GD Friendly Pizza

As quick and easy as putting a frozen pizza in the oven, but you get to choose the toppings. These GD friendly wrap pizzas are quick and huge hit with everyone who tries them!
GD Friendly pizzas on plates

GD friendly pizza (yes, GD friendly!)

Did you know you could have GD friendly pizza? This low carb, high protein, high fat pizza won’t spike your blood sugar levels like a regular pizza might and it tastes just as good as any other thin crust pizza.

No messing around making your own low carb base, this GD friendly pizza is home-made in a matter of minutes using a tortilla wrap. Choose what toppings to add and it cooks in less than 10 minutes! Just as quick as popping a ready made pizza in the oven.

What’s better still, you can eat the whole thing if you want due to it being heavily paired with great toppings.

Another option is to use a green pesto or red pesto for the base sauce, instead of tomato if you prefer something different and if you find you struggle with tolerating tomatoes.

If you want to make this pizza vegetarian then pack with lots of lower carb veggies, cheeses and toppings, if you want to make it vegan, then try using a vegan cheese alternative such as Violife.

Picking a better tortilla wrap

Tortilla wraps can vary vastly in nutritional value. Some can be much higher in carbs and many are made with refined white flour which many GD mothers may find more difficult to tolerate.

In this table below I have compared many of main brand larger tortilla wraps so you can find ones which are lower in carbs and higher in protein and fat. Please note the nutritional information shared below is per wrap and wrap sizes can vary. I have only compared larger sized wraps, not mini versions:

carbs (g)protein (g)fat (g)
Carb Zone Low Carb Tortilla (6x65g)7.014.08.5
Sainsbury’s Deliciously Free From Sweet Potato Tortilla Wraps (x4)10.51.81.3
Genius 4 Gluten-Free Fibre Fest Beetroot Wraps (4x40g)13.02.11.4
Bfree Sweet Potato Wraps (6x42g)13.92.30.8
Bfree Quinoa and Chia Seed Wrap with Teff & Flax Seeds (6x42g)14.23.52.5
Warburtons Gluten Free High Protein Wraps with Super Seeds (4x45g)16.77.73.6
Bfree Gluten Free Multigrain Wrap (6x42g)17.12.51.2
ASDA Mexican Style Wholemeal Tortillas x8 (320g pack)19.03.13.0
Old El Paso Mexican 8 Regular Super Soft Wholewheat Tortilla Wraps (8x41g)19.53.72.4
Old El Paso Mexican 8 Regular Super Soft Corn & Wheat Tortilla Wraps (8x42g)21.73.62.0
Weight Watchers White Wraps (x6)22.23.30.8
ASDA Mexican Style Wheat Flour & Corn Tortillas x8 (320g pack)23.03.81.9
Sainsbury’s Soft Corn Tortilla Wraps x8 (320g pack)23.23.81.9
Mission Deli Wholemeal Wrap (x6)25.55.15.1
Weight Watchers Wholemeal Wraps (x6)26.44.10.8
essential Waitrose 8 Large Wholemeal Tortilla Wraps x8 (488g pack)26.55.63.9
Sainsbury’s Wholemeal Tortilla Wraps x8 (512g pack)26.85.72.8
Tesco 8 Wholemeal Tortilla Wraps (8x61g)27.95.53.2
Tesco 8 Multiseed Tortilla Wraps (8x61g)29.05.23.8
ASDA Wholemeal Wraps x8 (496g pack)30.05.62.9
Tesco 8 Plain Tortilla Wraps (8x61g)30.35.03.1
Mission Deli Wheat & White Wraps x6 (367g pack)31.04.64.2
Mission Deli Seeded Wraps (x6)31.05.33.8
Waitrose 8 Seeded Tortilla Wraps x8 (512g pack)31.15.63.7
essential Waitrose 8 Large Tortilla Wraps x8 (488g pack)32.04.43.5
Waitrose 6 Malted Rye Tortilla Wraps x6 (384g pack)32.94.92.8
ASDA White Wraps x8 (496g pack)33.05.02.5
Morrisons Plain Tortilla Wraps (8x64g)33.25.22.8
Sainsbury’s Plain Tortilla Wraps x8 (512g pack)33.94.72.6
Morrisons White With More Wraps (8x64g)34.35.02.4

This is not really much of a ‘recipe’ just a few basic instructions on how to make it. If you have kids they’ll love helping to make their own pizzas too. These GD friendly pizzas or ‘wrap pizzas’ are one of my boys favourite things to make and something we’ve been making for years!

 

GD Friendly pizzas on plates

GD Friendly Pizza

As quick and easy as putting a frozen pizza in the oven, but you get to choose the toppings. These GD friendly wrap pizzas are quick and huge hit with everyone who tries them!
Prep Time: 5 minutes
Cook Time: 10 minutes
Total Time: 15 minutes
Course: Main Meal, Snacks
Cuisine: American, British, Italian
Diet: Diabetic, Gluten Free, Vegan, Vegetarian
Keyword: pizza, wrap pizza
Free or Membership Recipe: Free Recipe
Nut Free Recipe: Nut Free
Servings: 1 pizza
Calories: 557kcal
Author: Jo Paterson

Ingredients

  • 1 whole soft tortilla wrap
  • 2 tbsp tomato purée or pesto
  • 50 grams mozzarella full fat, torn into pieces or grated
  • 50 grams cheddar full fat grated
  • 50 grams soft goats cheese full fat, cut into slices
  • 3 whole sundried tomatoes chopped
  • ¼ whole red onion sliced
  • 6 whole anchovies anchovy fillets in oil
  • 25 grams olives
  • 1 handful rocket
  • 1 drizzle extra virgin olive oil

Instructions

  • Preheat your oven to 200°c (fan assisted)
  • Spread the tomato purée or pesto thinly over the tortilla wrap using the back of a spoon, ensuring you have a good spread across the whole wrap, leave an edge if you want to create a 'crust' edge
  • Add all your toppings apart from the grated cheddar*Avoid building the middle of your pizza up too heavy or you will end up with a soggy pizza!
  • Cover your toppings with grated cheddar. You do not need to weigh out the cheddar used, just make sure there is enough to cover your pizza well
  • Place the pizza in the oven for 10 minutes or until the cheese is melted and bubbling
  • Sprinkle with rocket and a drizzle of extra virgin olive oil or serve with a green side salad and coleslaw

Notes

Remember that your toppings are what are pairing the carbs in the pizza, so use toppings which are high in protein and natural fat such as cheeses, meats, fish, pesto, pine nuts and olives etc.
*The nutritional info. provided here is based on using a Mission Deli Wholemeal wrap as this was the wrap that was the lowest carb wrap available in my pregnancies and I tolerated it well. Since then, many more wraps have been introduced to the market meaning there are more lower carb wraps available to use
**The only ingredients included in this nutritional info are the wrap, tomato puree, mozzarella and cheddar

Nutrition

Calories: 557kcal | Carbohydrates: 33g | Protein: 30g | Fat: 33g | of which saturates: 19g | Fibre: 7g | of which sugars: 7g
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