Eggplant pizza bites are easy vegetarian low carb appetizers made of baked eggplant, tomato sauce, spinach, and cheese. A simple delicious keto pizza recipe that also make delicious keto vegan pizza bites using vegan cheese.
Eggplant Pizza Bites – Vegetarian Low carb appetizer
You know how much I love fun finger food that involves vegetables right? Eggplant is my girl’s favorite vegetable and as her 5th birthday is coming up, I am trying new fun recipes for her.
She loves pizza, she loves eggplant so say hello to those delicious eggplant pizza bites.
All you need to make those delicious eggplant pizza bites are 5 ingredients:
- Eggplant – keep the skin on, it adds fiber and the bites hold better together.
- Tomato sauce – I used 100% natural tomato passata. You can also use my Keto Pizza Sauce.
- Olive oil – to spread on top of one side before grilling.
- Cheese – I used mozzarella cheese but Parmesan is a great option too. My husband is vegan, for him I am using vegan ‘cheese’ made of cashews or vegan Parmesan that I am buying in store.
- Toppings: I choose baby spinach leaves and a combo of orange and red cherry tomatoes to keep it low carb friendly. Feel free to add any keto vegetable of your choice on top like olives, diced capsicum, olives, etc.
Low-Carb tasty bites
It passed the test of both kids tonight. These bites will be on the birthday finger food table for sure with my homemade low-carb tortilla chips.
I was surprised how they hold pretty well in your hands. It is a very easy appetizer to serve at any time, and the flavor is amazing!
It tastes like pizza, without the crispy crust of course – but also only 1.7 grams of net carbs per bite!
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The eggplant base is soft and melts in your mouth. It is not chewy at all. Even if you are not a big fan of eggplant, give this a go! It is divine!
Eggplant pizza bites – small bite-size fun food for kids
I used one eggplant in this recipe – which makes 10 slices.
Of course, there are mostly large bites – that I enjoyed myself! but there are also a few small bits from the top of the eggplant that is perfect for the kids’ hands.
I served this for dinner tonight and my 2 kids and I devoured the whole eggplant! Delicious!
Enjoy those simple eggplant pizza bites and tell me what is your favorite topping?
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