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A delicious low carb pizza casserole that will be enjoyed by all. The gluten free crust uses a simple mix of eggs, cheese, and cream so no special ingredients are needed.
Although I set out to make a casserole with pizza flavor, the end result of the recipe turned out to be more of a low carb pizza made in a casserole dish. The crust layer is made with a mix of eggs, cream, and a variety of cheeses along with a little garlic and dried oregano seasonings.
The pizza needs to be made in a baking dish with sides. The mixture for the gluten free crust is thin and the baking pan needs to contain the liquid. I used a 9×13 casserole pan, but the recipe could easily be doubled to fit into an 18×26 jelly roll pan for a party sized sheet pizza.
I’m not always successful getting my husband to eat my low carb dishes because he is very picky when it comes to food. He was a little hesitant to try this low carb pizza casserole because he knew it didn’t have a regular crust.
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However, when I told him what the crust was made of he agreed to give it a try. After all, he enjoys eating scrambled eggs with cheese so there was no reason for him not to like something made with the same ingredients.
After taking a bite, my husband actually told me it was one of the best low carb dishes I have ever made. That’s when I knew the recipe would be a success!
If he liked it, I know others are going to love this one. It really does taste just like a regular pizza with a soft thick crust. And, there’s no special ingredients needed to make the delicious low carb pizza casserole.
We actually enjoyed this pizza so much that I made another one two days later with some vegetables added on top. I also plan to make it in a larger size for my daughter’s birthday party next month in addition to ordering regular pizzas.
I’m sure that once others give the thick crust pizza a try, they may not even bother with the high carb ones any more. And, it’s sure to win over those who are gluten free.
Some have even told me that they love this low carb pizza casserole better than the popular Fat Head one. I love that there’s no need to roll out a dough with this recipe.
And, it’s made with regular every day ingredients so you won’t have to worry about buying any expensive low carb flour. However, if you have an egg sensitivity, you’ll definitely want to find another recipe like my egg-free Fat Head dough.
The pizza crust used in this recipe is really just a high cheese omelette. But, with the sauce and toppings added, no one has been able to tell it’s an egg based crust.
I have made other keto pizza crusts. Some of them include a cauliflower crust, coconut flour pizza crust and a deep dish pan pizza. Although those are also great recipes, I always go back to this low carb pizza casserole because it’s the easiest to make.
Just give the recipe a try and see for yourself. My sister shared the recipe with her friends on Facebook and it went viral within her community.
You can also change up the flavor by using different cheese and toppings. You will want to keep the mozzarella and it gives the crust a good texture.
I’ve also changed up the sauce and turned this basic recipe into a gourmet low carb white pizza topped with spinach, bacon, blue cheese, and sliced tomatoes. There’s really endless ways to customize the recipe.
How to Make a Keto Pizza Casserole Video
Low Carb Pizza Casserole – Gluten Free
Low Carb Pizza Casserole - Gluten Free
- 4 oz cream cheese softened
- 4 large eggs
- 1/3 cup heavy cream
- 1/4 cup Parmesan cheese grated
- 1/2 teaspoon minced garlic
- 1/2 teaspoon dried oregano
- 1 cup Parmesan, Asiago or Romano cheese any combination can be used
- 2 cups mozzarella cheese full fat
- 1/2 cup low carb pizza sauce
- Pizza toppings optional
Preheat oven to 350°Grease 13x9 inch baking pan.
In food processor or with electric mixer, combine cream cheese and eggs until smooth. Add the cream, Parmesan, garlic and oregano. Blend until ingredients are well combined.
Sprinkle the Asiago (Parmesan or Romancheese and 1 cup of the mozzarella cheese in the bottom of the greased baking pan. Pour egg mixture over the cheese.
Bake for 30 minutes then remove from oven.
Spread with the pizza sauce. Add pizza toppings over top if desired. Cover with remaining 1 cup mozzarella.
Using oven broiler on high, broil a few inches from the heat elements until top is brown and bubbly.
Let sit for a few minutes before cutting.
Makes 8 slices
Per Slice: 229 calories, 19g fat, 2g carb, 0.1g fiber, 2.0g net carb, 12g protein