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CAULIFLOWER-PIZZA

Cauliflower based pizza

Do you love pizza? Take your favourite pizza toppings and enjoy it on a cauliflower base. A cauliflower base is a great alternative option that is high in fibre, gluten-free, low carb and holds a good source of antioxidants.

Ingredients:

  • 650gms of cauliflower trimmed and chopped
  • 1 egg finely whisked
  • 50gms of finely grated parmesan

Desired topping ideas:

  • Pizza & pasta sauce
  • Cheese (preferably mozzarella or Parmesan)
  • Pepperoni
  • Olives
  • Bacon
  • Mushrooms
  • Spinach
  • Onion

Method:

  1. Preheat oven to 200/210 fan forced
  2. Using a food processor process the cauliflower until finely chopped. Once finely chopped place cauliflower in a microwave-safe bowl
  3. Cover and microwave on high for approximately 8-10 minutes or until very tender
  4. Drain the cauliflower through a fine sieve, pressing down well with a wooden spoon to remove the excess liquid
  5. Combine the cauliflower, egg and parmesan in a bowl
  6. Line a 30cm round pizza tray with baking paper. Press the cauliflower mixture firmly into the tray
  7. Bake for 20 minutes or until golden brown
  8. Add desired toppings and bake for another 5-7 minutes until toppings are golden