Wagyu Blue Cheese Pizza Salad (Keto & Gluten Free)
By now I think that there's no such wrong way of eating ground meats, right? This is such a versatile and easy to prepare meat; from burgers to meatballs! But in this occasions since I'm in the mood for some good wagyu... grass-fed, juicy and tender goodness all the way from New Zealand.
There's something about wagyu that it just so special and delicious, I decided to mix some of my favorite flavors here! And since turkey pepperoni has been a staple in my fridge for a couple of months now I thought it was time to share this amazing recipe along with some good keto blue cheese dressing and of course grass-fed wagyu from First Light Farms.
About this Wagyu Blue Cheese Pizza Salad:
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 keto blue cheese dressing and some wagyu!
The pork panko as our thickerner agent while skipping any flours from nuts or grains, in this recipe is just a perfect gluten free and keto friendly ingredients and thanks to the nature of them, along with the goat creates the ultimate comfort food.
What's in this Wagyu Blue Cheese Pizza Salad?
As I mentioned earlier, I used First Light Farms grass-fed ground wagyu, pork panko, turkey pepperoni and of course, keto blue cheese! The seasonings included in this recipe are real salt, black pepper, garlic powder and some dried parsely.
You can even pair this recipe with some cauliflower crusts or keto tortillas! As a nutritionist I know that healthy eating should be sustainable and convenient without sacrificing any taste.
The ideas go beyond plain boring salads, for example... I remember growing up, my mother served me steamed cauliflower with mayonnaise, sounds crazy but it works!
You can also try these cauliflower pizza crusts from Cali'flour Foods, me faves!
Veggies is super versatile and they can also be fun; this amazing pizza salad for example! Here other of my own recipes:
Overall, these are the ingredients needed for this Wagyu Blue Cheese Pizza Salad:
Grass-Fed Ground Wagyu (used First Light Farms)
Keto Blue Cheese Dressing
These were great as a snack, side dish and even as a low carb salad if you switch the pork rinds! Remember to keep ingredients wholesome and pick wisely! I love having marinara sauce, with no sugar added on my pantry just because it goes so well in so many recipes, this is a clear example!
Nutritional Benefits From This Recipe:
The spinach and tomatoes here adds some antioxidants and some good a source of vitamin C and along with some healthy fats from the olives. A perfect combination of foods that also provide essential micro nutrients.
Plus grass-fed wagyu makes the difference too! Higher in omega-3's and goodness, more minerals and vitamins thanks to the type of lifestyle these cows had! Plus the taste is so much better while also providing better animal treatment, this is why I choose First Light Farms!
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.
Herbs are also a game changer when it comes to your recipes, it makes even more gourmet and special!
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:
Quick and Easy
Meal Prep Friendly
The end result
These are easy to make, juicy, flavorful and so addicting! I'm obsessed, and since I have always been a fan of blue cheese, pepperoni and wagyu... all together is just a pleasant experience.
Gosh! It was good. It's such an easy comfort food; saucy, warm and with a nice kick of that blue cheese with pepperoni.
I enjoyed mine for dinner or lunch, alone and by the forkful in a big bowl of those veggies! A recipe worth making again no matter the season, perfect to share with your friends and family! At the end it's hard to resist a fun and delicious pizza recipe, even in a salad presentation.
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 veggies!
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!
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Wagyu Blue Cheese Pizza Salad
By María Fernanda López
Serves 7 servings
16oz. of grass-fed ground wagyu (used First Light Farms)
1/2 cup of crushed pork rinds
1/2 tbsp of dried parsley
1 tsp of pink salt
1 tsp of garlic
½ tsp of black pepper
2 cups of spinach
1/2 cup of cherry tomatoes
1/4 cup of mozzarella cheese
7 slices of turkey pepperoni
1/4 piece of roasted onion
2 tbsp of keto blue cheese dressing
Preheat the oven at 350F.
Mix all the ingredients in a bowl for the wagyu patties.
Create 7 patties and bake for 24-28 minutes.
Take out of the oven, let cool down and serve with salad ingredients.
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