Japanese Cheese Crust Pizza

Quick and easy flour-less Japanese Cheese Crust Pizza made with melted shredded cheese and delicious toppings reminiscent of traditional Japanese Pizza.  This delicious cheesy recipe is the perfect low carb and protein packed dish.

If you’ve ever been to Japan and had their pizza, you would know they are out of this world delicious and very different from the traditional toppings we are all used to in the states.

This pizza recipe gives you all the flavors of a Japanese pizza without all the carbohydrates!

Japanese inspired low carb gluten-free cheese crust pizza served on a wooden cutting board topped with asparagus, mushroom and mayo.

What is Japanese Cheese Crust Pizza ?

Japanese cheese crust pizza is a flour-less keto pizza made with a melty cheese crust and topped with ham/turkey, mushrooms, asparagus and drizzled with Kewpie mayo.  These little bites of heaven are low carb, gluten-free and perfect for the keto diet at 1g net carbs per serving.

What are the instructions to make this cheese crust pizza recipe?

In a baking pan, spread a thin layer of shredded cheese of choice in a small circle. Then place toppings on top and bake until golden brown.  Let the cheese cool to room temperature before serving.

What are the nutrition facts per pizza bite?

  • 144 Calories
  • 1g Carbohydrates
  • 0g Fiber
  • 8g Protein
  • 12g Fat
  • 36mg Cholesterol
  • 234mg Sodium
  • 28mg Potassium
  • 204mg Calcium
  • 283iu Vitamin A

Japanese inspired low carb gluten-free cheese crust pizza served on a wooden cutting board topped with asparagus, mushroom and mayo, top down angle.

What kind of pizza sauce do you use?

For this cheese crust pizza recipe, there is no pizza sauce.  Instead, we drizzle Kewpie mayo on top.  If you prefer, you can add some pizza sauce, tomato sauce, or marinara sauce on top of the cheese crust before baking.

What toppings can I add to this cheese crust pizza?

Any topping you like on a traditional pizza will work, but some of our recommendations are:

  • Pepperoni Slices
  • Fresh Basil Leaves
  • Bacon
  • Onions
  • Fresh Garlic
  • Black Olives
  • Grated Parmesan Cheese

What kind of cheese works best when making a cheese crust?

A good melting cheese with a mild flavor such as:

  • Mild Cheddar Cheese
  • Mild Jack Cheese
  • Mozzarella Cheese
  • Blended Mexican Cheese

Did you have any tips on making this cheese crust pizza recipe?

  • Use a melting cheese like mild cheddar cheese, mild jack cheese, or mozzarella cheese.
  • Use a silicone baking mat to easily remove cheese bites from the baking tray once baked.
  • Store leftovers in an airtight container inside the fridge.  To warm up, place in microwave for 30 seconds.
  • Add plenty of your favorite toppings onto each pizza bite.

Japanese inspired low carb gluten-free cheese crust pizza served on a wooden cutting board topped with asparagus, mushroom and mayo.

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Now, let’s get started making this Japanese Cheese Crust Pizza recipe!

  • Prepping Time 5M
  • Cook Time 10M
  • Total Time 15M
  • Net Carb/Pizza ~0.5g
  • Servings 12 mini pizzas

Ingredients

  • 3 Cups Shredded Cheddar (or cheese of your choice)
  • 6 Stalks Asparagus
  • 6 Slice Deli Ham/Turkey
  • 1 Whole Common Mushroom (optional)
  • 3-4 tbsp Kewpie Mayo (can sub with regular mayo)

Directions

1) Gather all the ingredients.

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2) Heat oven to 425F.

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3) Wash and trim asparagus as needed.  Cut asparagus into halves or roughly 2 inches in length.  Set aside.

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4) Cut deli meat into 4ths and set aside.

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5) Slice optional mushroom and set aside (you need 1 slice per pizza).

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6) Line a baking sheet with a silicone baking mat or parchment paper.  Place 1/4 cup of shredded cheese on the silicone baking mat and spread cheese around to form a circle roughly 2-3 inches in diameter.  Repeat with rest of the 11 Pizza Crust and ensure they are not touching each other.

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7) Place a piece of cut deli cut in the center top of each Pizza Crust, followed by a piece of asparagus and optional mushroom.

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8) Once the oven reaches temperature, bake in the center of the oven for 8-10 minutes until cheese is bubbling and edges have slightly begun to brown.

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9) Once done, remove the tray from oven and let the cheese cool down (about 3-4 minutes).  Top with a squeeze of Kewpie Mayo and enjoy like a pizza!

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Japanese inspired low carb gluten-free cheese crust pizza served on a wooden cutting board topped with asparagus, mushroom and mayo.

Japanese Cheese Crust Pizza

Quick and easy flour-less Japanese Cheese Crust Pizza made with melted shredded cheese and delicious toppings reminiscent of traditional Japanese Pizza. This delicious cheesy recipe is the perfect low carb and protein packed dish.
5 from 4 votes
Course: Snack
Cuisine: Asian Fusion
Keyword: cheese crust pizza, low carb pizza
Prep Time: 5 minutes
Cook Time: 10 minutes
Total Time: 15 minutes
Servings: 12 Pizzas
Print Recipe
Calories: 144kcal

Ingredients

  • 3 Cups Shredded Cheddar
  • 6 Slice Asparagus
  • 6 Slice Deli Ham/Turkey
  • 1 Whole Common Mushroom or any mushroom of choice
  • 3-4 tbsp Kewpie Mayo can sub with regular mayo

Instructions

  • Gather all the ingredients.
    Keto Japanese Cheese Crust Pizza Recipe (21)
  • Heat oven to 425F.
    Keto Japanese Cheese Crust Pizza Recipe (16)
  • Wash and trim asparagus as needed. Cut asparagus into halves or roughly 2 inches in length. Set aside.
    Keto Japanese Cheese Crust Pizza Recipe (11)
  • Cut deli meat into 4th and set aside.
    Keto Japanese Cheese Crust Pizza Recipe (19)
  • Slice optional mushroom and set aside (you need 1 slice per pizza).
    Keto Japanese Cheese Crust Pizza Recipe (20)
  • Line a baking sheet with a silicone baking mat (parchment paper works too). Place 1/4 cup of shredded cheese on the silicone baking mat and spread cheese around to form a circle roughly 2-3 inches in diameter. Repeat with rest of the 11 Pizza Crust (or how many ever you have room for) and ensure they are not touching each other.
    Keto Japanese Cheese Crust Pizza Recipe (12)
  • Place a piece of cut deli cut in the center top of each Pizza Crust, followed by a piece of asparagus and optional mushroom.
    Keto Japanese Cheese Crust Pizza Recipe (14)
  • Once the oven reaches temperature, bake in the center of the oven for 8-10 minutes until cheese is bubbling and edges have slightly begun to brown.
    Keto Japanese Cheese Crust Pizza Recipe (22)
  • Once done, remove the tray from oven and let the cheese cool down (about 3-4 minutes). Top with a squeeze of Kewpie Mayo and enjoy like a pizza!
    Keto Japanese Cheese Crust Pizza Recipe (25)

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Nutrition

Calories: 144kcal | Carbohydrates: 1g | Protein: 8g | Fat: 12g | Saturated Fat: 6g | Cholesterol: 36mg | Sodium: 234mg | Potassium: 28mg | Sugar: 1g | Vitamin A: 283IU | Calcium: 204mg | Iron: 1mg
*Values Based Per Serving
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