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Cheesy Keto Meat Crust Pizza Recipe

Looking for a delicious, low-carb alternative to your favorite pizza? This is the answer! This keto-friendly dish replaces the traditional pizza crust with a savory meat base, making it perfect for any occasion. Whether it’s a weekend treat, a quick weeknight dinner, or a fun meal for entertaining guests, this dish will surely impress with its rich flavors and satisfying texture. Plus, it’s packed with protein and healthy fats, making it a nutritious choice for those following a ketogenic lifestyle.

Cheesy Keto Meat Crust Pizza

Discover the joy of a pizza made entirely of meat – delicious, satisfying, and perfect for your keto diet.


  • 1 lb ground beef
  • 1 lb Italian sausage
  • 1 cup shredded mozzarella cheese
  • 1/2 cup grated Parmesan cheese
  • 1/2 cup pizza sauce (sugar-free)
  • 1 cup sliced pepperoni
  • 1 cup sliced mushrooms
  • 1/2 cup chopped bell peppers
  • 1/2 cup sliced black olives
  • 1 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1 teaspoon onion powder
  • 1 teaspoon Italian seasoning
  • Salt and pepper to taste


  1. Preheat your oven to 400°F (200°C).
  2. In a large bowl, combine the ground beef, Italian sausage, garlic powder, onion powder, Italian seasoning, salt, and pepper. Mix well until all the ingredients are evenly incorporated.
  3. Press the meat mixture into a large baking sheet or pizza pan, forming a crust. Make sure it’s evenly spread and about 1/2 inch thick.
  4. Bake the meat crust in the preheated oven for 15-20 minutes, or until it is cooked through and slightly browned.
  5. Remove the crust from the oven and carefully drain any excess grease.
  6. Spread the pizza sauce evenly over the meat crust.
  7. Sprinkle the shredded mozzarella and grated Parmesan cheese over the sauce.
  8. Arrange the pepperoni slices, mushrooms, bell peppers, and black olives on top of the cheese.
  9. Return the pizza to the oven and bake for an additional 10-15 minutes, or until the cheese is melted and bubbly.
  10. Remove from the oven and let it cool for a few minutes before slicing and serving. Enjoy your delicious, keto-friendly pizza!

Breakdown of Ingredients and Average Carb Content

Let’s break down the carb content for our pizza:

  • Ground Beef: 0g per pound
  • Italian Sausage: 4g per pound (varies by brand)
  • Shredded Mozzarella Cheese: 1g per cup
  • Grated Parmesan Cheese: 1g per 1/2 cup
  • Pizza Sauce (sugar-free): 4g per 1/2 cup (varies by brand)
  • Sliced Pepperoni: 0g per cup (varies by brand)
  • Sliced Mushrooms: 2g per cup
  • Chopped Bell Peppers: 6g per 1/2 cup
  • Sliced Black Olives: 2g per 1/2 cup
  • Garlic Powder: 1g per teaspoon
  • Onion Powder: 2g per teaspoon
  • Italian Seasoning: 1g per teaspoon
  • Salt and Pepper: 0g

Total carbs for the recipe: Approximately 24g (varies based on the amount of each ingredient used and specific brands).

Satisfy Your Cravings

Who says you can’t enjoy pizza on a keto diet? This Cheesy Keto Meat Crust Pizza is not just low in carbs but also bursting with flavor, making it a fantastic addition to your keto recipe collection. It’s a delightful twist on a classic favorite that will leave you and your guests wanting more. Give it a try and let the meaty magic goodness transform your mealtime!

Recipe Credit: Braag

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