I used to hate squeezing zucchini or spinach until I discovered that a ricer does the job beautifully! This zucchini crust sounds good, but have you made it without the flour, like for a cauliflower crust? I am so happy to hear that, Genieve! OKAY IM JUST GOING TO SAY THAT MY ENTIRE FAMILY LOVES THIS PIZZA. Sorry to hear that, Lois! My husband raved about it. To both of the negatively directed comments above: There are approximately 95g carbs in one cup of flour. A lot better than Cauliflower. You'll end up with about a cup or so after it's been wrung dry. Turned out to be the perfect thickness too. 1/2 teaspoon salt Thank you for your recipe! Don’t put sauce on it until right before you’re going to eat it, though. This looks delicious! 20 minutes Thanks for stopping by! Spread the zucchini crust to be about 10 inches in diameter on your pizza pan and bake it until it is firm and golden brown. To freeze, prepare the low carb zucchini pizza crust recipe as written on the recipe card, but don’t add toppings. I wish I could share a picture of mine so everyone could see! I added garlic powder and italian seasoning to the batter and baked the crust to use as a base for “bread squares” to serve bruschetta. Thank you and Amen. Yield: Lay out a large piece of cheesecloth or a clean kitchen towel and, using a box grater, grate the … ","position":6,"name":"Slide the parchment paper with the pizza crust...","url":"https:\/\/www.melskitchencafe.com\/zucchini-pizza-crust\/#mv_create_990_6"},{"@type":"HowToStep","text":"Carefully remove the parchment and pizza crust from the oven and top with pizza sauce and toppings. I’ve made cauliflower pizza but wasn’t terribly impressed, though not disappointed either. Just pre-bake it before freezing, and add toppings to the frozen crust before baking. I use some of the juice in my green smoothies and retrieve the Zucchini out of the jucier’s waste bin. Do I need to squeeze the zucchini to remove the moisture? Looks good and loving the positive reviews. This is the BEST pizza crust I have made, hands down!! Simply spread out the shredded zucchini … Her description of this recipe as “low carb” is exactly right. Yum yum yum!! Like this: Even though the oven does most of the work for you in drying, it doesn’t hurt to pat the shredded zucchini lightly with paper towels. Do you think coconut flour would work as a substitute to regular or wheat flour? I have a Coconut sensitivity ! You may be able to crisp it up more by “finishing” it in a frying pan, but I haven’t tried that myself. Works pretty well. Crust: the dough is pretty soft and sticky so don't be afraid to grease your hands to pat the crust into an even thickness. Get the full low carb pantry shopping list, browse low carb product discounts, and visit my Amazon Shop! I made two pizza crusts today. Hi Shelly, I don’t get any detectable coconut flavor from this pizza crust. Maybe I should be on a quilt trip today, but I am not. Add pizza sauce, cheese and your favorite toppings, and return the pan to the oven at 400 degrees and bake for an additional 10-15 minutes. I used 3 small zucchinis and weighed them – they were a little under a pound so I added cauliflower to make up the difference. Even my picky picky husband loves it. Intriguing. I read this very carefully, then see I can’t make this as I’m allergic to coconut. I completely forgot that I have a pizza stone! FAIL!! It’s very soft and sticky and I know you’ll be wondering if there’s any way it will turn into a pizza you can actually pick up (I was nervous, too, the first time) but I promise it bakes perfectly in the oven, especially if you use the ingredient amounts in the recipe and follow tips #1 and #2 above. Bake for another 3-5 minutes until the cheese is melted and bubbly. I will forego the parchment paper and just put a cookie sheet on the shelf below the pizza an in case there is any leakage. Unlike many heavy pizza crust recipes, this one is very light – just 83 calories and 2 grams net carbs per slice. I love zucchini, but hubby doesn’t, and we both agreed this was amazing and didn’t really taste like zucchini anyway. Wholesome Yum | Natural, gluten-free, low carb recipes. As an Amazon Associate and member of other affiliate programs, I earn from qualifying purchases. I have a Calphalon pizza pan that has holes in it and I thought the crust might be too moist to place directly on the pan, but it wound up a little too moist on the bottom. If desired, place under broiler for a couple minutes to brown the cheese. Crust: the dough is pretty soft and sticky so don't be afraid to grease your hands to pat the crust into an even thickness. I’ve tried a few brands from the frozen section at the grocer but they were NOT tasty at all. Grease a 12- or 14-inch non-stick pizza pan. Thank you for your recipes. We loved this recipe! I’m intrigued… I think I’ll have to give this a try. Shredded mozzarella cheese Best of luck! The rating system isn’t really meant for opinions based on the look and ingredients of the recipe – it is there for those who have gone to the effort of making a recipe so they can rate whether they loved it, hated it, or somewhere in between. Again, low carb vs. no carb. Hi Phyllis, Yes, you can refrigerate it to use the next day if you like. With every new recipe my husband says “mels?” And I say “of course!”. I still can’t get over how much I loved this!!! Delicious! Hi Jenn, Protein powder generally is not nearly as absorbent as coconut flour, so I don’t usually recommend that replacement, but have not tried this specific brand. I spent a wonderful day after church making your French Bread rolls (we ate the last from the freezer) and delighting in your “quick and easy foolproof pizza”. What do you use to finely grate your zucchini? Rude or inappropriate comments will not be published. … Even though drying the zucchini was the worst! The recipe card is below! Aside from the classic fathead pizza crust, I regularly make cauliflower pizza crust, pizza stuffed mushrooms, and keto pizza casserole. Pizza/Baking Stone Thank you, Mel!! I could not get my spiralizer to work so I grated the zucchini, salted it and squeezed out the water. This is definitely not low carb. I’ve been looking for a reliable, delicious, veggie based pizza crust and THIS is it! 1/2 teaspoon dried basil And when you think it's wrung out all the way, wring it out some more. These easy keto recipes are sugar-free, LCHF, and often paleo. Mix into the bowl. Hi Eva, I have not tried this recipe with a pizza stone. I just can’t even imagine how this is going to taste. Hey Sheree – the box grater I’ve had is about 8 years old and sadly I can’t even remember what brand it is! I have a TON of zucchini from my garden so I made 16 personal size crusts to keep in the freezer for those nights when we’re really craving pizza! Follow @melskitchencafe on Instagram and show me the recipes you are making from my blog using the hashtag #melskitchencafe.