Recipe of the Week: Cauliflower Pizza Crust

Recipe of the Week: Cauliflower Pizza Crust

When most people embark on their health and wellness journeys, they don't think pizza could ever make it back into their lives. It's pretty much the epitome of what you don't want to eat when making healthy choices- but that doesn't mean we miss it any less!

While you could just buckle and eat some amazing pizza, there are other alternatives. This week's recipe is perfect for anyone who has been craving a slice but still wants to keep relatively healthy. 

This cauliflower crust is a perfect starter for any pizza, so get creative with your topping combinations! You'll avoid the heavy load of cheese that is typical for most cauliflower crusts, but still end up with something sturdy enough for a pile of toppings.

Servings: 4

Courtesy of: RealHealthyRecipes.com

Here's what you need...

  • 1 head cauliflower
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 2 eggs
  • 1/4 cup blanched almond flower
  • 2 tablespoons nutritional yeast
  • 1/2 teaspoon garlic powder
  • sea salt and black pepper
  • 1 teaspoon dried oregano

Instructions:

  • Preheat your oven to 350ºF
  • Cut the cauliflower into small pieces. Run through a food processor with the grating attachment to shred it into very small pieces.
  • Heat the olive oil in a large skillet. Sauté the shredded cauliflower for 5 minutes, until soft.
  • Using a blade attatchment, puree cauliflower, eggs, almond flour, nutritional yeast, garlic powder, a dash of salt and pepper, and the oregano. Blend until smooth.
  • Line a baking sheet with parchment paper. Lightly grease the paper with olive oil. Drop the dough into the middle of the pan. Use your hands to spread the dough into a large pizza crust shape. Bake for 35 minutes, or until brown.
  • Spread pizza sauce over the crust and add your favorite toppings. Return to the oven for 10-15 minutes. Serve warm and enjoy!

 

One Serving Equals: 165 calories, 9g fat, 12g carbohydrates, 80mg sodium, 6g fiber, 8g protein, and 2g sugar

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