P2 hCG Diet Recipe | Zucchini Pizza Bites w/ Ground Beef | AP
P2 hCG Diet Recipe | Zucchini Pizza Bites w/ Ground Beef | AP
  • 7oz ground beef(100g per 3.5 oz) 96% lean
  • 10oz zucchiniwith peel, sliced into 16 rounds for 10 oz (approx 11g per round)-AP
  • 1/2cup canned tomatoes
  • 1tsp dried basil
  • 1tsp garlicminced
  • 1tbsp onionchopped fine
  • 1/4tsp ground black pepper
  • 1tsp salt
  • 1 1/2tsp nutritional yeastAP
  • 2tbsp beef broth(half for the meat, half for the sauce) fat free
  1. Lay the zucchini slices on a lined tray and sprinkle with 1/2 tsp salt. Let sit for 5 minutes then place on a hot grill. Sear each side for 2 minutes, remove and place back on the tray. Set aside.
  2. Sauté the ground beef, 1 tbsp beef broth, 1/2 tsp salt and1/4 tsp black pepper. Break up the ground beef while stirring so there are no large clumps. Set aside.
  3. Add 1 tbsp beef broth, minced garlic and onions to a small pan and sauté until the garlic begins to brown.
  4. Add the canned tomatoes, basil, 1/4 tsp black pepper and 1/2 tsp salt to the pan. Bring to a boil.
  5. Boil for 3-5 minutes or until slightly thick. Remove from heat and puree. Should make about 1.5 cups of sauce.
  6. Place 1.5 tbsp of sauce on the 16 grilled zucchini slices – then top each slice with 1 tbsp ground beef.
  7. Bake in a 350 degree F oven for 5 minutes, remove and sprinkle with nutritional yeast. Eat while hot.
Recipe Notes

You do not need to grill the zucchini slices if you are looking to save time but it does add a nice extra flavor. Make a large batch of sauce and freeze in 1/4 cup portions. Remove from freezer and thaw whenever you need sauce 296 grams is about 1 1/2 medium sized zucchinis. You should be able to get about 16 slices of zucchini for the pizza bites.