Easy Keto Eggplant Pizza Bases Recipe for a Delicious Low-Carb Meal

Discover the Joy of Keto Eggplant Pizza Bases

Are you craving pizza on your keto journey but worried about the carbs? Worry no more! Keto Eggplant Pizza Bases are here to save the day. This ingenious recipe allows you to indulge in your pizza cravings without compromising your diet goals. It’s a game-changer for anyone on a ketogenic diet, offering a low carb, high fat alternative that’s as delicious as it is nutritious.

Imagine biting into a crispy, savory base that perfectly complements your favorite toppings, all while keeping your carb intake in check. That’s what these Keto Eggplant Pizza Bases offer. They’re not just a substitute for traditional pizza crust; they’re an upgrade for anyone looking to maintain a healthy lifestyle without giving up the joy of pizza.

Keto Eggplant Pizza Base

The Perfect Keto Solution: Eggplant Pizza Bases

As a lover of both pizza and living a ketogenic lifestyle, I was determined to find a solution that allowed me to enjoy the best of both worlds. That’s how I stumbled upon the concept of using eggplant as a pizza base. Not only is eggplant low in carbohydrates, but it’s also rich in fiber and nutrients, making it an ideal ingredient for anyone on a keto diet.

The key to these Keto Eggplant Pizza Bases lies in their simple yet powerful ingredients. Almond flour provides a gluten-free, low carb alternative to traditional wheat flour, while eggs and Parmesan cheese add protein and healthy fats that are essential for keto dieters. The Italian seasoning and garlic powder infuse each bite with classic pizza flavors, ensuring you don’t miss out on any of the taste you love.

Every component of this recipe has been carefully selected to create a base that is not only satisfying and keto-friendly but also versatile. Whether you’re in the mood for a classic Margherita or a more adventurous topping combination, these bases provide the perfect canvas for your culinary creativity.

Ingredients for Keto Eggplant Pizza Base

Mastering the Art of Keto Eggplant Pizza Bases

Creating the perfect Keto Eggplant Pizza Base is an art, but with these tips, you’ll be crafting masterpieces in no time. Start by selecting medium-sized eggplants that feel heavy for their size, as these tend to be fresher and will yield a better texture for your bases.

When slicing your eggplant, aim for uniform thickness to ensure even cooking. Brushing each round with olive oil before seasoning will not only add flavor but also help them roast to perfection. Keep an eye on them as they cook; you’re looking for a golden-brown hue and a tender texture.

The almond flour mixture should resemble a sticky dough. If it’s too dry, add a little more whisked egg until you reach the right consistency. This will ensure your bases hold together and provide a sturdy foundation for your toppings. Remember to let the bases cool slightly after the initial bake; this makes them easier to handle and helps the toppings adhere better.

Keto Eggplant Pizza Base in Oven

Variations to Spice Up Your Keto Eggplant Pizza Bases

Spicy Chicken Alfredo

Top your base with a creamy Alfredo sauce, cooked shredded chicken, and a sprinkle of red pepper flakes for a spicy twist. The richness of the sauce pairs beautifully with the subtle flavors of the eggplant.

Vegetarian Delight

For a veggie-packed option, layer on grilled zucchini, bell peppers, mushrooms, and a dollop of pesto. This colorful array not only looks appealing but also adds a variety of textures and flavors.

Bacon and Blue Cheese

Combine crispy bacon bits with crumbled blue cheese for a bold and savory combination. The saltiness of the bacon enhances the eggplant’s natural flavors, while the blue cheese adds a tangy kick.

Substitutions for Your Keto Eggplant Pizza Bases

If you’re looking to switch things up or accommodate dietary restrictions, there are several substitutions you can make while keeping your pizza bases keto-friendly.

For a nut-free alternative, try using coconut flour in place of almond flour. Keep in mind that coconut flour is more absorbent, so you’ll need to adjust the quantity accordingly.

Dairy intolerant? Swap out the Parmesan cheese for nutritional yeast to maintain that cheesy flavor without the lactose. You’ll also get the added benefit of vitamins and minerals that nutritional yeast provides.

And for those who prefer a different type of cheese, mozzarella can be used in place of Parmesan for a milder taste and a gooey texture that’s reminiscent of classic pizza.

Frequently Asked Questions About Keto Eggplant Pizza Bases

Can I make these pizza bases ahead of time? Absolutely! Prepare the bases and store them in the refrigerator for up to 2 days. Reheat in the oven before adding your toppings.

Are these pizza bases freezer-friendly? Yes, you can freeze the bases after the initial bake. Wrap them tightly in plastic wrap and freeze for up to a month. Thaw and reheat in the oven before adding toppings.

How do I prevent the bases from becoming soggy? Ensure you roast the eggplant rounds until they’re golden brown before adding the almond flour mixture. This helps to remove excess moisture and create a firmer base.

Can I use a different vegetable for the base? While eggplant is ideal for its texture and carb content, zucchini or portobello mushrooms can also be used as alternatives for a different twist on the recipe.

What are some keto-friendly toppings I can use? Stick to toppings like meats, cheese, and low-carb vegetables. Avoid sugary sauces and high-carb toppings to keep the pizza keto-friendly.


Keto Eggplant Pizza Bases

Elevate your pizza game with these innovative Keto Eggplant Pizza Bases. Perfectly low carb, these bases serve as a delicious foundation for your favorite pizza toppings, without the guilt. They're crispy on the outside, tender on the inside, and absolutely packed with flavor.
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Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 20 minutes
Total Time 35 minutes
Course Dinner
Cuisine Italian
Servings 4 bases
Calories 210 kcal


  • Oven
  • Baking sheet
  • Parchment paper
  • Mixing bowls
  • Whisk
  • Measuring cups and spoons
  • Pastry brush


  • 2 medium eggplants approx. 1 pound or 450 grams each
  • 1 cup almond flour 96 grams
  • 2 large eggs
  • ½ cup grated Parmesan cheese 50 grams
  • 1 tsp garlic powder 3.1 grams
  • 1 tsp Italian seasoning 1 gram
  • ½ tsp salt 2.5 grams
  • ¼ tsp ground black pepper 0.5 grams
  • 2 tbsp Olive oil for brushing approx. 30 ml


  • Preheat your oven to 400°F (200°C) and line a baking sheet with parchment paper.
  • Slice the eggplants into 1/2-inch (1.25 cm) thick rounds, and lay them out on the prepared baking sheet.
  • Brush each eggplant round with olive oil and season with salt and pepper.
  • Roast the eggplant rounds in the preheated oven for 15 minutes, or until they begin to soften and turn golden brown.
  • While the eggplants are roasting, in a mixing bowl, combine almond flour, grated Parmesan cheese, garlic powder, Italian seasoning, and additional salt and pepper.
  • In a separate bowl, whisk the eggs and then add them to the dry ingredients, mixing until a dough-like consistency is formed.
  • Once the eggplants are roasted, remove them from the oven and reduce the oven temperature to 350°F (175°C).
  • Spoon an equal amount of the almond flour mixture onto each eggplant round, spreading it to cover the surface.
  • Return the eggplant bases to the oven and bake for an additional 5 minutes, or until the topping is set and slightly golden.
  • Remove from the oven and let cool slightly before adding your favorite keto-friendly pizza toppings and baking according to your topping's requirements.


Feel free to get creative with your toppings, just remember to keep them keto-friendly to maintain the low-carb benefits of this dish.
For a dairy-free option, you can substitute the Parmesan cheese with nutritional yeast to maintain a cheesy flavor.
The eggplant pizza bases can be made in advance and stored in the refrigerator for up to 2 days. Reheat in the oven before serving.


Calories: 210kcalCarbohydrates: 14gProtein: 9gFat: 15gFiber: 7gNet Carbs: 7g
Keyword Eggplant Recipes, Keto Dinner, Keto Eggplant Pizza Bases, low carb pizza
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