Cutting back on carbs is quite the thing – and this carb-clever pizza recipe will help you achieve just that!

With a quick preparation time and just a little skill to get it right, you’ll be eating delicious low carb pizza in no time!

Recipe serves 4.


  • 500g fresh mushrooms, finely chopped
  • 2tbsp coconut oil
  • 500g beef mince
  • 1 onion, finely chopped
  • 2 cloves garlic, crushed
  • 1 egg
  • 1-2 cups Parmesan cheese
  • Salt and freshly ground black pepper, to taste
  • Pizza toppings of your choice – we like mozzarella and peppers


  1. Heat the oven to 220°C. Fry the mushrooms in coconut oil, stirring often, until golden brown (about 5-8 minutes). You may have to do this in batches.
  2. Using your hands, thoroughly combine the mushrooms with the beef, onion, garlic, egg, Parmesan, salt and pepper.
  3. Line a baking tray with parchment paper, or use a large round pizza stone.
  4. Flatten the meat and mushroom mixture onto the paper, about 1cm thick. Bake for 10-15 minutes.
  5. Add the toppings of your choice and return to the oven for 5 minutes, until the cheese is melted and golden.
  6. Cut into slices and serve with a salad.

Looking for more (non-low-carb) pizza recipes? Try this Portabellini Mushroom Pizza recipe or this Mushroom & Cheese Galette recipe.

Carb Clever Pizza Recipe Notes

This Carb Clever Pizza recipe is courtesy of The South African Mushroom Farmers’ Association. Check them out on Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter.

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