Keto white pizza

Keto white pizza

Pizza without tomato sauce? You definitely won't miss the red carpet in this white version. We ditched the tomatoes and gluten, doubled up on cheese and added a dash of rosemary. Less is more!

Keto white pizza

Pizza without tomato sauce? You definitely won't miss the red carpet in this white version. We ditched the tomatoes and gluten, doubled up on cheese and added a dash of rosemary. Less is more!
USMetric
2 servingservings

Ingredients

Crust
  • 2 2 eggeggs
  • 13 cup 80 ml sour cream
  • 2 tbsp 2 tbsp mayonnaise
  • ¾ cup (3 oz.) 180 ml (85 g) almond flour
  • 1 tbsp 1 tbsp ground psyllium husk powder
  • 1 tsp 1 tsp baking powder
  • ½ tsp ½ tsp salt
Topping
  • ½ cup 120 ml sour cream
  • ¾ cup (3 oz.) 180 ml (85 g) mozzarella cheese, shredded
  • ½ cup (113 oz.) 120 ml (40 g) shredded Parmesan cheese
  • 1 tsp 1 tsp fresh rosemary or dried rosemary
  • 18 tsp 18 tsp ground black pepper
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Instructions

Instructions are for 2 servings. Please modify as needed.

  1. Preheat the oven to 350°F (175°C).
  2. Whisk together eggs, sour cream, and mayonnaise. Add the remaining ingredients and mix well. Let sit for 5 minutes.
  3. With the help of a lightly oiled rolling pin or spatula, spread out the batter on a baking sheet lined with parchment paper. It shouldn't be thicker than ½ inch (1 cm).
  4. Bake for 10 minutes. The crust should be lightly golden, don't overdo it. Remove from the oven and let cool for a few minutes. Turn upside down.
  5. Spread sour cream (or crème fraîche) on top. Add grated cheese. Sprinkle with rosemary and pepper.
  6. Place the pizza back in the oven and bake for another 5-10 minutes. Watch out so the edges don't get too much color.
  7. Remove the pizza from the oven, grate, or slice parmesan on top. Serve immediately.

Tip!

Almond flour-based dough satiates way more than others. You can also make smaller pizza portions that are great for snacks. Feel free to reheat the pizza the day after, light up your kids' faces (and your own!) by taking their lunchboxes to the next level. You can also make an extra crust to keep in the fridge for 2-3 days or freeze for future use. When in need, you only have to fix the topping.

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19 comments

  1. Analiz De Jesús López
    Can I omit the mayonnaise ir creme Fraiche? What can I use to substitute for the ground psyllium husk ?
  2. lisa
    Is the crust crunchy? That is what I miss the most!
  3. Carolbee
    The 'original' of this is called flammenkueche and it comes from Alsace. They use fromage blanc and top it with onions and lardons. Yum!
  4. Luper
    Can the crust be made with coconut flour instead of the almond flour?
  5. Haley
    What type of shredded cheese should be used?
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  7. Kelly
    What can I use to substitute for the ground psyllium husk ?
    Reply: #8
  8. Kristin Parker Team Diet Doctor

    What can I use to substitute for the ground psyllium husk ?

    There is not a good substitute for the psyllium. It gives a pliability to the finished product that other ingredients won't. If you do not have psyllium, you may wish to try another crust and use the "white" toppings from this recipe on that crust.

    --Kristin

  9. Josh
    Loved this recipe! Added chicken and oregano to the mix!
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  11. Lj
    Just made this! Loved it! Will add shredded chicken next time!
    Reply: #13
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  13. Deirdre
    Lj, does the crust turn out crispy?
  14. Caroline
    My crust didn't turn out very crispy but it was still pretty good. I used shredded mozzarella and topped with crushed red pepper and jalapenos.
  15. Joanna
    This is not my favourite pizza recipe on this site. The crust was too spongy and weird for me and I used sour cream for the "sauce" base and that just didn't work for me. But I thank you for always being inventive and giving us new things to try. I did think it was better the next day reheated because the crust dried out just a bit.
  16. Christine
    I was very skeptical about this recipe, especially when the crusts came out of the oven because they were quite spongy in texture as the previous commentator has noted. However, the pizza did taste really very nice, especially with the addition of some slices of chicken and green onion. As a result of having made this pizza, I was able to resist the delicious-smelling thin crust gourmet pizza that my family was enjoying, which I consider a big victory.
  17. Jordana
    just made this pizza using créme fraîche. baked it on the pizza stone, and it turned out crispy and BETTER than a regular pizza. HOORAY! a new friday favourite at ours! will definitely have to try with chicken and perhaps caramelised onions next time!
  18. jan25
    The crust was too spongy and resembles to bread
    I am looking for a crispier recipe
    Topping like a flammenkueche is always OK
    Reply: #19
  19. Crystal Pullen Team Diet Doctor

    The crust was too spongy and resembles to bread
    I am looking for a crispier recipe
    Topping like a flammenkueche is always OK

    There are a couple of important elements in this one, make sure it is thin and flip the crust before topping. Another option you may enjoy is the Kedough Pizza. https://www.dietdoctor.com/recipes/sullivans-kedough-pizza

  20. Lori
    Another great recipe from Diet Doctor! For my crust, I used 1/2 mayo & 1/2 sour cream. I read the reviews so I made sure I did spread my crust thin on parchment paper. Then I prebaked my crust and flipped it over and lightly baked it again on the other side before putting on any toppings. I cooked mine on a pizza stone, as one reviewer suggested. Then I topped it with the sour cream mixture. I did add a little garlic powder, dried parsley, salt & pepper to my creamy mixture. Finally, I sprinkled mozzarella & parmesan cheese on top and topped it off with sliced green onions. My crust was not soggy at all. I wasn't sure I'd enjoy the sour cream base, but this pizza was absolutely delicious! Thank you Diet Doctor for all the delicious recipes on your site!
    Reply: #21
  21. Kerry Merritt Team Diet Doctor

    Another great recipe from Diet Doctor! For my crust, I used 1/2 mayo & 1/2 sour cream. I read the reviews so I made sure I did spread my crust thin on parchment paper. Then I prebaked my crust and flipped it over and lightly baked it again on the other side before putting on any toppings. I cooked mine on a pizza stone, as one reviewer suggested. Then I topped it with the sour cream mixture. I did add a little garlic powder, dried parsley, salt & pepper to my creamy mixture. Finally, I sprinkled mozzarella & parmesan cheese on top and topped it off with sliced green onions. My crust was not soggy at all. I wasn't sure I'd enjoy the sour cream base, but this pizza was absolutely delicious! Thank you Diet Doctor for all the delicious recipes on your site!

    Thanks for your comment, Lori! So glad you loved it!

  22. DEBORAH
    If you don't have a pizza stone, just use a preheated cast iron skillet. Can even flip it over and use the bottom as a pizza stone.....just do your crust on parchment paper and slide the whole thing onto the overturned skillet bottom.

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