LOW CARB PIZZA CASSEROLE

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Prep Time: 20 mins | Cook Time: 55 mins | Total Time: 1 hr 15 mins | Yield: 10 Servings

This pizza is a must-try! Every bite is worth it, I’m telling you. Enjoy!

Ingredients:

14 oz cauliflower florets, cut into bite-size pieces

2.5 oz Pepperoni

2 lbs Italian Sausage, if in casings remove from the casing before cooking

1 tbsp Olive Oil

8 oz Mushrooms, sliced

1 Green Pepper, cut into bite-size pieces

12 oz Mozzarella cheese, shredded

1.5 c Low Carb Pasta Sauce, we use Rao’s Homemade Marinara

1/4 c Parmesan cheese, powdered

1 tsp Italian Seasoning

Directions:

Step 1: Steam the cauliflower and slice it into small cuts.

Step 2: Put the cauliflower in a microwavable bowl with 1 cup of water.

Step 3: Cover the bowl with a damp towel and heat it inside the microwave for about 3 minutes on a high setting or until soft.

Step 4: Remove the cauliflower from the microwave and drain.

Step 5: Use paper towels to pat dry the cauliflower cutlets.

Step 6: Prepare the oven and preheat to 200 degrees C or 400 degrees F.

Step 7: Place a large skillet on the stove and turn the heat to medium-high.

Step 8: Add the Italian sausage and cook for 15 minutes or until brown and greasy.

Step 9: Remove the sausage from the skillet along with its grease.

Step 10: Add olive oil to the same skillet allow it to become hot.

Step 11: Add the mushrooms and sauté for 10 minutes or until the water has evaporated. Remove from the heat and set aside.

Step 12: Apply nonstick cooking spray in a 13×9-inch casserole dish.

Step 13: Spread about 1/2 cup of the pasta sauce on the prepared dish.

Step 14: In a large mixing bowl, add the cooked Italian sausage, green peppers, mushrooms, and cauliflower. Toss until well combined.

Step 15: Add half of the mixture to the bottom of the prepared casserole dish and spread it evenly.

Step 16: Spread half of the pasta sauce, half of the pepperonis, and 6 ounces of Mozzarella cheese on top.

Step 17: Repeat step 16 to the rest of the ingredients.

Step 18: In a small mixing bowl, add the Italian seasoning and Parmesan cheese. Stir until well combined.

Step 19: Sprinkle the cheese mixture on top of the casserole and lay 10 pepperoni slices as well.

Step 20: Put the casserole dish inside the preheated oven and bake for about 30 minutes or until the cheese has melted completely.

Step 21: Remove from the oven and allow it to cool at room temperature.

Step 22: Serve and enjoy!

Nutrition Facts:

Calories: 519kcal | Carbohydrates: 7g | Protein: 27g | Fat: 43g | Saturated fat: 17g | Polyunsaturated fat: 4g | Monounsaturated fat: 15g | Cholesterol: 100mg | Sodium: 1195mg | Potassium: 494mg | Fiber: 3g | Sugar: 3g | Vitamin A: 14iu | Vitamin C: 56mg | calcium: 54mg | Iron: 9mg

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