Almond flour pizza crusts are crunchy, sturdy, and taste like a thin-crust regular pizza! I don’t eat gluten-free personally, but I have a lot of friends who do for medical reasons. They talk about how it can be discouraging when they have a pizza craving and their only options are ordering a pricy (some range from $18 or more for a small!) gluten-free crust for delivery, or a lackluster frozen gluten-free pizza crust from the grocery store. So, the hostess in my wanted to find a solution so that my gluten-free friends come enjoy pizza night with a fresh, warm pizza!

Per it’s name, an almond flour pizza uses almond flour in place of wheat flour. This adds extra protein and fat to the recipe. This will make a crunchy, denser crust. This density adds to the pizza’s sturdiness to support your favorite toppings! The additional of eggs and mozzarella cheese also adds more protein to this crust, which can help balance blood sugars after the meal.

A tip for picky eaters! If you use fresh basil instead of dried basil, it will turn the crust green! You can call this “hulk” or “grinch” pizza to make it fun for kids to try a new recipe. Build-you-own-pizza-nights are also a good opportunity to get your kids in the kitchen and interested in cooking.

For my friends who are gluten-free and dairy-free, I created this pizza recipe just for them!

Almond Flour Pizza

This delicious and diabetes friendly pizza is one you must try!
Prep Time15 mins
Cook Time30 mins
Total Time45 mins
Course: Lunch
Cuisine: American
Keyword: Kid-friendly, Party
Condition: Diabetes, Gluten Free, Heart Health, Low Sodium, PCOS
Servings: 4 servings

Ingredients

  • 2 cups almond flour
  • 2 eggs
  • 3/4 cup shredded mozzarella
  • 1 tbsp olive oil
  • 1/8 tsp salt
  • 1/2 tsp garlic powder
  • 1/4 tsp dried basil

Instructions

  • Preheat oven to 350 degrees and prepare baking sheet for pizza by laying with parchment paper.
  • Place pizza dough ingredients in a food processor and blend until all ingredients are evenly mixed into a dough.
  • Place dough on the prepared baking sheet and sprinkle with almond flour to prevent hands from sticking. Shape and pat into a thin disc. It should be about ¼ inches thick.
  • Place baking sheet in oven and let the dough bake for 15 minutes.
  • Take dough out and add desired pizza toppings.
  • Finish baking in the oven for another 15-20 minutes or until cheese is slightly brown.

Nutrition

Carbohydrates: 13g | Protein: 19g | Fat: 38g | Sodium: 236mg | Potassium: 46mg | Fiber: 6g

Please note:

Nutrition info is an estimate and may contain errors. 

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