Low Carb Mini Pizzas

I have seen photos of similar recipes before, so Troy and I decided to try out our version of the Low Carb Mini Pizzas ourselves tonight. It was a hit at our house!  I wanted to share the recipe we used. Low Carb Mini Pizzas– Prep time 5-10 minutes.  Cook time 10-15 minutes. Ingredients: Mission Low Carb Tortillas Pizza Sauce (We used Classico because it had the smallest amount of carbs out of the sauces in our pantry) Shredded Mozzarella Cheese Any other pizza toppings of your choice (We used spinach, green onions, ham, black olives, and jalapeños.) Parmesan Cheese (Optional) Directions: Cut the tortilla into small circles using a standard size can.  Place each “crust” into the greased muffin pan. Add approximately one teaspoon of pizza sauce to each crust.  Then add the toppings of your choice covered in shredded mozzarella cheese.  Place in the oven and bake for 10-15 minutes at 350 degrees.  Remove from the oven and add parmesan cheese if desired. Handy Tip: We used a butter knife to gently lift the mini pizzas out of the pan. That seemed to be the most effective way to get them out. DSC_0003 DSC_0007      DSC_0014DSC_0008DSC_0009DSC_0010DSC_0012DSC_0019   DSC_0028 DSC_0042 We estimated the number of carbs per pizza bite to be between 2-3 carbs depending on the toppings you choose to add.  Make sure to take note of the amount of carbs in each topping you add because they can add up quickly! Please leave a comment if you try the recipe.  I’d love to hear how you like it! Love, Anna Beth

Pizza Taco

Troy and I have been eating low carb for about two weeks now and have had success with it so far.  I feel better than I have in a long while and can see this being a lifestyle change for us.  I’ve struggled to find recipes that genuinely taste as good as they sound, and I can say this is the best one I’ve made so far!  In case you’re wanting to try low carb too, or if you are just looking for an easy dinner, this is the recipe to try!

Ingredients:

– Mission low carb tortillas

– 1 can El Paso refried beans

– Precooked taco meat (my husband browned the meat and added taco seasoning prior to making these)

– Tostinos Salsa Con Queso dip

– Shredded Mexican blend cheese

– Raw spinach (optional)

– Chopped raw green onions (optional)

– Tostinos salsa (optional)

– Chopped black olives and jalepenos mixed (optional)

Directions:

1. Place the low carb tortilla on the pan.

2. Spread a thin layer of refried beans on the shell.

3. Scatter the taco meat evenly over the refried beans.

4. Cover the taco meat with a thin layer of Totinos Salsa Con Queso.

5. Add any of the optional toppings or any other topping you would like to add.

6. Cover with shredded Mexican blend cheese.

7. Place in the oven for 10 minutes on 375 degrees.

8. Remove and let cool, then enjoy!

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Below is my husband’s Pizza Taco.  He chose to use Mission salsa instead of refried beans since he has a bean allergy.  He also chose to leave the spinach off.  The excellent part of this recipe is that you can include whatever toppings you’d like to make your own personalized dish!

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I hope you enjoy!  Feel free to comment with any questions, or let me know if you tried the recipe.  I’d love to hear your feedback.  I know it was a hit at my house!

Love,

Anna Beth