Zucchini Crusted Pizza

Eliminate guilt with our innovative veggie crust!

Do you ever wish that you could enjoy your favorite foods whenever you like without feeling guilty afterward? I sure do, especially when it comes to pizza night. For me, pizza is the ultimate comfort food. It’s ooey-gooey, cheesy, and just plain delicious. I feel like we should be entitled to enjoy it, diet or not! So, let’s leave the guilt at the door and learn to make a healthier, low-carb version with this Zucchini Crusted Pizza recipe.

We packed this recipe full of so many healthy ingredients, including vegetables like zucchini, tomatoes, and garlic. By using extra virgin olive oil, we also created a pizza that will load you up with antioxidants and healthy fats. It not only tastes fantastic, but it’s actually good for you, too!

Healthy Ingredients That Taste (and Feel) Great

The best part about this Zucchini Crusted Pizza recipe is that you know what goes into it. You’ll be making it all from scratch – including our easy marinara sauce recipe. That means you’re 100 percent guaranteed to consume healthy ingredients.

For starters, the crust is made from zucchini, a healthy, low-carb substitute for traditional pizza dough. It comes together so quickly, too, because you don’t need to wait for hours for it to rise. You only need a short period of time to allow the liquid to dissipate.

Then, we keep the toppings as simple as possible, just as it’s done in Italy. We top this pizza with tomatoes, oregano, mozzarella, and Pecorino cheese. Don’t worry if you don’t have access to Pecorino; you can easily replace it with Parmesan.

For the final touch, don’t forget to drizzle your pizza with extra virgin olive oil once it’s finished cooking. It does add a few extra calories, but it really helps carry all the other flavors. Since every serving only contains 241 calories, we think it’s worth it!

If you love this recipe, you’ll probably enjoy our other healthy pizza options. Check out this incredible dairy-free Avocado Breakfast Pizzas and our veggie-filled Zucchini-Bell Pepper Pizza.

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Rowena Dumlao-Giardina

Rowena is a recipe developer and food & travel writer/photographer from Italy with Asian roots. Creating healthy dishes in her own kitchen is priority. She believes there is nothing more satisfying than knowing that her family is eating natural & nutritious meals.

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30 Comments

  1. This was delicious. I prepared it tonight for my husband and I who are wild about Pizza and this could not have been a more pleasant surprise, so good!!

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  5. Trying this tonight! This website has made my journey to healthy eating so much easier and interesting! Thank you so much!

  6. The first time I made this recipe it was perfect! The next two the zucchini was soft/soggy ?. What am I doing wrong now?

  7. Hi there, I would love to make this as soon as possible! My granddaughter is gluten free, so I thought I would use almond flour or chickpea flour. But how large of a baking sheet do you use and how thick should this crust be. Thank you so much for this recipe. I can’t wait to make it. Helen

  8. This was really good – thanks so much !! I have been using your recipes for over a week and just love everything I’ve made !! I feel great and have lost weight already – thank you !

    1. Jean, That’s wonderful news. We’re so happy you’re enjoying our recipes. We publish new recipes most days of the week. 🙂

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