Easy Slow-Cooker Protein Pizza

We’re back with ANOTHER meal prep recipe! Today we take pizza to a macro-friendly level that everyone can enjoy with this Easy Slow Cooker Pizza recipe! Don’t fight your pizza cravings any longer…just re-invent them!

• 3 Cups (224g) Pasta
• 1 Pound (16 Ounces) Lean Ground Beef or Turkey
• 1-2 Servings Pepperoni Slices *Optional
• 6 Large Egg Whites
• Chopped Up Vegetables (Your Choice)
• 2 Cans (15 Ounces/425g Per Can) Healthy Pizza Sauce
• 2 Teaspoons Italian Seasoning
2 Teaspoons Minced Garlic
• 8 Ounces (224g) Reduced Fat/ Fat-Free Pizza Cheese

1. Cook your Pasta for around 5 minutes or just before it’s done
2. Brown your Meat
3. Mix all of your ingredients together in a bowl
4. Coat your Slow Cooker with some non-stick cooking spray or line it
5. Layer in your mix and then some cheese
6. Repeat until your have however many layers you want (I like 3)
7. Cover and cook on Low Heat for around 3 1/2-4 hours

Tip: Change it up with different cheeses and/or vegetables!  Buy a low sodium pizza sauce!

About the Author: Derek Howes

Derek Howes is a personal trainer and chef with over a decade of experience in the gym and kitchen. Derek, who is also known as The Protein Chef on his blog and YouTube channel, shows his viewers every week that food doesn’t need to be boring or repetitive— it’s all about balance, moderation, and having the knowledge to change things up. His recipes which have been featured in magazines, on the news, and TV shows are cheap, quick, AND delicious! His motto in life is “everything in moderation”, and is without question the most important habit he follows.



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