We made cauliflower pizza and it tasted as good as the real thing

It’s about time you try this sinless version of our favorite comfort food

INGREDIENTS

Crust

400g. cauliflower

1 large egg, lightly beaten

200g. shredded mozzarella cheese, divided

5 tsp. grated parmesan cheese

Sea salt, to taste

Freshly ground black pepper

Crushed red pepper flakes

Fresh basil

4 1/2 tbsp. tomato sauce

 

Toppings

Fresh button mushrooms

Fresh spinach

Parmesan cheese, grated

Mozzarella, grated

Quesong puti, crumbled

Olive oil

Fresh tomato sauce

Pepperoni

PROCEDURE

  1. Line a rimmed baking sheet with parchment paper and preheat oven to 220°C.
  2. Place the cauliflower in a microwave-safe bowl and add a splash of water. Cover. Microwave for 3 minutes or until tender. Allow to cool. Dry out in a low oven.
  3. Grate cauliflower.
  4. Add the egg, mozzarella cheese, parmesan cheese, salt, pepper, red pepper flakes, and basil. Stir to combine all of the ingredients.
  5. Pour the cauliflower mixture onto the baking sheet and form crust into the shape you desire. Pat down to create a flat surface.
  6. Lightly spray with cooking spray, then bake for 20 to 25 minutes or until golden and rm to the touch.
  7. Spread tomato sauce over crust. Top with cheeses, mushrooms, and pepperoni.
  8. Bake for another 10 minutes until cheese is melted.

This recipe was originally published in Northern Living, September 2017.

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