Deep Dish Pizza with Almond Crust
High Protein | Low Carb | Paleo | Keto | Vegan/Vegetarian Option
Makes: one 9-inch pizza
The best guilt-free tasty, gluten-free, nutritious deep dish pizza recipe is layered with goodness
3 tablespoon olive or vegetable oil
3 tablespoon coconut flour
2-1/2 cups blanched almond meal (flour)
1/2 teaspoons (1g) baking soda
1 jar (314ml) of organic pizza sauce by Just Sauce™
200 – 400 grams of dairy-free mozzarella cheese, grated
Spinach or other vegetables
meat or beans and/or protein-rich veggies
Preheat the oven to 400F (200C) and position the rack in the centre. Lightly grease a 9-inch round baking dish.
In a large bowl, whisk, add the almond meal, coconut flour, baking soda, and whisk until no lumps remain. Set aside
In a large bowl, whisk the eggs and olive oil until well blended. Add the flour mixture. Stir to form a ball. Roll out between 2 parchment paper into a 12-inch circle. Place in a prepared baking pan, and use your fingers to press dough into the pan. Bake for 10 – 12 minutes. Remove from the oven and let cool slightly.
Reduce oven temperature to 375F (190C). Fill dough starting with some cheese, sauce, spinach, meat, sauce, and finish with cheese. Bake for another 8-10 minutes. Remove from the oven and let cool for 5 - 10 minutes. Serve and enjoy!