Low carb fathead pizza with sausage ricotta kale _ low carb maven

Shares 3.1K Low Carb Sausage Kale Ricotta Pizza is my twist on an old upstate New York favorite. Medium green apple calories This version is quick & easy to prepare, low carb (6 net carbs) and gluten-free. Nutrition apple My family loves it!

I enjoyed some of the best pizza ever, when I lived in upstate New York! It was thin, crispy and sturdy enough that it would stand straight out. Nutrition applebee’s We would fold it in half lengthwise and chow down. Nutrition data apple I was in my twenties at the time and it was a thing to “go out for a slice” after work or after socializing at the local bars. Nutrition facts about apples As I said, that was some of the best pizza I’ve ever had. Nutrition facts apple In particular I loved a mozzarella, ricotta, and broccoli specialty pizza.


This recipe is my take on that pizza but using sauteed kale (or spinach) and Aidell’s Chicken & Apple Sausage. It would be considered a white pizza, but instead of a garlic sauce, I rub the crust with a clove of garlic and brush it with olive oil.

Like many of you low carbers, I miss a good pizza. Nutrition facts apples And like other low carb and keto bloggers, I have jumped on the Fathead Pizza (the Holy Grail!) bandwagon.

For those of you unfamiliar, the Fathead Pizza Dough is a low carb, ketogenic pizza dough made from cheese and almond flour. Nutrition facts for an apple It becomes a thin and crispy pizza crust when rolled out thinly and baked. Nutrition facts for apple It’s amazing! It’s a forgiving dough that is almost impossible to mess-up. Nutrition facts granny smith apple What I mean is… it’s so simple that anyone can make it.

I have been playing around with the ingredients and ingredient proportions for this low carb pizza dough for a few months now. Nutrition facts in apple It’s SO forgiving that I haven’t made a bad one yet, but I do have a favorite and a runner up as far as alternate ingredients go.

My favorite tweak to this dough is the addition of a little plain whey protein powder. Nutrition facts of an apple I feel it gives the dough a bread-like texture and enhances the flavor. Nutrition facts of apple My next favorite version is the addition of a little oat fiber 500 which not only results in a more bready texture, but tastes a little more bread-like. Nutrition facts on apples Incidentally, you don’t have to add either of these ingredients to get a good result.

I changed the ratios of ingredients to get a larger pizza and to get a result I liked better. Nutrition for apple I think that these simple additions enhance both texture and flavor. Nutrition in a apple If you don’t feel like adding the protein powder or don’t have it, add an additional ounce of blanched almond flour or use the original recipe.

If you haven’t tried this crust yet, and aren’t allergic to dairy or almonds, don’t wait any longer. Nutrition in an apple You can have your favorite pizza faster than it can be delivered. Nutrition in green apple Really!

You may be looking at the serving size and feeling sad. Nutrition info for apple Yeah, me too. Nutrition of an apple But this pizza is very nutritionally dense — or filling. Nutrition of apple For me, gone are the days of eating 3 pieces of pizza (or more) for dinner. Nutritional value of an apple Having healthily adjusted my thinking, I now enjoy one piece of this fathead pizza with a large dinner salad. Nutritional value of apple cider vinegar Nowadays, I find that I just want the taste of pizza and no longer have those intense pizza cravings.

I only use 1 sausage in this recipe because I feel that the amount of protein per serving is more than adequate, but add as much as you like.

If you’re looking for a more traditional pizza take a look at the Low Carb Supreme Pizza or Low Carb Pepperoni Pizza This Low Carb Sausage Kale Ricotta Pizza is 6 net carbs per serving!

Sauteed Kale: In a medium frying pan, heat 2 teaspoons of oil over medium heat. Nutritional value of apple juice Meanwhile, slice 1 clove of garlic and quickly wash and de-stem the Kale (or spinach). Nutritional value of green apples Saute the garlic in the pan until it softens, then add the kale and cook until wilted. Omega nutrition apple cider vinegar Remove from the heat.

Low Carb Pizza Crust: Place the 5 ounces of grated mozzarella cheese into a medium-sized microwave-safe bowl. One apple nutrition Cut the cream cheese into about 6-8 pieces and place in the bowl with the mozzarella. Recipe apple fritters Microwave the cheeses for 1 1/2 -2 minutes depending on the strength of your microwave. Recipe for apple fritters Stir the cheeses together. Recipe for apple juice Break the egg into the cheese and stir with a fork until combined. Recipe of apple juice It will take a minute to coax the two to blend. Red apple nutrition Add the almond flour and protein powder and blend completely. Red apple nutrition facts Sometimes I use my hand at the end and knead the dough until it is more elastic than sticky. Red delicious apple nutrition facts If it’s super sticky, let it cool a bit.

Method: Hands – Place a piece of parchment paper on a sheet pan and with oiled hands, pat the dough evenly into place. Red or green apples The dough will cover most of the sheet pan. Red vs green apples Dock (poke holes all over) with a fork.

Rolling Pin: Alternately, roll the dough out between two sheets of parchment paper. Red wine vinegar vs apple cider vinegar health benefits This is my preferred way. Small apple nutrition Remove the top piece of parchment and transfer the dough and parchment to the baking sheet. Small gala apple calories Dock (poke holes all over) with a fork.

Bake: Bake on the bottom rack for 8-10 minutes until golden brown. Small green apple calories Remove from the oven and rub the crust with a piece of garlic. Unsweetened applesauce nutrition facts Pour two teaspoons of oil onto the crust and spread with a spoon. 1 apple nutrition Add half of the mozzarella cheese, the sauteed kale, ricotta cheese, sausage and the remaining mozzarella. 1 apple nutrition facts Bake on the upper rack until the cheese has melted.

Hi! I’ve just discovered your blog through this recipe post and will be following! My attention snapped in when you mentioned Upstate NY and pizza. 1 green apple calories We enjoyed the most amazing white pizza when we lived there in the 1980s and I have never found anything close to it or been able to replicate anything like it so I can’t wait to try this recipe. Apple carbs I cook from scratch as much as possible, love farmers’ markets, and am LCHF. Apple carbs per serving I can’t wait to read more of what you’ve posted,and look forward to trying your recipes!

I am making the crust but I want to make it with a traditional red sauce, should I bake it for a little bit first, and then put the sauce, cheese, sausage (cooked) and pepperoni on it and cook it longer. Apple cider health benefits Just wondering how the crust would hold up if I didn’t cook it first and put on all the ingredients and then cooked it. Apple cider health benefits list Thanks!! Love your recipes!!!

Hi Mary. Apple cider juice health benefits Thanks for your nice compliment! I would cook the pizza dough first. Apple cider nutrition facts Then, add your toppings and cook just to heat. Apple cider vinegar contents I have found that with the red sauce, the crust is not as crispy. Apple cider vinegar health benefits liver Also, I like using the broiler to melt the cheese on top. Apple cider vinegar health benefits mayo clinic I hope this helps. Apple cider vinegar health benefits weight loss -Kim

Kim, Yes it did help! I did as you said and it was delicious!!! I found that if you let it sit for awhile and cool it isn’t so floppy, now I am going to check out your supreme pizza recipe and try that!! Thank you!!

One question – almond flour measurements are all over the place in many low carb recipes. Apple cider vinegar nutrition facts I’ve used 100grams=1cup as my standard and now am wondering if I’m off?

HI Jackie. Apple cider vinegar nutritional information Great question. Apple cider vinegar tablets reviews I use a very finely ground almond flour that weighs in at 85-90 grams a cup. Apple country animal hospital I do not pack my almond flour when measuring. Apple country club plaza If I include grams in my recipe, that means that I measured it while I was testing the final recipe. Apple country farm market Sometimes I forget. Apple country realty I hope this helps and that you like the recipe. Apple dietary fiber Have a nice weekend. Apple fiber -Kim

Interesting additions to fathead dough. Apple fiber content I make it and use 1 tsp xanthan gum. Apple fiber count I use it to make bagels. Apple fiber powder But next time I do I will be trying your crust recipe. Apple fruit nutrition My one question is do you ever use both whey protein powder and oat fiber?

Thanks, Janet. Apple juice nutrition facts I haven’t seen it with xanthan gum but I have seen psyllium husk used before. Apple juice nutrition label No, I have not made the dough with both protein powder and oat fiber. Apple muffins I did notice when making it with the oat fiber, it was just a little dry – my family remarked on it too. Apple muffins healthy Maybe 1 T of each would do the trick? If you use both, I would be interested in hearing what you thought. Apple muffins with applesauce Have a great day. Apple nutrition -Kim

Actually, Janice, I looked at several brands at my local store and the fat free had less carbs than the full fat. Apple nutrition carbs I don’t know if it was just those specific brands, if it was an anomaly, but I do look at labels before I make my purchases. Apple nutrition chart Thank you for your kindly worded comment. Apple nutrition data -Kim

Hi, I’m Kim. Apple nutrition facts A die-hard steak-lover, coffee-lover and the resident baker. Apple nutrition facts and benefits Are you looking for great Low Carb, Keto recipes with a gourmet vibe? You’re in the right place! My recipes are “so real” you won’t believe it. Apple nutrition facts and health benefits Sign up for my NEWSLETTER and never miss a post!

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