DIY Keto Friendly Pizza Recipe

1 minute read • by Lauren Lester 02-05-2020

DIY Keto Friendly Pizza Recipe



PREP TIME: 10 minutes

COOK TIME: 20 minutes

TOTAL TIME: 30 minutes



NUTRITION FACTS (per serving): 

561 Calories  •  46g Total Fat

11.5g Carbohydrates   •  2.8g Fiber

8.7g Net Carbs  •  29.6g Protein


If you thought living a Keto-lifestyle meant no more pizza, think again!


This authentic tasting version combines pesto sauce and pepperoni atop a crispy low carb crust made with almond flour, egg and cheese. Select your favorite keto friendly toppings and invite all your friends over for a DIY pizza party keto-style. Buon appetito!

  • 2 cups shredded mozzarella cheese
  • 1 oz cream cheese
  • 1 cup almond flour
  • 1 egg
  • 1 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1 teaspoon Italian seasoning



  • 1/4 cup prepared pesto
  • 1 cup mozzarella cheese
  • 8 slices pepperoni
  • 4-5 basil leaves


  1. Preheat oven to 450° F and line a baking sheet with parchment paper.
  2. Combine the mozzarella and cream cheese in a large microwave safe bowl. Microwave for 45-50 seconds until melted. Add in the egg, almond flour, baking powder, and Italian seasoning. Mix well until smooth.
  3. Place the dough onto the baking sheet and use your hands to press into a large circle about ¼” thick. Transfer to the oven and bake for 10 minutes.
  4. Remove from the oven and top with toppings. Transfer back to the oven and bake for another 8-10 minutes until the cheese is bubbly.

Lauren Lester

Lauren Lester is a food photographer, recipe developer, and author. She is the founder of the creative content agency, Healthful Creative. HC specializes in helping food centered brands share their story through recipe development + food photography. Apart from Healthful Creative, she is also the co-founder of the Keto website, Cast Iron Keto.


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