Cauliflower Crust Pizza

Love pizza but not the carbs? Try our gluten-free cauliflower crust pizza, piled high with fresh veggies and chicken.

September 12, 2016
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Love pizza but not the carbs and calories? Try our cauliflower crust pizza. It's a great way to get more veggies in your diet, and it's packed with so much flavor, you won't miss the flour.

Ingredients

Crust:

  • 1 medium cauliflower
  • ½ teaspoon dried basil
  • ½ teaspoon dried oregano
  • ½ teaspoon garlic powder
  • ¼ cup shredded parmesan cheese
  • ¼ cup shredded mozzarella cheese
  • 1 egg

Topping:

  • ¼ cup marinara sauce
  • ¼ cup shredded mozzarella cheese
  • 1 yellow bell pepper, diced
  • ½ cup spinach, chopped
  • 1 roma tomato, diced
  • 8 ounces cooked chicken breast,  boneless/skinless, diced

Instructions

  1. Wash and dry cauliflower.
  2. Cut off the florets
  3. Pulse in food processor for 30 seconds (until powdery snow consistency).
  4. Place the cauliflower in a microwave safe bowl and cover. Microwave for 4 minutes.
  5. Place cooked cauliflower onto a clean tea towel and allow to cool.
  6. Wrap the cauliflower in the dish towel and wring out as much water as possible (will ensure a crispy crust).
  7. Place cauliflower into a bowl. Add parmesan cheese, mozzarella cheese, dried basil, dried oregano and garlic powder. Add egg. Mix.
  8. Once completely mixed, place dough on oiled parchment paper. Create the pizza circle with a medium thick crust.
  9. Slide parchment paper onto either a pizza stone or cookie sheet.
  10. Bake for 8-11 minutes, or until it starts to turn golden brown. Remove from oven and add all of the toppings.
  11. Slide parchment paper with topped pizza into oven and cook for an additional 5 to 7 minutes or until cheese is melted and golden.
  12. Cool for 2 minutes, then slice and enjoy!

Nutrition Information

Serving size: 1/5 of the pizza

Amount per serving

  • Calories: 178
  • Fat: 6g
    • Saturated fat: 3g
  • Protein: 18g
  • Total carbohydrates: 15g
    • Dietary fiber: 5g
  • Sodium: 247mg
  • Cholesterol: 67mg