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Meatza with Italian Sausage, Bell Pepper, Onion, and Olives

This Low Carb Meatza Pizza with Italian Sausage, Bell Pepper, Onion, and Olives shows that you can get a fully satisfying pizza experience without the crust!
Course Main Course
Cuisine American
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 15 minutes
Servings 4 servings
Calories 319kcal

Ingredients

  • 1 pound mild Italian turkey sausage bulk, not in casing
  • 1/2 cup low-carb tomato pizza sauce
  • 1 cup shredded Muenster cheese I used Cabot
  • 4 slices green bell pepper
  • 3 slices red onion
  • 2 tablespoons Kalamata olives pitted and halved

Instructions

  • Preheat the oven to 400F.
  • Spread the sausage out to a circle about 10 inches in diameter on a large baking tray. Bake until fully cooked, about 20 minutes. Gently blot off excess liquid once cooked.
  • Turn the oven up to 425F.
  • Spread the pizza sauce on top of the cooked meat. Sprinkle on the cheese. Top with the green bell pepper, red onion, and olives.
  • Bake until the cheese is melted, about 5 minutes at 425F.
  • You can run it briefly under the broiler after that if you want the cheese to brown in spots.
  • Serve warm.

Notes

  • Net Carbs: 10g per serving
  • I like to use Italian turkey sausage to make Meatza because it’s already seasoned! Just look for one that doesn’t have sugar added.
  • To use veggies that have a lot of water (such as mushrooms and/or bell peppers) as a topping, slice them very thinly or quickly saute them first.
  • If you want to add ground beef as a topping for any pizza, be sure to brown it first!

Nutrition

Calories: 319kcal | Carbohydrates: 13g | Protein: 25g | Fat: 19g | Saturated Fat: 9g | Cholesterol: 87mg | Sodium: 1456mg | Potassium: 539mg | Fiber: 3g | Sugar: 8g | Vitamin A: 940IU | Vitamin C: 111.4mg | Calcium: 240mg | Iron: 11.6mg