Cauliflower Crust Pizza

If you are craving for pizza, but looking for a healthier option, you don’t have to look anymore. This cauliflower crust is full of flavor with Asiago cheese, oregano, basil, garlic. Then spread this delicious crust with an aromatic salsa and the toppings of your choice. You can be creative! You may make a pepperoni, chicken or vegetarian pizza.

So if you are following a low carb diet, a gluten-free diet or a vegetarian diet, this meet all the requirements! Enjoy! It is just delicious and you are going to love all the aromas in your kitchen!

CAULIFLOWER CRUST PIZZA AND TOMATO SAUCE

Ingredients

 

For the crust:

1 Cauliflower head

2 Eggs

1 Cup Shredded Asiago Cheese

1 Tablespoon dried Basil

1 Tablespoon dried Oregano

1 teaspoon garlic powder

For the sauce:

1 Large can of whole tomatoes

3/4 Red onion

3   Garlic cloves

3 twigs fresh Oregano

3 twigs fresh Thyme

1 teaspoon Smoked paprika

1 teaspoon Red Pepper flakes

Salt and Pepper to taste

Toppings:

Fresh mushrooms

Olives

Sliced jalapeño peppers

A little shredded parmesan cheese

 

Directions

  • Preheat oven to 400º F
  • Chop onion and garlic

  • In a sauce pan, Sautee chopped onion and garlic

  • Add Tomatoes
  • Brake the tomatoes and on low heat, let it simmer for about 30 minutes, stirring occasionally

  • When almost done, add fresh herbs, paprika, red pepper, salt and pepper

  • Meanwhile in a blander or food processor pulse cauliflower in batches until it has a rice appearance. I did it in 3 batches

  • Put the cauliflower “rice” on a cheese clothe a squeeze to drain water
  • Shred Asiago Cheese
  • In a bowl combine cauliflower, Asiago cheese, eggs, dried oregano, dried basil and garlic powder

 

  • Line a baking sheet with parchment paper
  • Spread the cauliflower mixture forming a crust

  • Bake on the top shelf of oven for 40 minutes or until is golden brown

  • Take out of oven, spread salsa and the toppings of your choice
  • Sprinkle little parmesan cheese
  • Put it back in the oven for 5-10 minutes
  • Enjoy!

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