Chicken Meatza

The “meatza” takes the low carb pizza genre to a whole new level!  This version uses an Italian bruschetta-like topping.  

The chicken base brings a massive dose of bioavailable protein along with vitamins B3 and B5, choline, potassium and zinc.  

Tomato lifts vitamin A and C, while the nutritional yeast complements the flavour and boosts vitamins B1, B2 and B6. 

Macros 

One serve provides 770 calories, 72 g protein, 48 g fat, 11 g of net carbs and P:E = 1.2.

Micros  

The Cronometer screengrab below shows the nutrients provided by 2000 calories of this recipe relative to the Optimal Nutrient Intakes.  

Ingredients 

SERVES 1

  • 200 g  (7 oz) ground chicken or turkey
  • A pinch of sea salt
  • A few grinds of black pepper (omit for AIP)
  • 1 tsp nutritional yeast (optional)
  • 1 tsp pastured gelatin (or 1/2 small egg)
  • 1 tsp coconut flour 
  • 1 tbsp tomato paste

TOPPING

  • 100 g (3.5 oz) buffalo mozzarella
  • 10 cherry tomatoes, quartered
  • 5 fresh basil leaves, chopped
  • 1 clove of garlic, crushed  
  • Pinch of sea salt
  • A few grinds of black pepper to taste 

Directions 

  • Pre-heat oven to 200°C/392°F (bake)
  • Line a pizza tray with baking paper.
  • In a large bowl combine all the ingredients except the tomato paste.  Mix until fully combined and form into a ball.
  • Place the ball on the lined tray and use your fingers to gently spread out to a pizza shape, making it as thin as you can.
  • Bake for 10 minutes. Check on the crust. If the chicken has released a lot of water, carefully drain the fluid into the sink. Bake for another 10 minutes, flip the meatza over and bake for 5 more minutes.
  • Spread on the tomato paste and cook for a further 5 minutes.
  • While the meatza base is cooking combine the topping ingredients and let sit together. 
  • Remove from the oven and top with the fresh tomato and mozzarella mixture.

Suitable for 

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