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Pepperoni Jalapeño Eggplant Pizza

Hello, my name is Maria and I love making fusion recipes, and this one... let me tell you, it has been on repeat (three times this week!). It's just a combination of flavors that it makes it so irresistible, easy to make and great to make any time of the day!

There's something about spicy flavors and cheese that it just so special and delicious, I decided to incorporate them in this eggplant pizza recipe! This will make a great healthy and fun recipe for you to make for your family, picky eaters? Give this a try!

About this Pepperoni Jalapeño Eggplant Pizza:

This is extremely easy to make and extremely flavorful! The ingredients are simple and short, and the process of making these is just as minimal and easy, you'll be surprised... your guests and their tastebuds! This recipe is perfect no matter the occasion but I wanted to add a little fun twist by using pickled jalapeños, eggplant as our base and some low carb panko for that crisp.

This recipe is made with all high in protein, fiber, and low carb ingredients that will please your tastebuds in every bite.

What's in this Pepperoni Jalapeño Eggplant Pizza?

As I mentioned earlier, eggplant, of course, some marinara sauce, low carb panko and turkey pepperoni which is super versatile and made with just simple ingredients, perfect for your sweet and savory recipes, this one for sure! The seasonings included in this recipe are real salt, black pepper and garlic powder, for topping some pickled jalapeños and red onion.

As a nutritionist I know that healthy eating should be sustainable and convenient without sacrificing any taste. This eggplant recipe is just the proof that even vegetables with "bland" taste can be packed with flavor too!

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Overall, these are the ingredients needed for this Pepperoni Jalapeño Eggplant Pizza:

  • Eggplant

  • Sea Salt

  • Garlic

  • Black Pepper

  • Pork Panko

  • Cheese

  • Turkey Pepperoni

  • Pickles Jalapeño

  • Red Onion

This were great as a dinner or lunch, this healthy recipe is a keeper so save for later! Remember to keep ingredients wholesome and pick wisely!


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Nutritional Benefits From This Recipe:

Protein, for sure, from the turkey pepperoni, along with some tryptophan! Plus some minerals such as iron and copper, plus a great and zinc, essential for our bodies. Along with eggplants of course, a good source of B vitamins, magnesium, copper, vitamin E... simply amazing and so nourishing!

And for spices, adding real salt, pepper and garlic really amps up any taste and aroma to the recipes; a must and another sneaky way to get some micronutrients such as minerals from the sea salt.

The full instructions and ingredient list is listed below. This is just a super easy and flavorful recipe for you to enjoy and your body will love; source of fiber, nutrients and flavor!

Overall this recipe is:

  • Low-Carb

  • Vegetarian

  • Keto Friendly

  • High-Protein

  • Quick and Easy

  • Meal Prep Friendly

  • Delicious!

The end result

This are easy to make, moist, flavorful and so addicting! I'm obsessed, and since I have always been a fan of eggplant recipes with the kick of jalapeños and cheese, all in a crispy eggplant, this recipe is definitely a winner!

Seriously could eat this eggplant recipe any day... simply amazing.

I enjoyed mine for dinner or lunch, alone and by the forkful in a big bowl on the side of some air fried chicken for that extra protein. But even I enjoyed it alone, the flavor is just so good that I made this recipe a couple of times already. A recipe worth making again no matter the season, perfect to share with your friends and family!

Not boring or complicated! This are a great lunch for kids and grown ups. Pro tip: Prepare these for meal prep and enjoy a nutrient dense meal all week long with different protein of choice; eggs, tofu, chicken, shrimp...

This is a great recipe that your family or friends will love! Easy to prepare and super fresh, great for a brunch, lunch and even a dinner. This recipe is made to enjoy in the most effortless and most delicious way ever, I mean... only simple ingredients!

Sharing is caring!

Remember that sharing is caring so please spread the love by saving, sharing or bookmarking this recipe for later. To cook with your loved ones on one of your amazing brunches or friend gatherings!

With love,



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Pepperoni Jalapeño Eggplant Pizza

By María Fernanda López

Serves 1-2 serving


  • 1 large eggplant

  • 1 tsp of garlic

  • 1/8 tsp of black pepper

  • 1/8 tsp of sea salt

  • 1/4 cup of low-carb panko

  • 1/3 cup of sugar-free marinara sauce (used otamot or 356 Whole Foods Brand)

  • 4-6 slices of apple gate turkey bacon

  • 2 slices of baby bel cheese

  • 2 tbsp of pickles jalapeños

  • 2 tsp of chopped red onion


  1. Slice the eggplant, brush a little of the marinara sauce and add the seasonings. Coat with panko.

  2. Air fry for 20 minutes at 350F.

  3. Add the cheese and rest of the ingredients.

  4. Air fry for 8 minutes at 385F.

  5. Enjoy!

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