Yep, that’s right. Meatzza. Every bit as decadent and delicious as it sounds. Great if you’re looking for low carb or keto pizza. It’s also Just. Plain. Fun. We’re a pizza-loving household and this one regularly makes it into the rotation. Easy to make, satisfying to eat, and fun to say. What more can you ask for!?
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Go Ahead, Have a Slice
Only four ingredients in this protein-rich crust make it so quick to pull together. I’ve kept the toppings simple too—but feel free to keep going from here. This is a fun, easy dinner. It’s also a welcome addition to any game day or movie night spread. I love this after a workout when I want (need!) a satisfying snack but crave something a little gluttonous. What can’t pizza do?
So take it from Me-atzza! (I’m not sorry.) This is a great way to do pizza night, or pizza anytime, a little differently. So what are you having for dinner tonight? Meatzza! Meatzza! 🍷🍕 – Linds x
What You Need:
This ingredient list is short and sweet! Here’s all you need:
- The meat – I use ground turkey here, although ground chicken, ground pork, or very lean ground beef will work too.
- The binder – parmesan cheese keeps this pizza in one piece while making it easy to actually hold a slice. It also adds a touch of flavor while keeping the meat nice-n’-juicy
- The flavor – I keep the seasoning simple with a sprinkle of Italian seasoning. This allows the toppings to shine. You can mix in whatever you like here — oregano, garlic powder, onion powder, etc.
How to Make Meatzza:
Meatzza us E-A-S-Y to make. Here’s all you need to do:
- Combine turkey, egg, grated parmesan cheese, and Italian seasoning with your hands.
- Shape into a 3/4″ thick circle on a rimmed baking sheet.
- Cover your crust with toppings.
- Bake in the preheated oven until the internal temp of your pizza reaches 165 F.
Keto Pizza Toppings
Top your meatzza pizza as you would any regular pizza — this crust works with all your favorites! Here are some ideas:
- Sauce – most pizza sauces are loaded in sugar, so, read labels carefully or make your own (check out my keto pizza sauce or keto BBQ sauce).
- Keto cheese – cheddar, jack, or mozzarella cheese ar great options.
- Keto vegetables – add your favorites, such as onions, mushrooms, bell peppers, you name it!
- Extras – maybe some black olives? Pepperoncinis? Fresh parsley or basil leaves?
Storing + Reheating
This keto meatza pizza is best served immediately, as lean meats (turkey/chicken/pork) dry out the more they’re cooked and reheated. If you have leftovers and plan to reheat them, do so in the microwave.
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- 1 Pound Ground Turkey (note 1)
- 1 Egg
- 2 Tablespoons Parmesan Cheese grated
- 1/2 Tablespoon Italian Seasoning
- 1 cup Keto Pizza Sauce (note 2)
- 1 - 1 1/2 cups Mozzarella shredded
- 1/4 cup basil sliced
- Prep. Preheat oven to 450 F and line a rimmed baking sheet with parchment paper.
- Combine. In a medium bowl, mix ground turkey (1 pound), egg (1), grated parmesan cheese (2 tablespoons), and Italian seasoning (1/2 tablespoons) together with your hands until everything is well incorporated.
- Shape the meat into a circle on your prepared baking sheet, until it's ¾” thick.
- Bake. Cover your crust in pizza sauce (1 cup), and cheese (1-1 1/2 cups), and bake in the preheated oven until the internal temp of the center of your pizza has reached 165 F, about 17-19 minutes. Allow pizza to cool, then slice, sprinkle with fresh basil, and enjoy!
Fans Also Made These Low Carb Recipes:
- Meat - ground beef can be used without any modifications.
- Pizza sauce - storebought products are often loaded with sugar. I usually make my own or read labels carefully before grabbing a jar.
- Nutritional information is based on 1 slice if you cut your pizza into 6 slices: