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Courgette Pizza with Tempeh Bits

The first time we tried this recipe (even on its "draft" version) we quite impressed. It almost tasted like potato fries with cream and butter. But far from being a fatty meal, this pizza is full of fiber, protein, vitamins, and minerals.

low carb healthy courgette pizza with fermented tempeh

Level: Medium Time: 40 min Servings: 1 - 2

You'll need:

  • 1/2 - 1 Ragi Green Pea Tempeh, chopped into small cubes

  • 2 big courgettes, thinly shredded

  • 1 c aquafaba (chickpea liquid)

  • 2 tbsp flaxseed, ground

  • shredded vegan cheese

  • 1/4 onion, thinly sliced

  • 1 garlic clove, minced

  • 1 tbsp oregano

  • 2 tbsp olive oil

  • salt and pepper

  • 4 tbsp tomato sauce

  • fresh basil


  1. Preheat the oven to 220 C, baking mode.

  2. Heat the shredded courgette for 5 minutes in the microwave.

  3. Distribute it on a clean cloth and let it dry for 5 min (the less water the better) Then, squeeze all the water.

  4. In a bowl, mix the courgette, vegan cheese, oregano, garlic, aquafaba, linen seeds, salt, and pepper.

  5. Make a ball with the dough and then flatten it down to make the pizza dough.

  6. Cook in the oven for around 20 minutes until it starts to toast.