Cauliflower base pizza

Friday night favourite – Pizza!!  Everyone loves pizza right!?  Mmm…. So here is a recipe for a cauliflower based pizza that is sure to please even the gluten eaters in your life 🙂

Ingredients:

  • 1 head of cauliflower
  • 1 egg
  • 1 TBSP coconut flour (optional)
  • Seasonings for the base, eg: garlic, oregano, basil, salt and pepper
  • Tomato paste (from the supermarket, or make your own)
  • Toppings of your choice

What you need to do:

1. Cut up cauliflower and ‘zizz’ (yes that is the technical word) in the blender till it looks like cauliflower snow.

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Zizzing up the cauli

2. Cook cauliflower in microwave for approx 8 mins.

3. Place cauliflower in freezer for 5-10mins to cool.

4. Get a tea towel and wring the sh*t out of the cauliflower (hence it has to be cooled or you will burn your hands!).

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Wring the excess water out of the caluliflower

5. Mix cauliflower, egg, coconut flour and seasonings in a bowl.  I used garlic, salt and pepper, oregano and had fresh basil on hand so chopped it up and added it to the mixture.  Oh, I also threw in some parmesan. Pretty much free reign on what you want to add at this stage – experiment and see what you like.

6. Once all ingredients are combined, place onto greased baking paper and rollout into pizza shape.

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Cauli base starting to look good

7. Bake at 160 degrees for 10-15mins or till golden.

8. Prepare your toppings while the base is cooking.  I did a half and half pizza of chicken, avo, capsium and margarita-ish (cheese, tomato, ham and basil).  Totally up to you what you want to do with yours 🙂

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Nom nom nom, get those toppings ready to go

 

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Out of the oven and ready for some topping-love

9. Smother the base with tomato paste (I used store brought as I was being lazy) and your toppings.

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Almost ready….

10. Cook for another 5-10 mins, or until cheese has melted.

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DONE! Get in my belly!

11. Serve and enjoy!!

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The end result – YUM!

 

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