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These Low-Carbohydrate Pizzas were easy to make, looked great and tasted even better. Fortunately they reduce your cravings for an expensive and unhealthy Dominoes, without shooting you overboard on carbohydrates (and fats). So bake these ‘Two on Tuesday’ to prevent an impulse order wrecking your wallet and your diet!

The initial recipe costs less than £3 to make, and the latter sub £4! For reference an ordered medium pizza from one of the big name sellers is rarely under £10.99.

The initial recipe was made for me by a friend at university, who then gave me the recipe- it is not my own! (original: http://www.thelondoner.me/2013/09/carb-free-pizza.html and more from @RosieLondoner).

The second is a lower fat alternative I experimented with, so it may need a bit more practice to get right than the first! :).

 

Low Carbohydrate Pizza:

 

Ingredients:

Pizza base:

  • 1 large cauliflower (grated 200g),
  • 1 large whole egg,
  • 60g grated mozzarella,
  • 30g grated parmesan,
  • 1 rounded teaspoon of pureed garlic,
  • 1 teaspoon of basil & 1 teaspoon of oregano,
  • Pink salt and black pepper to taste.

Pizza topping:

  • 60g grated mozzarella,
  • 40g tomato puree,
  • Musclefoods sliced ham.

Recipe:

  • Grate cauliflower into bowl (200g) until it resembles rice/cous cous.
  • Cover and microwave for 4 minutes
  • Place in tea towel and ring till all water is drained from the cauliflower
  • Place Cauliflower into a large bowl and add all remaining (base) ingredients
  • Mix until consistency and mixture are even
  • Pre-heat oven and tray to 220 degrees
  • Spread a very thin layer of coconut oil on grease proof paper
  • Spread mixture evenly upon the paper, around 7 inches in diameter
  • Place in oven for 10-12 minutes till lightly golden

(Topping):

  • Remove base from oven
  • Spread tomato puree evenly across the base
  • Sprinkle mozzarella evenly
  • Two slices of diced/torn musclefoods sliced ham
  • Place back in oven for 5-7 minutes at same heat; baking as to your desired texture/colour!

Voila! You have a low-carb pizza to serve 1-2 people.

 

Macros:

Rough macros breakdown: (may differ slightly between brands)

  • Protein: 53g
  • Fats: 26g
  • (Total) Carbohydrates: 10g

Now, for those of you who know you’ll eat the whole pizza, but think the fat macros are looking a touch too high; don’t panic! I knocked up a little alternative for you.

 

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Low Carbohydrate (Reduced Fat) Pizza:

 

Ingredients:

Pizza base:

  • 1 large cauliflower (grated 200g),
  • 2 medium egg whites,
  • 60g low-fat grated mozzarella,
  • 30g grated parmesan,
  • 1 rounded teaspoon of pureed garlic,
  • 1 teaspoon of basil & 1 teaspoon of oregano,
  • Pink salt and black pepper to taste.

Pizza topping:

  • 60g low fat grated mozzarella,
  • 40g tomato puree,
  • 2 slices pastrami,
  • 50g cooked chicken breast.

Recipe:

  • Grate cauliflower into bowl (200g)
  • Cover and microwave for 4 minutes
  • Place in tea towel and ring till all water is drained from the cauliflower
  • Place Cauliflower into a large bowl and add all other (base) ingredients
  • Mix until consistency and mixture are even
  • Pre-heat oven and tray to 200 degrees
  • Spread a very thin layer of coconut oil on grease proof paper
  • Spread mixture evenly on the paper, around 7 inches in diameter
  • Place in oven for 12-15 minutes till lightly golden
  • Tip: keep an eye out for air pressure bubbles to burst early so they don’t ruin the base!

(Topping):

  • Spread tomato puree evenly across the base
  • Sprinkle mozzarella evenly
  • Add two slices of diced/torn pastrami and chicken breast
  • Place back in oven for 6-8 minutes; baking as to your desired texture/colour!

Macros:

Rough macros breakdown: (may differ slightly between brands)

  • Protein: 65g
  • Fats: 20g
  • (Total) Carbohydrates: 10g

 

 

Both recipes were made to my personal taste- I love garlic and Italian herbs unsurprisingly- so feel free to alter them as to your own taste, and as always tweet your masterpieces to @LDN_Muscle and @MB_LDNM.

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