Delicious Keto Mushroom and Garlic Pizza Recipe: Low Carb Pizza Perfection

Keto Mushroom and Garlic Pizza: A Low-Carb Delight

Welcome to a world where indulgence and health go hand in hand. Our Keto Mushroom and Garlic Pizza is a culinary masterpiece that caters to your taste buds and your ketogenic lifestyle. Imagine a golden, cheesy crust topped with earthy mushrooms and aromatic garlic, all while keeping your carbs in check. This recipe isn’t just about satisfying cravings; it’s about creating a meal that fits perfectly into your low-carb, high-fat diet.

Whether you’re a seasoned keto dieter or just starting, this pizza is a game-changer. It’s the answer to all those times you’ve missed the comforting bite of a traditional pizza. And the best part? It’s packed with nutrients and flavors that make it a guilt-free option any day of the week. So, let’s dive into the delicious world of keto-friendly pizza that promises to be a regular in your meal rotation.

Keto Mushroom and Garlic Pizza

The Origin of a Keto Favorite

My journey to creating the ultimate Keto Mushroom and Garlic Pizza began with a craving. A craving for something hearty, satisfying, and, above all, keto-compliant. As a lover of Italian cuisine and a staunch follower of the ketogenic diet, I knew I had to find a balance between flavor and nutrition.

This recipe is the culmination of countless trials and taste tests, ensuring that every bite is a perfect blend of savory mushrooms, aromatic garlic, and a cheesy crust that’s both delicious and low in carbohydrates. It’s a testament to the fact that a ketogenic diet doesn’t have to be restrictive. With the right ingredients and a bit of creativity, you can recreate classic dishes that are both healthy and delectable.

Almond flour and psyllium husk powder lay the foundation for our pizza crust, offering a gluten-free and low-carb alternative to traditional flour. These ingredients not only align with the ketogenic principles but also provide a source of fiber and healthy fats. The combination of melted mozzarella and cream cheese gives the crust that irresistible stretch and flavor, while the mushrooms and garlic bring a richness that elevates the dish.

Every ingredient has been carefully selected to ensure it fits within the keto framework. The result is a pizza that not only satisfies your cravings but also nourishes your body. It’s a dish that you can enjoy without compromising your dietary goals.

Keto Pizza Dough Preparation

Mastering the Keto Pizza Method

Creating the perfect Keto Mushroom and Garlic Pizza is an art, and like any art, it requires attention to detail and a touch of finesse. Let’s walk through the method, with additional chef’s tips to ensure your pizza is nothing short of perfection.

Begin by preheating your oven to the optimal temperature of 425°F (220°C). This high heat is crucial for achieving that golden, crispy crust that’s so characteristic of a great pizza. As you mix your dry ingredients, remember to whisk them thoroughly to prevent any clumping, which can affect the texture of your crust.

When it comes to the cheese, patience is key. Microwaving the mozzarella and cream cheese in short bursts allows for even melting and prevents overheating, which can lead to oil separation. Once you’ve achieved a smooth, uniform mixture, it’s time to combine it with your dough. Knead with confidence, but also with care, to ensure all ingredients are fully integrated.

The rolling out of the dough is a step where precision matters. Aim for an even thickness to ensure uniform cooking. Don’t be afraid to use additional almond flour to prevent sticking. Pre-baking the crust is a step you do not want to skip. This initial bake sets the crust and prevents it from becoming soggy once the toppings are added.

While the crust pre-bakes, sautéing the mushrooms and garlic will unlock their full flavor potential. Cook them until they’re just soft, as they will continue to cook in the oven. When assembling your pizza, distribute the toppings evenly for a consistent taste in every bite.

Finally, keep a close eye on your pizza during the final bake. The cheese should be melted and bubbly, and the crust a perfect shade of golden brown. This is the moment when all your efforts come together to create a truly memorable keto pizza experience.

Keto Pizza with Mushrooms and Garlic

Variations to Spice Up Your Keto Pizza

Spicy Chicken Keto Pizza

For those who like a bit of heat, top your pizza with cooked, shredded chicken tossed in your favorite low-carb hot sauce. The spiciness of the chicken pairs wonderfully with the creamy cheese and earthy mushrooms, creating a flavor profile that’s sure to excite your palate.

Vegetarian Delight Keto Pizza

Make your pizza a garden feast by adding a variety of low-carb vegetables like bell peppers, spinach, and olives. This not only adds a burst of color but also increases the nutritional value of your meal, making it a hearty option for vegetarians on keto.

Bacon and Egg Keto Breakfast Pizza

Transform your pizza into a breakfast delight by adding cooked bacon and cracking a few eggs on top before the final bake. The eggs will cook to perfection in the oven, and the bacon adds a smoky flavor that makes for a satisfying start to your day.

Substitutions for Your Keto Pizza

Understanding that dietary needs and preferences can vary, here are some substitutions to tailor the Keto Mushroom and Garlic Pizza to your liking, while still keeping it low-carb and keto-friendly.

If almond flour isn’t your thing or you have an allergy, coconut flour can be a suitable substitute. Keep in mind that coconut flour is more absorbent, so you’ll need to adjust the quantity accordingly. Start with a 1:4 ratio of coconut flour to almond flour and increase as needed to achieve the right dough consistency.

For a dairy-free option, replace the mozzarella and cream cheese with non-dairy cheese alternatives that melt well. Look for those that are specifically made for cooking and baking to ensure your crust achieves the desired texture.

And if you’re not a fan of mushrooms, consider using zucchini or eggplant as a topping. Both vegetables have a mild flavor that complements the garlic and absorbs the other seasonings beautifully.

Frequently Asked Questions

Can I make the crust ahead of time? Yes, you can prepare the crust in advance and store it in the refrigerator for up to two days. Just be sure to bring it to room temperature before adding the toppings and baking.

Is this pizza freezer-friendly? Absolutely! Bake the crust without toppings, let it cool, and then freeze. When you’re ready to enjoy, add toppings and bake directly from frozen, adjusting the cooking time as needed.

How can I ensure my crust is crispy? For an extra crispy crust, try preheating your pizza stone before placing the dough on it. Additionally, flipping the crust after the initial pre-bake can help achieve a more even texture.

What are the net carbs for this pizza? Each serving of this pizza contains just 5g of net carbs, making it a great fit for a keto diet.

Can I use other types of cheese for the crust? While mozzarella and cream cheese are recommended for their melting properties and mild flavor, you can experiment with other cheeses. Just be mindful of their moisture content and melting characteristics.

Keto Mushroom and Garlic Pizza

Indulge in the savory flavors of our Keto Mushroom and Garlic Pizza, where every bite offers a delectable blend of earthy mushrooms, aromatic garlic, and a golden, cheesy crust that fits perfectly into your low-carb lifestyle.
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Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 20 minutes
Total Time 35 minutes
Course Dinner
Cuisine Italian
Servings 2 servings
Calories 575 kcal


  • Oven
  • Pizza Stone/Baking Sheet
  • Parchment paper
  • Skillet
  • Microwave
  • Rolling pin


Pizza Dough

  • cups Almond flour (150g)
  • 2 tbsp Psyllium husk powder (14g)
  • 1 tsp Baking powder (4g)
  • ½ tsp Sea salt (2g)
  • ½ cup Warm water (120ml)
  • 2 tbsp Olive oil (30ml)

Cheese Mixture

  • 1 cup Shredded mozzarella cheese (100g)
  • 2 tbsp Cream cheese (30g)


  • 1 cup Fresh mushrooms, sliced (70g)
  • 3 cloves Fresh garlic, minced (9g)
  • 1 tsp Italian seasoning (2g)
  • 2 tbsp Fresh basil leaves, chopped (5g)
  • ¼ cup Parmesan cheese, grated (25g)


  • Preheat your oven to 425°F (220°C). Line a pizza stone or baking sheet with parchment paper and set aside.
  • In a large bowl, whisk together the almond flour, psyllium husk powder, baking powder, and sea salt.
  • Add the warm water and olive oil to the dry ingredients, stirring until a dough starts to form.
  • Microwave the shredded mozzarella and cream cheese for 30 seconds, stir and repeat until fully melted and combined.
  • Mix the melted cheese into the dough, kneading with your hands until a smooth dough forms.
  • Place the dough on the parchment paper and roll it out into a circle, about ¼ inch thick.
  • Pre-bake the crust for 8 minutes, or until it starts to turn golden.
  • While the crust is pre-baking, sauté the sliced mushrooms and minced garlic in a skillet over medium heat until the mushrooms are soft and the garlic is fragrant.
  • Remove the crust from the oven and spread the mushroom and garlic mixture evenly on top.
  • Sprinkle Italian seasoning, chopped basil, and grated Parmesan cheese over the toppings.
  • Return the pizza to the oven and bake for an additional 10-12 minutes, or until the cheese is melted and bubbly.
  • Slice the pizza and serve hot.


To ensure the crust cooks evenly, you can flip it over after the initial 8 minutes of pre-baking before adding toppings. For an extra crispy crust, try preheating your pizza stone before placing the dough on it.


Calories: 575kcalCarbohydrates: 14gProtein: 25gFat: 48gFiber: 9gNet Carbs: 5g
Keyword Garlic Keto Pizza, Gluten-Free Pizza, Keto Dinner, keto pizza, Low Carb Mushroom Pizza
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