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Low-Carb Pizza Crust Recipe-Ready to serve.

The Best Low-Carb Pizza Crust

This Low-Carb Pizza Crust recipe makes a crust everyone will love. This recipe can be part of a low-carb, keto, gluten-free, grain-free, diabetic, or Banting diet.

Course Main Course
Cuisine American, Italian, low-carb
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 16 minutes
Total Time 26 minutes
Servings 8
Calories 172 kcal
Author Annissa Slusher

Ingredients

  • 3/4 cup super fine almond flour
  • 2 cups mozzarella cheese finely shredded
  • 2 tablespoons cream cheese
  • 1/4 to 1/2 teaspoon sea salt (1/4 is enough unless you really love salt)

Instructions

  1. Place rack in the center of the oven. Preheat oven to 425º Fahrenheit. Have two sheets of parchment about 15" long, a rolling pin and a pizza pan or baking sheet ready.

    Low-Carb Pizza Crust Recipe-Rolling pin and Parchment ready.
  2. In a large saucepan, mix together the almond flour, mozzarella cheese, cream cheese and sea salt. Place mixture over low heat. Heat, stirring constantly, until cheese melts and the mixture becomes dough-like.

    Low-Carb Pizza Crust-Ingredients turning to dough.
  3. Place dough on one of the pieces of parchment. Shape into a disk. Cover with the other sheet of parchment. 

    Low-Carb Pizza Crust Recipe-dough between the parchment sheets.
  4. Roll dough out into a 12" diameter circle. 

    Low-Carb Pizza Crust Recipe-Rolled out crusts.
  5. Remove the top piece of parchment and slide the dough onto the pizza pan using the bottom piece of parchment.

    Low-Carb Pizza Crust Recipe-Rolled out crust ready for the oven.
  6. Poke holes in the dough using a fork.

    Low-Carb Pizza Crust Recipe-Poking holes in the crust.
  7. Place on center rack of the preheated oven. Bake for 6-8 minutes or until golden, watching carefully to prevent burning. Place pan on a cooling rack. Decrease oven temperature to 350º Fahrenheit. (You may need to open the oven door for a few minutes to allow excess heat to escape.)

    Low-Carb Pizza Crust Recipe-Crust ready for toppings.
  8. Optional: to crisp up the crust a bit more, flip the crust over and bake for an additional 3-5 minutes.

  9. Allow crust to cool 5-10 minutes. Place desired toppings on the crust. Bake an additional 5-8 minutes at 350º Fahrenheit, or until cheese has melted. Remove from oven and let cool about 5 minutes before cutting and serving.

    Low-Carb Pizza Crust Recipe-A piece served.

Recipe Notes

Serving size= 1/8 of pizza crust.

Net carbs per serving (g): 2

Nutrition Facts
The Best Low-Carb Pizza Crust
Amount Per Serving (1 slice)
Calories 172 Calories from Fat 126
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 14g 22%
Saturated Fat 5g 25%
Monounsaturated Fat 2g
Cholesterol 23mg 8%
Sodium 336mg 14%
Potassium 36mg 1%
Total Carbohydrates 4g 1%
Dietary Fiber 2g 8%
Protein 11g 22%
Vitamin A 6%
Calcium 28%
Iron 2%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.