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Low-carb pizza recipe

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Get all the taste of that longed-for pizza with as few carbs as possible. Once you've tried this recipe, find more about some of the best low-carb diet food swaps to help keep off that weight.

Ingredients (serves 1 or 2 people dependant on how greedy you are) 

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
  • Sliced ham

Method

  • 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 (gas mark 7)
  • 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 10-12 minutes until lightly golden

Topping

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

Nutritional info 

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

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