Cauliflower Crust Veggie Pizza

We all love pizza. The only problem? The calories.

Today we have a solution to cutting some of those calories in pizza and you may not even now the difference.

Cauliflower Crust Veggie Pizza

Everything you love about a pizza, but with a cauliflower crust. You will absolutely love it!

Cauliflower Crust Veggie Pizza

Cauliflower Crust Veggie Pizza

Yield: 4 servings

Prep Time: 30 minutes

Cook Time: 36 minutes

Ingredients:

  • 1 head cauliflower, stalks removed and cut into florets
  • 1 egg
  • 1 egg white
  • 1 cup shredded part-skim mozzarella cheese, divided
  • 1/4 cup finely shredded Parmesan cheese
  • 2 garlic cloves, minced
  • 2 tablespoon finely chopped fresh oregano
  • 4 tablespoons. finely chopped fresh basil, divided
  • 1/4 teaspoon kosher salt
  • 1/2 cup homemade marinara or pizza sauce
  • 1/2 medium red bell pepper, seeded and diced
  • 1/2 medium green bell pepper, seeded and diced
  • 3/4 cup sliced fresh mushrooms
  • 1/2 cup chopped onion, optional

Directions:

  1. Preheat the oven to 425F. Line a pizza pan and baking sheet with parchment paper.
  2. In a food processor pulse cauliflower until fine. Place in large microwave safe dish; cover and steam in the microwave 6 minutes. Let cool.
  3. In a large bowl, combine cauliflower, eggs, 1/2 cup mozzarella, Parmesan, garlic, oregano, 2 tablespoons basil and salt. Transfer to the center of parchment paper lined pan and spread into a 10-inch circle, resembling a pizza crust. Bake for 20 minutes.
  4. Top with remaining cheese, basil and sprinkle evenly with bell peppers, mushrooms and onion, if desired. Bake 10 minutes more minutes or until cheese melts. Serve immediately. Serves 8 to 10

Testing note: I used baby bella mushrooms but any sliced fresh mushrooms are fine

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Cauliflower Crust Veggie Pizza