This is a delicious and healthy Cauliflower Crust Pizza. Make this low-carb pizza. Only 6 ingredients and so easy to make!

Cauliflower Crust Pizza

Cauliflower Pizza Crust Recipe by Brittany Mullins 

That cauliflower crust Pizza is arguably the most fun way to eat cauliflower! It’s obviously not the same texture or flavor as a traditional doughy pizza crust, but it’s so delicious! It’s crunchy around the edges, has a hint of roasted cauliflower flavor, and tastes just like pizza.

Cauliflower Crust Pizza Ingredients:

There are two parts to this recipe – the crust and the toppings!

HERE’S WHAT YOU NEED FOR THE CAULIFLOWER PIZZA CRUST:

  • riced cauliflower
  • garlic
  • part-skim shredded mozzarella cheese
  • egg
  • dried basil
  • dried oregano

SOME TOPPING IDEAS:

  • Pizza sauce
  • shredded mozzarella cheese
  • fresh basil
  • crushed red pepper
Cauliflower Crust Pizza

Notes & Substitutions:

Riced Cauliflower: The star of the show is riced cauliflower. If you’re new to the cauliflower world, don’t be intimidated! Simply place cauliflower florets in your food processor and pulse until the cauliflower is broken up into rice-sized pieces. If you don’t have a food processor you can use a blender or cheese grater to manually make rice. You can also buy pre-riced cauliflower, but make sure it’s fresh and not frozen as frozen has excess moisture that won’t work well with the crust.

Dairy-free – You can either use dairy-free mozzarella cheese or try omitting the cheese. Prefer this with cheese, but others have tested the recipe without cheese and it turned out just fine.

Vegan – If you want to skip the egg in the crust, you could try a vegan egg replacer or a flaxseed egg. Haven’t tried either, but it should work!

Toppings – You can top the pizza with whatever you like, just make sure the toppings are already cooked since you’ll only be broiling the pizza for a few minutes. Also, keep in mind that the cauliflower pizza crust is less firm than most regular dough-based crusts so you don’t want to weigh it down with a ton of ingredients. Keep it simple.

Cauliflower Crust Pizza

Can Pizza Be Healthy?

YES! 100%. If you cut this crust into 8 slices, each piece of crust (without toppings) has only 75 calories, 5 carbs, and 5 grams of protein! There’s no need to feel guilty about eating a few slices… several times a week. Enjoy!

Other recipes you might like to try: Easy Tofu Scramble Recipe, Keto Enchiladas Recipe, Chicken Guacatillo Keto Recipe

Cauliflower Crust Pizza

Cauliflower Crust Pizza

This is a delicious and healthy Cauliflower Crust Pizza. Make this low-carb pizza. Only 6 ingredients and so easy to make!
Prep Time 15 mins
Cook Time 35 mins
Total Time 50 mins
Course Dinner
Cuisine Italian
Servings 4
Calories 149 kcal

Ingredients
  

Crust

  • 2 cups riced cauliflower, about ½ head
  • 1 clove garlic, minced
  • 1 cup part-skim shredded mozzarella cheese
  • 1 egg, beaten
  • 1 tsp dried basil
  • 1 tsp dried oregano
  • 1 tsp olive oil, for greasing

Toppings

  • 1/3 cup pizza sauce
  • 1 cup part-skim shredded mozzarella cheese
  • Fresh basil
  • Crushed red pepper

Instructions
 

  • Preheat oven: Preheat oven to 400° F.
  • Prep a baking sheet or pizza stone: Line a baking sheet or pizza stone with parchment. Grease the parchment with olive oil spray or rub on regular olive oil.
  • Prep cauliflower: If using whole cauliflower, remove the stems and leaves from the cauliflower and chop the florets into chunks. Add to a food processor or blender and pulse just until the texture is similar to rice. If you don’t have a food processor or high powered blender, you can grate the cauliflower with a cheese grater or chop it. Another (much faster option) is to buy riced cauliflower. 
  • Cook cauliflower rice: Sauté cauliflower “rice” in a non-stick skillet over medium heat and cook until translucent, approximately 6-8 minutes. (You can use the microwave for this as well. Just place cauliflower in an uncovered microwave-safe bowl and cook for 8 minutes.)
  • Mix cauliflower dough: In a bowl combine the cooked cauliflower with garlic, mozzarella cheese, egg, basil and oregano. The cheese will melt a bit and this is okay.
  • Spread dough to make the crust: Spread dough out evenly on your parchment lined baking sheet and form into a circle. You’ll want it to be about 1/4 to 1/3 of an inch thick. The pizza should be about 9-10 inches in diameter.
  • Bake: Bake for 25-30 minutes or until the crust is golden, crispy on the edges and cooked through the middle.
  • Remove the crust from the oven and set oven to broil.
  • Add toppings: Top with pizza sauce and cheese. You can also add additional toppings, but be careful not to add too many heavy toppings as you don’t want to weigh down the crust.
  • Broil: Broil the pizza for 5 minutes, or until the toppings are hot and the cheese is melted. Allow the pizza to cool for 2-3 minutes then cut and serve immediately. Serve with fresh basil and crushed red pepper.

Notes

Nutrition Facts
Serving 1/4 of crust | Calories 149kcal | Carbohydrates 9g | Protein 9g | Fat 6g | Saturated Fat 3g | Cholesterol 62mg | Sodium 267mg | Fiber 5g | Sugar 2g
Keyword cauliflower pizza, pizza, pizza crust

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