1. Preheat the Oven:

  2. Preheat your oven to 425°F (220°C).

  3. Prepare the Crust:

  4. In a microwave-safe bowl, combine 2 cups of shredded mozzarella cheese and 2 tablespoons of cream cheese.

  5. Microwave the mixture on high for about 1-2 minutes, until melted and easy to stir.

  6. Stir in 3/4 cup almond flour, 1 large egg, 1/2 teaspoon garlic powder, and 1/2 teaspoon dried oregano. Mix until well combined and a dough forms.

  7. Form the Crust:

  8. Place the dough between two sheets of parchment paper. Roll out the dough into a circular shape, about 1/4-inch thick.

  9. Remove the top sheet of parchment paper and transfer the dough (with the bottom parchment paper) onto a baking sheet or pizza stone.

  10. Bake the Crust:

  11. Bake the crust in the preheated oven for 8-10 minutes, until it starts to turn golden brown.

  12. Add the Sauce and Toppings:

  13. Remove the crust from the oven and spread 1/2 cup of sugar-free pizza sauce evenly over it.

  14. Sprinkle 1 1/2 cups of shredded mozzarella cheese over the sauce.

  15. Add the chopped bacon evenly across the pizza.

  16. Optionally, add any additional toppings like mushrooms, bell peppers, olives, and onions.

  17. Bake the Pizza:

  18. Return the pizza to the oven and bake for an additional 8-10 minutes, until the cheese is melted and bubbly.

  19. Finishing Touch:

  20. Remove the pizza from the oven and sprinkle 1/2 cup of grated Parmesan cheese on top.

  21. Allow the pizza to cool for a few minutes before slicing.

  22. Serve:

  23. Cut the pizza into slices and serve hot. Enjoy your delicious keto bacon cheese pizza!

  24. Tips:

  25. For an extra crispy crust, bake the crust a little longer before adding the sauce and toppings.

  26. You can adjust the toppings to your preference, making sure they are keto-friendly.

  27. Store any leftovers in the refrigerator and reheat in the oven or a toaster oven to retain the crispiness.

  28. Enjoy your homemade keto bacon cheese pizza!

Tips & Tricks

  1. For an extra crispy crust, bake the crust a little longer before adding the sauce and toppings.

  2. You can adjust the toppings to your preference, making sure they are keto-friendly.

  3. Store any leftovers in the refrigerator and reheat in the oven or a toaster oven to retain the crispiness.

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