There is something so delicious and nostalgic about fresh pizza. When you have to change your diet to be gluten-free, dairy-free, or just healthier in general, it can mean giving up on pizza. However, this recipe is a great way to have delicious pizza that won’t upset your diet. With a little prep and planning, this cauliflower crust can become a family favorite. I encourage you to try my recipe and adapt to your desire. Here’s to creating new memories within a Color Me Sensible Diet World.
Yummy Cauliflower Crust Pizza
4 cups uncooked riced Cauliflower
1/3 cup Gluten-Free Flour Blend
1 egg (or replacement for egg)
1/3 cup Vegan Parmesan Cheese
1 tsp Italian Seasoning Blend
1 tsp Minced Garlic
Pizza Toppings as Desired
- You can find riced cauliflower in the grocery store freezer vegetable section for easier prep.
- You can change the flavoring of the crust just by changing the seasoning of the crust.
So now get your creative juices flowing and Let’s Get Started!
1.Take a head of cauliflower and cut up into florets.
2. Using a food processor, chop up the cauliflower until it is like tiny rice grains.
3.Cook the cauliflower in a pot of boiling water until it appears translucent. This will take about 7 minutes or so.
4.Once completed, lay onto paper towels to cool down.
5.Once the cauliflower is completely cooled down. Squeeze the cauliflower in the paper towel in order to get all the excess water out of it.
6.In a bowl, place the cauliflower, flour, egg, cheese, and seasonings. Mix together until completely combined.
7.Prepare a baking sheet with parchment paper or greasing it. Place the mixture onto the pan, flattening to around 1/3″ thick form a pizza crust to desired size. We go with around a 9″ size circle.
8.Bake the crust for 15-20 minutes at 425 F or until the edges of the crust start to get golden brown.
9.Place the desired toppings on pizza.
9b. For sauteed vegetables to top pizza, take your desired vegetables and slice them into small bite sizes. Saute the vegetables into a slightly oiled pan and season as desired. Once the vegetables are to desired softness, remove from heat and set aside.
10. Bake for another 15 minutes or until desired color and doneness.
11. Remove from oven and allow to cool for at least 10 minutes to allow the crust to set up.
12. Slice and Enjoy!!