Searching for a delicious, keto-friendly snack that satisfies your pizza cravings without the guilt? Look no further than these Zucchini Pizza Bites! Perfect for a quick snack, a light lunch, or even as a crowd-pleasing appetizer at your next gathering, these bites are not only delicious but also incredibly easy to make. With the fresh, crisp zucchini serving as a perfect base for the tangy sauce, gooey mozzarella, and spicy pepperoni, you’ll wonder why you haven’t tried this sooner. Plus, it’s a great way to sneak in some veggies!
Zucchini Pizza Bites
Transform your snack time with these easy-to-make, deliciously keto Zucchini Pizza Bites.
- 1 zucchini
- 2-3 tablespoons tomato or pizza sauce (use your favorite!)
- 1/2 cup mozzarella, grated
- 4-5 turkey pepperoni (cut into mini shapes or strips)
- Chopped parsley for garnish
- Slice zucchini into 1/2-inch rounds.
- Top each round with sauce, mozzarella, and pepperoni.
- Bake at 400 F for about 10 minutes, or until the cheese is melted and bubbly.
- Garnish with chopped parsley and serve hot!
Breakdown of Ingredients and Average Carb Content
Dive into the details of what makes these Zucchini Pizza Bites not only tasty but also keto-friendly:
- Zucchini: Virtually carb-free and packed with nutrients, it’s the perfect base for your pizza bites.
- Tomato or Pizza Sauce: Opt for a low-carb, sugar-free option to keep things keto-friendly. Average carb content is about 3g per tablespoon.
- Mozzarella Cheese: A keto favorite, providing creamy texture with minimal carbs, around 1g per 1/2 cup.
- Turkey Pepperoni: A lighter alternative to traditional pepperoni, with less fat and nearly zero carbs.
- Parsley: Adds a fresh burst of flavor without adding carbs.
Total carbs for this recipe can stay well under 10g, making it a guilt-free indulgence for those on a ketogenic diet.
A Slice of Keto Heaven
With these Zucchini Pizza Bites, you’re not just enjoying a keto-friendly snack; you’re indulging in a delicious, nutritious treat that satisfies your pizza cravings without the carb overload. They’re a testament to the versatility of zucchini and a reminder that staying on track with your keto diet doesn’t mean sacrificing flavor or fun in your meals. Give them a try, and watch these bites become a go-to in your keto recipe arsenal!
Recipe and image by @sara.haven