Cauliflower pizza


Cauliflower pizza

I was thinking about making this pizza for a several months or so. For me, a true fan of traditional Italian pizza on a thin, crispy dough, a veggie version was a bit unacceptable. But my culinary curiosity has finally won, and I must admit- I don't regret it. I can't say I prefer this veggie version. No. My heart still belongs to Italian classic pizza. But this one is a healthier, lighter and still tasty alternative. It is easy to make and even can be made in advance. Besides- it is a cool way of giving our kids an extra amount of veggies which is a huge adventage. You can finish it with your favourite toppings. I've cleaned my fridge that day so I used pan fried mushrooms, fresh spinach, cherry tomatoes and loads of cheese, of course. Feel free to improvise 🙂

  • 1 cauliflower (600-700 grams)
  • 100-120 grams parmesan, finely grated
  • 1 egg, beaten
  • 1 tsp dry oregano
  • 1 tsp dry basil
  • salt and pepper to taste
  1. Divide your cauliflower into florets. Put them into a food processor and blend until you get a sand like consistency.

    Place your blended cauliflower on a large pan. Fry it on a low heat for 10-12 minutes until it gets dry. Set aside and cool it down completely.

    Preheat oven to 200 C degrees (no fan).

    Put your cold cauliflower sand into a big bowl. Add grated parmesan, beaten egg, dry oregano and basil, salt and pepper. It should be seasoned well. Mix all ingredients and work with them a little bit. They won't stick or form a classic dough but that is ok.

    Transfer your cauliflower base onto a baking sheet covered with a baking paper.

    Try to create a flat circle 5mm-8 mm thick with thicker edges, like in a traditional pizza.

    Put it into a hot oven and bake for 30-40 minutes until you get a nice, golden and crispy crust.

    Remove it from the oven and let it cool down completely.

    Place your favourite sauce and pizza toppings on cold crust.

    Bake in 200 C degrees for another 10-15 minutes. let it rest for a while before slicing.


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