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Pizza in a Bowl

Pizza in a Bowl has all the flavors that you adore from pizza, but is crustless and definitely low carb. It comes together really fast, made with tomato sauce, mushrooms, vegan pepperoni and baked to cheesy perfection with mozzarella plus parmesan. This easy Pizza in a Bowl will devoured in no time from your whole family, because who does say no to pizza?

Top view of the ready to eat Pizza in a Bowl.

Pizza in all of its types and flavors is my food love.

Just go ahead and take a look at my all time favorites like this Pizza Pie, or the Pizza Casserole.

I am sure you will also adore the Pizza Fries, my Pizza Spaghetti, and don’t forget about the Pizza Dip.

Ingredients for this Pizza in a Bowl recipe collected on a wooden board.

Onions and vegan ground beef are fried in a pan.

Why you will love this Pizza in a Bowl

Amazing flavors: garlic, oregano, tomato sauce, smoked paprika.

Easy to make without a crust and low carb.

Step by step pictures make everything as simple as it gets.

Sliced mushrooms and a spice mixture is given into the frying pan with the ground beef mixture.

Showing how pepperoni slices

What you need for this Pizza in a Bowl recipe

  • Vegan ground beef
  • Olive oil
  • Tomato sauce
  • Garlic
  • Onions

 

  • Smoked paprika
  • Oregano
  • Vegan pepperoni
  • Mushrooms
  • Vegan mozzarella, parmesan

Vegan mozzarella and vegan parmesan are mixed in a small bowl. A casserole dish is layered with marinara.

How to make Pizza in a Bowl

Preheat oven to 390°F and set a 10×10 inch round casserole dish.

In a pan, heat olive oil, then add onions and garlic. Fry for about 3 minutes and give the vegan ground beef to the pan. Continue frying until it starts to brown. 

Add mushrooms and the smoked paprika and oregano. Season with a pinch of salt and pepper and cook for at least 3 minutes until the mushrooms become soft. Stir in half of the vegan pepperoni and remove from heat.

Mix parmesan and mozzarella in a small bowl. 

Showing step by step how the Pizza in a Bowl is layered.

On the bottom of your casserole dish, spread 1/3 cup of tomato sauce, followed by a third of the vegan ground beef and pepperoni mix, and a third of the cheeses.

Repeat two more times until everything is used, except for the last third of the cheese mix.

Finally, top with the remaining pepperoni and then add the reserved cheese. 

Bake the Pizza in a Bowl in the oven for about 15 minutes.

Showing how in a final step the Pizza in a Bowl is covered with vegan pepperoni slices and more cheese.

Leftovers can be stored in the fridge for around 4 days.

This Pizza in a Bowl is also a great keto pizza bowl, just to make sure to use sugar free tomato sauce

Closeup of the Pizza in a Bowl after baking in the oven.

Other low carb recipes you will love:

Collage of two pictures of the Pizza in a Bowl with recipe title text.

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Cheers, Florian.

Top view of the ready to eat Pizza in a Bowl.

Pizza in a Bowl

Yield: 4
Prep Time: 10 minutes
Cook Time: 15 minutes
Total Time: 25 minutes

Pizza in a Bowl has all the flavors that you adore from pizza, but is crustless and definitely low carb. It comes together really fast, made with tomato sauce, mushrooms, vegan pepperoni and baked to cheesy perfection with mozzarella plus parmesan. This easy Pizza in a Bowl will devoured in no time from your whole family, because who does say no to pizza?

Ingredients

  • 10 oz vegan ground beef
  • 1 cup tomato sauce
  • 3 cloves garlic
  • 1 tsp oregano
  • 1/2 cup onion, diced
  • 1/2 tsp smoked paprika
  • 2 Tbsp olive oil
  • 3 oz vegan pepperoni
  • 8 oz mushrooms, sliced
  • 5 oz vegan mozzarella
  • 1/2 cup vegan parmesan
  • salt, pepper to taste

Instructions

  1. Preheat oven to 390°F and set a 10x10 inch round casserole dish.
  2. In a pan, heat olive oil, then add onions and garlic. Fry for about 3 minutes and give the vegan ground beef to the pan. Continue frying until it starts to brown. 
  3. Add mushrooms and the smoked paprika and oregano. Season with a pinch of salt and pepper and cook for at least 3 minutes until the mushrooms become soft. Stir in half of the vegan pepperoni and remove from heat.
  4. Mix parmesan and mozzarella in a small bowl. 
  5. On the bottom of your casserole dish, spread 1/3 cup of tomato sauce, followed by a third of the vegan ground beef and pepperoni mix, and a third of the cheeses.
  6. Repeat two more times until everything is used, except for the last third of the cheese mix.
  7. Finally, top with the remaining pepperoni and then add the reserved cheese. 
  8. Bake in the oven for about 15 minutes.
Nutrition Information:
Yield: 4 Serving Size: 1.5 cups
Amount Per Serving: Calories: 370Total Fat: 22gSaturated Fat: 7gTrans Fat: 0gUnsaturated Fat: 3gCholesterol: 0mgSodium: 332mgCarbohydrates: 4gFiber: 3gSugar: 2gProtein: 11g
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