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Learn how to make a low carb tortilla pizza in just minutes by using a store bought “crust” that is so much cheaper than other Keto pizza crusts.
Tortilla pizza has been in my life since my college days. They are cheap, easy and taste so good. All the things that a broke college student appreciates.
So since I’ve been eating this meal for so many years, I just figured everyone knew about these little gems. Imagine my surprise the other day when I saw in a Facebook group that there are tons of people that didn’t know how to make tortilla pizzas! If that is you, your pizza life is about to change for the better!
Full disclosure, I don’t eat my pizza the same way that I did in college anymore. I’ve traded in my carb laden version and now enjoy a low carb tortilla pizza with some veggies and still some pepperoni too (A THM S Meal)!
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Low Carb Tortilla Pizza – THM S
I’ve eaten pizza bowls and pizza toppings on pizza for easy Keto/THM S meals. But sometimes you just want to be able to pick up a piece of pizza with your hands but still stick to your low carb lifestyle!
And you don’t want to have to have 10 special ingredients to make some pizza crust that takes 30 minutes to make and may or may not be good. I can’t stand wasting time and money.
That is where the low carb tortilla pizza comes in. A perfectly crispy and thin crust lathered in sauce covered in melted cheesy goodness. It will cure all your pizza cravings!
What You Need to Make A Quick Tortilla Individual Pizza
- Low Carb Mission Tortillas This is your Low Carb THM Pizza Crust
- Pizza Sauce (Sugar Free)
- Shredded Cheese
The fun thing about these pizzas is that everyone in the family can make their own. Which is great in our family because my husband likes meat and cheese. Give me all the onions and olives. And then my kids like cheese.
It is nice for us to all be able to put the things that we like onto our personal pizzas. Plus my kids think it is so fun to make their own.
What Toppings Can You Use?
You can top your low carb tortilla pizza crust with whatever toppings that you normally like on your pizza!
- Cubed Ham
- Browned Hamburger Meat
- Italian Sausage
- Rotisserie Chicken
- Bell Pepper
- Roma Tomatoes
- Fresh Spinach
- Banana Peppers
Just remember that if you are doing keto that the veggies have some carbs so you will want to take that into account when making your pizza.
Trim Healthy Mama’s you can have pretty much any of these just don’t overdo it on the tomatoes or the onions.
This is also a great meal to make when you have some leftovers in the fridge. The possibilities are endless. Grilled chicken leftovers with a little red onion, sugar free bbq sauce and mozzarella sounds amazing!
Leftover taco meat, olives and cheese would be a great Southwestern style pizza. Or just stick to the classic cheese and pepperoni for a more traditional approach.
Making A Low Carb Tortilla Pizza
So just when you thought life couldn’t get any better now that you have a delicious thin crust pizza, I’m going to tell you how easy these little pizzas are to make.
They are so easy! We eat them a lot for lunch or a last minute dinner for a busy weeknight.
In just around 10 minutes, you can have a yummy, cheesy pizza ready to eat. Hey, that’s way quicker than ordering delivery!
Toast the Tortilla
The first thing you want to do is toast your tortillas in a preheated oven at 350 degrees.
This will help crisp up the crust to that it will be portable and not soggy.
Toasting the tortilla is pretty much the most labor intensive part of the whole pizza making process. Just throw it right on the rack. No need to waste a baking sheet.
You need to watch it closely to make sure they don’t burn. And they burn pretty quick (don’t ask me how I know!)
I typically toast it for 3-5 minutes until lightly browned and firm. It should resemble more of a flat tostada shell after toasting vs. a soft taco shell.
Sauce & Toppings
Once the low carb tortilla is toasted, apply the sugar free pizza sauce. A couple of tablespoons will be plenty. Don’t go overboard with the sauce to avoid soggy crust.
Add cheese, meats and veggies. Return to the oven and cook for about 5 additional minutes or until the cheese is melted.
Remove from the oven and cut into slices.
Enjoy your low carb tortilla pizza and an ice cold Zevia cola for a treat that feels sinful but is totally on plan!
Want more easy Low Carb/Keto/THM S Meals?
- Salsa Verde Creamy Chicken Enchiladas
- 12 Low Carb Lunch Ideas
- Crispy Pork Belly Tacos with Siracha Mayo
- Low Carb Crockpot BBQ – Memphis Style
- Store Bought Low Carb Wraps for THM & Keto Diets