Cauliflower Pizza Crust

That’s right folks, cauliflower pizza crust. I know it sounds wacky, but I’ve been seeing a lot about this recently and last night was the night to try it. I was truly impressed and this is definitely going to be repeated soon!

Here’s a picture of the crust alone, fresh out of the oven and ready for pizza toppings:

And here’s the completed pizza! Organic sauce, diced onions, spinach, and turkey pepperoni:

Ingredients

1 cup cooked, riced cauliflower

1 cup shredded mozzarella cheese

1 egg, beaten

1 teaspoon dried oregano

½ teaspoon garlic salt

Directions

To “rice” the Cauliflower: Take 1 large head of fresh cauliflower, remove stems and leaves, and chop the florets into chunks. Add to food processor and pulse until it looks like grain. Do not over-do pulse or you will puree it. (If you don’t have a food processor, you can grate the whole head with a cheese grater). Place the riced cauliflower into a microwave safe bowl and microwave for 8 minutes. There is no need to add water, as the natural moisture in the cauliflower is enough to cook itself.

To Make the Pizza Crust:

1.                  Preheat oven to 450 degrees. Spray a cookie sheet with non-stick cooking spray.

2.                  In a medium bowl, stir together 1 cup cauliflower, egg and mozzarella. Transfer to the cookie sheet,  and pat out into a 9″ circle. Sprinkle with oregano and garlic salt.

3.                  Bake at 450 degrees for 15 minutes.

4.                  Remove from oven.

5.                  To the crust, add sauce, toppings and cheese. Place under a broiler at high heat just until cheese is melted (approximately 3-4 minutes).

Nutritional Info

 
  2 Servings 
Amount Per Serving
  Calories 212.5
  Total Fat 10.3 g
      Saturated Fat 7.0 g
      Polyunsaturated Fat 0.1 g
      Monounsaturated Fat 0.0 g
  Cholesterol 30.3 mg
  Sodium 502.5 mg
  Potassium 558.0 mg
  Total Carbohydrate 10.0 g
      Dietary Fiber 3.8 g
      Sugars 0.2 g
  Protein 20.0 g
 
  Vitamin A 16.1 %
  Vitamin B-12 10.0 %
  Vitamin B-6 18.6 %
  Vitamin C 116.0 %
  Vitamin D 5.0 %
  Vitamin E 2.3 %
  Calcium 44.3 %
  Copper 3.5 %
  Folate 28.9 %
  Iron 6.7 %
  Magnesium 6.3 %
  Manganese 11.8 %
  Niacin 4.1 %
  Pantothenic Acid     14.8 %
  Phosphorus     10.4 %
  Riboflavin 30.6 %
  Selenium 12.4 %
  Thiamin 10.7 %
  Zinc 4.8 %
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3 thoughts on “Cauliflower Pizza Crust

  1. Robin M

    I am going to have to try this! Chad makes a really great pizza crust from scratch but this will be a good way to get more veggies into our meals. I’m not a big fan of cauliflower but I think this will be better than sneaking cauliflower into mashed potatoes! You are brilliant, Brittany!

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  2. Pingback: {paleo} or {mostly paleo} cauliflower crust pizza | Brittany Jean's Blog

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