Thursday, January 9, 2014

Cauliflower Pizza Crust


I have been wanting to try this recipe for a long time and I finally did it and OH MY GOODNESS!!!!!! It was delicious! I cannot believe I haven't tried this sooner. 

You can really put whatever toppings you want to on this pizza. I was going for veggie toppings and it came out great. On top of this recipe being healthier, it's also gluten free!!!!

Ingredients
  • 1 head of cauliflower
  • 1 cup parmesan cheese, shredded
  • 1 egg
  • 1 teaspoon dried oregeno
  • 2 garlic cloves, crushed
  • Olive oil
  • Pizza sauce
  • Additional mozzarella, and your choice of toppings
Instructions
  1. Preheat oven to 450 degrees.
  2. Remove leaves and stalks from cauliflower and pulse in a food processor until it looks like grain.
  3. Microwave for 8 minutes. (No need to add water!) After cauliflower has cooked, cool slightly, place cauliflower in cheesecloth and squeeze excess liquid out. (This step is very important!)
  4. Mix one cup of the cauliflower with the egg, Parmesan, crushed garlic, and oregano.
  5. Form the dough into a circle on a non-stick baking sheet. Brush olive oil over crust.
  6. Bake in oven for 15-20 minutes.

  7. Add sauce and toppings and broil on high for about 3 minutes, or until cheese in melted. Remember, if you are using meat toppings they should be pre-cooked, since they will only be broiled for the time it takes the cheese to melt.