Low-Carb Pizza Dough Recipe

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Living the low-carb lifestyle but missing those indulgent pizza nights? Then you must try this recipe for "Fat Head" dough. It's keto-friendly, gluten-free, grain-free, and quickly becoming the holy grail of low-carb crusts. Plus, there's no cauliflower in this dish. Load it up with your favorite toppings and enjoy your guilt-free pizza!

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Things You'll Need

  • 2 tablespoons cream cheese

  • 1 1/2 cups shredded mozzarella

  • 3/4 cup almond flour

  • 1 teaspoon garlic powder

  • 1 teaspoon onion powder

  • 1 teaspoon Italian seasoning

  • 1 egg

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Step 1

Preheat your oven to 400° F.

Place the cream cheese and shredded mozzarella in a microwave-safe bowl and microwave for 1 minute on high.

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Step 2

Remove the bowl from the microwave and mix the two cheeses together until combined.

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Step 3

Add the almond flour, garlic powder, onion powder, Italian seasoning and egg to the cheese mixture and stir until the dough comes together.

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Step 4

Form the dough into a ball and place it between two pieces of parchment paper. Use a rolling pin to roll the dough to 1/4" thickness.

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Step 5

Place the pizza crust on a parchment-lined baking sheet and prick the dough all over with a fork to prevent bubbles from forming.

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Step 6

Bake at 400° F for 12 minutes until lightly browned.

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Step 7

Remove the crust from the oven and spread pizza sauce on top. Add more mozzarella followed by your favorite toppings.

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Step 8

Bake the pizza for 5 to 7 minutes until the cheese has melted and the toppings have cooked.


For a crunchier crust, bake the pizza a few minutes longer.

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