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Keto Shrimp Pesto Pizza

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shrimp-pesto-pizzaIf you’re looking for a new idea for pizza night, try this Keto shrimp pesto pizza recipe. It’s made on fathead dough and topped with mozzarella cheese, pesto sauce, and shrimp. It’s easier than you think to make and a pizza the whole family will love. 

We’ve been making this pizza for quite some time before I was on the ketogenic diet using a premade crust. Little did I know back then how bad that was for me and my family. I love the taste of fathead dough and it paired nicely with this style of pizza. Have you tried my Keto chili cheese corn dogs made with fathead dough as the bun? If not, add that to your list of recipes to try. They are delicious! 

Keto Shrimp Pesto Pizza

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Ingredients

Fathead dough
1/4 cup pesto sauce
8 oz frozen or fresh shrimp (tails off and deveined)
6 oz ball fresh mozzarella cheese

Directions

Preheat the oven to 425 degrees.

Make the Fathead dough. (recipe below)

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Lay a piece of parchment paper down, add the dough to the top and then lay another piece of parchment paper on top of the dough.

Using a rolling pin, roll out the dough to form a pizza crust. 

Take off the top parchment paper and leave the bottom one for the dough to set on and bake the dough for 7 minutes on a round pizza pan.

When finished baking, take the pizza crust out of the oven and set aside.

Turn down the oven temperature to 350 degrees.

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Melt butter in a skillet over medium heat. Add shrimp and cook until almost done.

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Spread the pesto sauce to the pizza crust.

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Spread the shrimp throughout the crust on top of the pesto sauce.

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Cut the mozzarella cheese into 1/2 inch slices.

Spread them around the top of the pizza. 

Bake for 10 minutes.

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Cut into slices and serve immediately.

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Fathead Dough Recipe

Ingredients

1 1/2 cups shredded mozzarella cheese
2 large eggs
1/3 cup coconut flour
2 tbsp cream cheese, cut in cubes

Directions

Preheat oven to 425 degrees.

Add mozzarella cheese and cream cheese in a bowl and microwave for 45 seconds. Stir. Put back in microwave for another 45 seconds.

Beat eggs and add to mozzarella and cream cheese plus add in coconut flour and mix.

Knead with hands until dough forms.

Lay a piece of parchment paper down, add the dough to the top and then lay another piece of parchment paper on top of the dough.

Using a rolling pin, roll out the dough to form a pizza crust. 

Bake for the dough for 7 minutes.

How to Make Keto Shrimp Pesto Pizza

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Keto Shrimp Pesto Pizza

Ingredients

  • Fathead dough
  • 1/4 cup pesto sauce
  • 8 oz frozen or fresh shrimp (tails off and deveined)
  • 6 oz ball fresh mozzarella cheese

Instructions

  1. Preheat the oven to 425 degrees.
  2. Make the Fathead dough.
  3. Lay a piece of parchment paper down, add the dough to the top and then lay another piece of parchment paper on top of the dough.
  4. Using a rolling pin, roll out the dough to form a pizza crust. 
  5. Take off the top parchment paper and leave the bottom one for the dough to set on and bake the dough for 7 minutes on a round pizza pan.
  6. When finished baking, take the pizza crust out of the oven and set aside.
  7. Turn down the oven temperature to 350 degrees.
  8. Melt butter in a skillet over medium heat. Add shrimp and cook until almost done.
  9. Spread the pesto sauce to the pizza crust.
  10. Spread the shrimp throughout the crust on top of the pesto sauce.
  11. Cut the mozzarella cheese into 1/2 inch slices.
  12. Spread them around the top of the pizza. 
  13. Bake for 10 minutes.
  14. Cut into slices and serve immediately.
If you’re looking for other Keto recipes, check out these ones to try!

Keto Chili Recipe

Keto Air Fryer Chicken Tenders

Strawberry Cheesecake Fat Bombs

Keto Creamy Coleslaw

 

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