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Low Carb Crockpot Pizza Casserole

Add this low carb, trim healthy mama s dinner to your busy day menu.

Prep this early in the day and let it cook while you run errands, teach your kiddos, clean, or even just relax. Knowing you have a delicious pizza casserole cooking in your crockpot will be satisfying. This was a winner with the whole family. If your family isn’t following either a low carb or trim healthy mama eating plan, serve it with some crusty bread. They will be going back for seconds.

This recipe is super easy to make.

I made this as part of my weekend meal prep. If you are making meals that require you to precook the meat, I suggest starting with those. That way the meat has a chance to cool off before you put it in a container. I cooked up the meat and veggies and let them cool before putting in a gallon bag. And then everything went into one of those shoeboxes. This is my favorite meal prep and dinner saver idea I have used.

Add your family favorite’s to the dish.

We are huge black olive fans. Pizza needs to have olives on it for us. If your family loves chunks of partially cooked bell peppers and onions, don’t cook those with the meat. I am not a fan bell peppers, much less partially cooked ones. In a crockpot I don’t find them to get cooked through enough so I go ahead and cook them. Make adjustments for your family’s tastes. None of us are anchovy fans, so you won’t find those in any pizza recipe I post. I really hope your family loved this as much as mine did.

Low Carb Crockpot Pizza Casserole


  • Crockpot


  • 1 lb Hamburger Meat
  • 1 lb Italian Sausage I used homemade wild hog Italian sausage
  • 1 Med Onion, diced
  • 1 Med Bell Pepper, diced I used half of a red or orange
  • 2 t Minced Garlic
  • 1 t Salt
  • 1/2 t Black pepper
  • 1 1/2 t Italian Seasoning
  • 8 oz Mushrooms, minced or diced optional
  • Few Shakes Red Pepper Flakes optional
  • 14.5 oz Canned Tomatoes, drained
  • 14 oz Jar of Pizza Sauce
  • 2 C Shredded Pizza Cheese
  • 1 C Shredded Mozzarella
  • Pepperoni Slices
  • 2.25 oz Can of Sliced Black Olives optional


  • Brown both meats in a large skillet over medium heat.
  • Add the onion and bell pepper. Cook to your family's preference.
  • Add all of the seasonings, mushrooms, minced garlic., and drained tomatoes. Stir well.
  • If part of meal prep and allow to cool down and pick up here when ready to finish. Add the 2 cups of shredded pizza cheese. Stir to combine.
  • Spray crockpot with non-stick spray. Add meat, veggie, and cheese mixture to the crockpot.
  • Pour pizza sauce on top and spread out.
  • Lay pepperoni slices on top. Cover with lid and cook for 3-4 hours on high or 5-7 hours on low.
  • About 15 minutes before the dinner is finished, sprinkle the one cup of shredded mozzarella and the sliced black olives on top. Replace lid and cook for about 15 more minutes.
  • Serve hot with a salad.

9 Responses to “Low Carb Crockpot Pizza Casserole

  • Becky Corrick
    3 years ago

    What is the difference between “pizza cheese” and mozzarella? Thanks!

    • Jennifer Overstreet
      3 years ago

      Pizza cheese is a blend of cheeses that go great on pizza. You can use only mozzarella if you want/need to.

    • Jennifer Overstreet
      2 years ago

      Either one is fine. Pizza cheese has more than mozzarella included in the bag.

  • Terri Holbrook
    3 years ago

    Could Dreamfields noodles be added in a 1/4 cup serving as an S-helper or would that make it a crossover?

    • Jennifer Overstreet
      3 years ago

      Dreamfields pasta can be used in an e or s setting, you just need to make sure you stick to a serving size.

  • Jamie Taylor
    3 years ago

    Do you think this will be OK without the beef? If I double the sausage? We can’t do beef right now.

    • Jennifer Overstreet
      3 years ago

      Absolutely. That will probably give it more flavor.

  • I am going to try this recipe this week! It’s getting hot here in NE Oregon and I like the idea of using my crockpot instead of baking in a hot oven! Thank you!

    • Jennifer Overstreet
      3 years ago

      I am all about not heating up my house when it is hot outside. I hope you liked it.

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