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High Protein Sausage & Egg Breakfast Pizza Recipe

Enjoy a protein-packed start to your day with this delicious Breakfast Pizza Recipe. Featuring low-carb tortillas as our pizza crust, a cheesy, creamy sauce, scrambled eggs, crumbled sausage, shredded cheese, and any extra toppings you desire.
Prep Time15 minutes
Course: Breakfast/Brunch
Cuisine: American
Method: Air Fryer or Oven
Servings: 1 pizza


Breakfast Pizza

  • 1 large flour tortilla low carb or gluten-free
  • 3 tbsp shredded cheese cheddar, mozzarella, or your favorite blend
  • 1/3 cup ground sausage, turkey sausage or bacon cooked
  • 2 large eggs scrambled
  • 2 tablespoons cottage cheese cheesy sauce
  • Salt and pepper to taste
  • Optional toppings: diced bell peppers onions, tomatoes, or salsa
  • Fresh herbs such as chopped parsley or chives for garnish

Cottage Cheesy Sauce

  • 1/2 cup cottage cheese (regular or low fat)
  • 1 tablespoons nutritional yeast


Cottage Cheesy Sauce

  • Blend the sauce: Add the cottage cheese and nutritional yeast to a blender or food processor and blend until creamy and smooth.

Breakfast Pizza

  • Preheat the oven: Preheat your oven to 375°F (190°C).
  • Cook eggs and sausage: Prepare your egg mixture as you would to make scrambled eggs. Scramble the eggs and set aside. Then, using a skillet, cook and prepare the sausage. Set aside.
  • Prepare the tortilla: Place the tortilla on a baking sheet or a pizza stone.
  • Add the cheese sauce: Smear the cottage cheesy sauce evenly over the tortilla, leaving a small border around the edges. Store any leftover sauce in the fridge for a week
  • Add eggs, sausage, and cheese: Distribute the scrambled eggs over the cheesy sauce, followed by the cooked breakfast sausage over the eggs. Add any additional toppings, such as diced bell peppers, onions, or tomatoes.
  • Top with remaining cheese: Sprinkle the shredded cheese over the sausage and toppings.
  • Bake in the oven: Place the baking sheet or pizza stone in the preheated oven and bake for about 10-12 minutes or until the cheese is melted and bubbly, and the edges of the tortilla are golden and crispy. Enjoy!
  • OR Cook in the air fryer: Cook at 375F for 5-8 minutes or until the cheese is melted, and the edges of the tortilla are crispy.


Expert Tips

    • Toppings: Feel free to top this breakfast pizza recipe with additional toppings of choice. Some good options include diced bell peppers, diced red onions, green onions, diced tomatoes, cilantro, avocado, mushrooms, hot sauce, bacon, spinach, potatoes, hash browns, and different cheeses: parmesan cheese, mozzarella cheese, pepper jack cheese, Monterey jack, and more! 
    • Crust: As an alternative to tortillas, you’re welcome to use pre-made pizza crust from the grocery store or homemade pizza dough from scratch. Follow the cooking instructions on the package or recipe and add your toppings. 
    • Variations: Instead of sausage breakfast pizza, feel free to use finely chopped bacon (bacon bits) to make bacon breakfast pizza. You could also do chorizo, chicken sausage, or whatever protein you love. Feel free to swap the eggs for scrambled egg whites if desired. 

Serving Tips

  • Serve with favorite toppings and garnishes and a side of fruit salad. 
  • Make a fun and easy breakfast pizza bar with a bowl for each topping for a fun and hands-on breakfast with the kids. Let everyone choose their toppings and cook individually. 

Storage Tips

  • Store leftover breakfast pizza slices in an airtight container in the refrigerator for up to 2-3 days. Reheat in the air fryer to get it nice and crispy. Reheating in the microwave works as well. 


Serving: 1g | Calories: 473kcal | Carbohydrates: 9g | Protein: 57g | Fat: 22g | Saturated Fat: 10g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 3g | Monounsaturated Fat: 7g | Trans Fat: 0.1g | Cholesterol: 448mg | Sodium: 907mg | Potassium: 657mg | Fiber: 2g | Sugar: 4g | Vitamin A: 903IU | Calcium: 334mg | Iron: 3mg