Sweet Potato Pizza Crust Recipe with Ham and Olives

Low-calorie sweet potato ‘pizza’

  • serves 2
  • Easy

Check out this super simple, low-calorie pizza using sweet potato, olives and serrano ham. This easy recipe is a great way to make midweek family meals more exciting, yet still being healthy


Try this low calorie sweet potato pizza, then check out our healthy pizza, cauliflower pizza basemargherita pizza and more impressive pizza recipes



  • butter
  • garlic 1 clove, crushed
  • vegetable stock 50ml
  • sweet potatoes 3 (about 600g), peeled and cut into thin rounds
  • ricotta 75g
  • serrano ham 3 slices, torn
  • kalamata olives 8, pitted and quartered
  • rocket a good handful
  • balsamic vinegar for drizzling


  • Step 1

    Heat the oven to 180C/fan 160C/gas 4. Put a small knob of butter, the garlic and stock in a pan, and heat gently for 2 minutes, then season.

  • Step 2

    Arrange the sweet potato rounds in a large circle on a non-stick baking tray. Overlap the slices and drizzle the garlic butter over as you go. Put a sheet of baking paper on top then sit another heavy baking tray over it. Bake in the oven for 30 minutes.

  • Step 3

    Take out the trays and remove the top tray and paper.

  • Step 4

    Season the ricotta well then dot it over the base and put back in the oven for 10 minutes.

  • Step 5

    To finish, drape over the ham and scatter with olives, rocket and a drizzle of balsamic.

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Nutritional Information

  • Kcals 522
  • Fat 11.7g
  • Saturates 5.8g
  • Carbs 81.4g
  • Sugars 42.8g
  • Fibre 14.4g
  • Protein 15.6g
  • Salt 1.8g