If you love vegetarian keto pizza, you'll love green FatHead pizza.
It's the keto pizza that's topped with green vegetables, mint, and feta.
The mozzarella dough is an absolute classic keto pizza base.
What is fat head pizza?
FatHead pizza base is made with cheese, egg, and almond flour or coconut flour. It is the cheesy equivalent of the holy grail.
This keto pizza base is the most popular keto pizza recipe and is the most requested recipe from family members of readers who aren't even low carb.
Once you try this incredible cheesy keto pizza base, there is no turning back.
Pizza nutritional information:
WHEAT PIZZA CRUST: Traditional pizza (crust only, per slice): 25.5 g net carbs, 3.8 g protein, 3.4 g fat, 155 calories.
ALMOND FLOUR PIZZA CRUST: Fathead keto pizza (crust only, per slice): 2.4 g net carbs, 11 g protein, 16.8 g fat, 203 calories.
COCONUT FLOUR PIZZA CRUST: Fathead keto pizza (crust only, per slice): 1.8 g net carbs, 8.2 g protein, 9.4 g fat, 132 calories.
Nutritional values from cronometer.com
Full credit needs to go to Tom Naughton who created FatHead the movie and this recipe sensation. For anyone who doesn’t know, Fat Head Movie is a comedy-documentary by Tom Naughton (comedian and former health writer).
How to make a vegetarian keto pizza
A fresh healthy clean mix of mint, feta, spring onion, and courgettes/zucchini. Now, what's not to love about that? Spray or drizzle with olive oil and you have the best crispy keto pizza! The fresh taste of the mint and the feta make this beautiful pizza light and mouth-watering.
Not only can you make a regular low carb pizza with this mozzarella dough, but you can also make low carb crackers. The base is so incredibly versatile. What do you do with yours?
Carbs in pizza
NUTRITION VALUES: WHEAT BASED PIZZA CRUST VS THE FAT HEAD PIZZA BASE
Wheat pizza base nutrition: 27g net carbs, 3.8g protein, 3.4g fat – in addition, traditional wheat pizza will contain gluten and if store-bought, preservatives, artificial flavourings, and probably some trans fats.
Fathead pizza base nutrition: 4g net carbs, 11g protein, 16.8g fat
Also, remember you will only eat 1 or 2 slices of Fat Head Pizza compared to half to 1 regular pizza.
How to make a keto pizza crust
If you are an absolute beginner, you may want to see the supreme guide to making fat head dough even without a microwave. Can be made with almond flour or coconut flour EVEN WITHOUT a microwave PLUS 16 keto recipes to use it.
- Make your mozzarella dough.
- Roll between 2 sheets of baking parchment.
- Remove the top sheet of baking paper.
- Bake in a pre-heated oven until crsipy. Flip over once during cooking to ensure a crispy cooked pizza base.
How to add your toppings
Slice your green onion, zucchini, and fresh mint or fresh green herbs, and sprinkle them all over your baked keto pizza crust.
You can even spread pesto over the base for a beautiful keto garlic pizza.
More keto pizza recipes
If you love mozzarella dough, you'll also love keto cheeseburger pizza, fat head sausage rolls, and 10 meals you can make with fat head dough.
So go on, dive on in and make the best low-carb keto pizza this weekend, and ditch those carbs!
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Green FatHead Pizza Recipe
FatHead Pizza Base
- 170 g (1 ¾ cups) shredded/grated cheese mozzarella is the best or Edam/mild cheese
- 85 g (¾ cups) almond meal/flour
- 2 tablespoon cream cheese
- 1 eggs - medium
- salt to taste
- ½ teaspoon dried rosemary/ garlic or other flavourings optional
Green FatHead Toppings
- 1 zucchini/ courgette finely sliced
- handful fresh mint finely sliced
- ½ spring onion/scallion finely sliced
- feta crumbled
FatHead Pizza Base
- Mix the shredded/grated cheese and almond flour/meal in a microwaveable bowl. Add the cream cheese. Microwave on HIGH for 1 minute.
- Stir then microwave on HIGH for another 30 seconds.
- Add the egg, salt, rosemary and any other flavourings, mix gently.
- Place in between 2 pieces of baking parchment/paper and roll into a circular pizza shape. Remove the top piece of baking paper/parchment. If the mixture hardens and becomes difficult to work with, pop it back in the microwave for 10-20 seconds to soften again but not too long or you will cook the egg.
- Make fork holes all over the pizza base to ensure it cooks evenly.
- Slide the baking paper/parchment with the pizza base, on a baking tray (cookie tray) or pizza stone, and bake at 220C/425F for 12-15 minutes, or until brown.
- To make the base really crispy and sturdy, flip the pizza base over (onto baking paper/parchment) once the top has browned.
- Once cooked, remove from the oven and add all the toppings. Sprinkle the spring onion and mint then top with very very thin slices of zucchini/courgettes and finally crumbled feta.
- Bake again at 220C/425F for 5 minutes.
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Any ideas for substitutions for Almond flour? I am allergic to almonds. ?
Yes, I have made this with sunflower seeds I put in the coffee grinder (I ran out of almond meal one night and it worked a treat). Or try my pizza waffles which have coconut flour.
Sesame flour, maybe, or coconut flour... you would need to research how to adjust quantities to sub coconut for almond flour... coconut needs more liquid...
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How many ounces for the cheese and Almond milk? I see two different amounts here.
6oz cheese, 3oz almond meal/flour
Re nutritional info and calories for the FatHead pizza i.e NUTRITION INFORMATION
Serving size: 1 Slice (makes 6) Calories: 203 Fat: 16.8g Carbohydrates: 4g Sugar: 1g Fibre: 1.6g Protein: 11g
Is it 203 calories per slice once you've cut the whole pizza into 6 slices?
Or 203 calories for the whole pizza?.
That is per slice. I add my nitration values as a guide. You may be cutting more or less slices so may need to adjust this.
Hi Libby, can you make this recipe without a microwave?
Yes, there are plenty of readers here who have just used a saucepan on a very low heat to melt and combine the cheeses.
This sounds great. My hubby probably has Eos. Esoph. which medicine actually admits for once is a food related disorder. Seems to come from dairy. BUT, he seems to do okay with goat and sheep cheese. I think I can figure out a sub for the mozzerella, but I don't know about the cream cheese. Would chevre be too crumbly? My kids would really like this.---Terri
When you flip the crust over to make it crispier - how much more cooking time do you allow for this extra step? After this extra time - you add the toppings and bake some more, right? Tks.
I flip it over and cook only for another couple of minutes. It allows the base to brown on both sides and becomes quite sturdy. Then you add the toppings, bake again only for a couple of minutes to allow the toppings to warm through.