Low Carb Eggplant Pizza Bites

Low Carb Eggplant Pizza Bites

 

low carb eggplant pizza bites

Low Carb Eggplant Pizza Bites

These Low Carb Eggplant Pizza Bites are amazing. I am Italian and a bit eggplant obsessed. Ok, call me weird, I will own it! I have been focusing on decreased the amount of fast-acting carbs in my diet, so this low carb recipe from cooking quinoa is perfect. I don’t feel deprived at all and these grilled low carb eggplant bites help keep those pizza cravings away!

Low Carb Eggplant Pizza Bites – Ingredients
1 eggplant sliced
1/3 cup ricotta cheese
1 ounce fresh mozzarella torn
2 plum tomatoes seeded and diced
2 teaspoons balsamic reduction
2 tablespoons fresh basil

Low Carb Eggplant Pizza Bites – Instructions

Lay eggplant in a single layer on paper towels
Sprinkle well with salt (as desired)
Allow to sit for 30 minutes
Heat a grill pan to medium-high heat. Rinse eggplant and pat try. Brush eggplant with olive oil and season with salt and pepper
Grill for 4 minutes per side, until tender
Carefully spread with ricotta and top with mozzarella
Add tomato slices
Allow to cook for a few minutes longer, until cheese melts
Drizzle with balsamic reduction and top with fresh basil and serve warm

 

Low Carb Eggplant Pizza Bites – Nutrition
  • Calories 166
  • Total Fat 10.4g16%
  • Total Carbohydrates 10.9g (net carbs 6.5 g)
    • Dietary Fiber 4.4g 
    • Sugars 4.9g
  • Protein 9.9   

I hope you enjoy these low carb eggplant pizza bites and feel free to share with anyone!

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