Cauliflower Crust Pizza

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Last Updated on May 20, 2020 by Chef Mireille

Cauliflower Crust PizzaI have been seeing recipes for Cauliflower Crust Pizza for a few years now and it has been on my to do list for a long time. I finally tried it. After looking at several recipes, I used this one which does not have any grain at all. While I did like the pizza, I felt the crust was too soft. It did not have the bite of a good pizza crust. Next time I try this, I would definitely add some grain. I think rice flour would be a good choice because it will have a nice crunch and still remain a #glutenfree pizza crust.

I am still presenting this version for those who like a soft crust pizza. You can add any toppings you desire as you would a regular pizza.I like putting my toppings under the cheese, but that is a personal preference. The cheese seals them underneath so that they never fall off.  You can put the toppings on top of the cheese which is more traditional, if you prefer.

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I still enjoyed this pizza so much, despite the soft crust. Delicious, gluten free vegetable based pizza – great healthier alternative!

Are you watching your carb intake? Then this is a must try pizza for you!


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Cauliflower Crust Pizza

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Cauliflower Crust Pizza

a gluten free and carb free pizza!
Prep Time20 mins
Cook Time25 mins
Total Time45 mins
Course: Main Course, Snack
Cuisine: Continental
Servings: 1 10" pizza

Ingredients

  • 1 small head cauliflower coarsely chopped
  • cup ¼grated Asiago Parmesan or any dry aged cheese can be used
  • 1/4 cup grated mozzarella cheese
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon dried basil
  • 1/4 teaspoon dried thyme
  • 1/4 teaspoon crushed red pepper
  • Topping Ingredients:
  • Marinara sauce
  • grated mozzarella cheese
  • Thinly sliced zucchini
  • Thinly sliced chicken sausage

Instructions

  • Preheat oven to 450 F. Place a cookie sheet or pizza stone in the oven.
  • In a food processor, pulse the cauliflower until you have a powdery almost snow like consistency, about 30 pulses. You should have about 3 cups of cauliflower snow.
  • Transfer to a shallow bowl and microwave for 4 minutes, stirring half way through.
  • As soon as it is cool enough to handle, transfer to a clean tea towel or cheesecloth and squeeze out all of the liquid.
  • In a bowl, combine cauliflower with cheeses, salt and herbs. Mix well by hand until it comes together.
  • On a pizza peel or cutting board, place a piece of parchment paper and spray with non stick spray. Using your hands, spread the cauliflower mixture, until you have a thin round circle about 10”.
    Cauliflower Crust Pizza
  • Slide onto the pizza stone or cookie sheet inside the oven and bake for 15 minutes, until golden brown at the edges.
    Cauliflower Crust Pizza
  • Now add your sauce and toppings as desired. I used zucchini and chicken sausage.
  • Bake for about 10 minutes, until the cheese is melted.
  • Leave to cool for 5 minutes before slicing and serving.
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