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Keto Friendly Pizza Bites

By Dr. Eric Berg DC
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No Crust Pepperoni Pizza Cups


Mini muffin pan with 24 cups (if you have two pans this recipe is even faster and avoids mid –recipe clean up)

24 Sandwich-size pepperoni slices

24 pieces of fresh Basil, plus some for garnish

1 cup pizza sauce

8 oz of fresh mozzarella cut into ¾ inch pieces about ¼ inch thick – or use premade balls.

Sliced black olives

Favorite seasoning: garlic powder, oregano, red chili pepper, etc.



Heat oven to 400 degrees.

Cut each slice of pepperoni to create 4 – ½ inch cuts, from edge toward center, but NOT cutting center.  Two cuts, top and bottom, then turning cut top and bottom, so the center remains but there are 4 small cuts.  This will allow you to put the pepperoni in a cup and it will fold nicely into a bowl shape.

Press cut pepperoni down into each muffin cup, forming 24 little bowls.  Pop in oven for 4-5 minutes.

Remove from oven and let cool a minute or two.  Then pull the pepperoni cups out and rest on paper towel to drain oil. 

Clean oily muffin pan (or pull out a second clean one) and put pepperoni cups back into the muffin pan. 

Put basil, then a teaspoon of sauce, a square (or ball) of mozzarella and olive.  Bake for 3-5 minutes watching them until the cheese melts.

Remove from oven and let cool slightly.  Season and add a fresh piece of basil for garnish.  Using a spoon, pull each pizza out of the muffin tin and put on a serving plate!

You can get as creative on this as you can with regular pizza.   

These are AMAZING!!!!   Enjoy!

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