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Low carb frozen chicken pizza crusts are made with lean ground chicken and are prepped in bulk and frozen.

Put the work in once and have low carb pizza ready seamlessly for dinner multiple times!

Low Carb frozen pizza crust slice with toppings

Low carb frozen chicken pizza crusts at your finger tips. This is a real thing people. Low carb pizza, faster than you can order it and have it delivered.

Walk into your house. Preheat your oven. Put your frozen crust (loaded up) into an oven, put your after work pants on, and helllooooo filling, low carb pizza dinner!

If you havent had or made this kind of pizza crust before, let me give you a quick run down.

Low carb frozen pizza crusts stacked with parchment separating them

What do these low carb frozen pizza crusts taste like?

You know how the number one response to this question is tastes like chicken yeah, that is very true here.

Shouldnt be a shocker, given the crust is made of chicken (or turkey)!

Dont go in expecting carb loaded pizza texture this is not that.

Can I bake these crusts from frozen?

Low carb frozen pizza crusts on cooling rack

Yes, in fact, you will want to! I found they were less dry when I re- baked from frozen, vs thaw.

Since the chicken is already cooked, your reheat is just to warm it throughout.

Remove your crust from the freezer, add your toppings, and pop into the oven until warmed throughout!

Low carb pizza crusts cooked on a plate

How do I store the frozen crusts?

Low carb frozen pizza crusts freezer ready

A few tips:

  • Precook them. Storing raw was a mess and a pain. I landed on storing them cooked.
  • Put a piece of parchment paper between each one so they are easy to get apart if they do freeze together.
  • Get as much air out of your container as possible this will reduce freezer burn.
  • You can use freezer zip bags, or use silicone reusable bags!
  • These are good in your freezer for up to 3 months.

Do I need a pizza stone or special pans?

Low carb pizza crusts on individual pizza pans

You dont need anything more than a parchment lined cookie sheet.

But, a pizza stone does make things crispier. I also use these individual pizza pans so that we all make our own toppings. Heads up, these are affiliate links.

Some other low carb pizza crust lessons learned:

Start with the recipe as written, but you may have to adjust things a bit to get the right texture.

Really moist ground meat is going to require more cheese, to bind it.

MUST use parchment when baking. These crusts stick very very easily, you want to use parchment on your baking surface.

Low Carb frozen pizza crusts leftover in a meal prep container

Are you going to add low carb pizza crusts to your freezer stock?

If you do, tag me @mealplanaddict on Instagram or post a photo to show off your work in the Meal Plan Addict Community!

Want more low carb ideas? Check out these low carb tuna melt cups or Pizza stuffed chicken!

Low Carb Freezer Chicken Pizza Crusts

Low carb frozen chicken pizza crusts are made with lean ground chicken and are prepped in bulk and frozen.

Put the work in once and have low carb pizza ready seamlessly for dinner multiple times!

  • 3 lb ground chicken or turkey
  • 1.5 cups Parmesan cheese
  • 1 tbsp dried oregano
  • 1 tsp red pepper flakes
  • 1 tsp salt
  • 1 tsp fresh ground pepper

Prep for the Freezer

  1. Pre heat oven to 400F

  2. In a large bowl, gently combine all of the ingredients.

  3. Line a baking sheet with parchment paper.

  4. Create as many pizzas as you desire. Add the mixture in a dollop to the pan, and use a spatula or your hands to flatten it into circles or rectangles your choice! You want to keep them less than 1/4" thick.

  5. Bake the crusts for 15 20 minutes until the edges have crisped up and the chicken is cooked.

  6. Once cooked, remove from oven an move the crusts to a cooling rack. Let the crusts cool completely before layering them for the freezer. If you don't, the crusts produce steam in the bag with will create freezer burn, and the crusts will stick together.

  7. Transfer the cooked crusts into a freezer container of choice, using a small piece of parchment in between each one.

  8. Store in the fridge for a few hours to ensure they are cooled completely.

  9. Label the container and store in the freezer for up to 3 months.

To make this right now

  1. Follow the instructions to the cook step.

  2. Bake your pizza (without toppings) for 15 minutes.

  3. Add toppings and place back in the oven for 5 minutes, or until cheese is melted.

To reheat from frozen.

  1. Preheat the oven to 400F

  2. Place the frozen crusts on a baking sheet.

  3. Place them in the oven for 5 minutes to thaw just a bit.

  4. Add your desired toppings and place back in the oven for another 5 minutes, or until the pizza is warm throughout.

Nutrition information is calculated for 1 crust, if you make 9 from this recipe.

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This article originally published by Steph on Fri, 22 Nov 2019 16:13:18 +0000 at _https://mealplanaddict.com/2019/10/low-carb-frozen-chicken-pizza-crusts/


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