Gluten-Free Cauliflower Pizza Crust – 5 Ingredients

Super low carb! You will love it more than old-fashioned pizza dough!  The health benefits make it a win-win for your family’s new menu rotation.  Your kids will beg to eat their veggies! What magic is that?  Try a potato ricer to make this from the kitchen to table that much faster. Make an extra and freeze it for later, saving even more time!

Gluten-Free Cauliflower Pizza Crust - 5 Ingredients

Course: Main Dish
Cuisine: Italian

Ingredients

  • 4 cups raw cauliflower rice about one medium head
  • 1 egg beaten
  • 1/3 cup goat cheese or ricotta cheese
  • 1 tsp dried oregano
  • Pinch of salt/Pinch of cayenne pepper to taste optional

Instructions

  • Preheat the oven to 400 degrees F,
  • Cut the cauliflower head into florets and add them, in batches, to a food processor. Pulse each batch until the cauliflower turns into a rice-like texture.

Cook Cauliflower - Stovetop

  • Fill a large pot with an inch of water, add the cauliflower rice, bring to a boil, cover the pot, and let it cook for about 4 to 5 minutes – draining it into a fine-mesh strainer afterward.

Cook Cauliflower -Microwave

  • Place the rice cauliflower in a microwave-safe bowl and cook for 7 to 8 minutes, letting it rest after for a few minutes but fluffing the rice every so often.

Prepare Pizza Crust

  • After straining the cauliflower rice, transfer to a clean, thin dishtowel and twist the towel around the rice to get all the excess moisture out – or, pat the rice firmly with paper towels until all the excess moisture is gone. There’s a surprising amount of moisture in there, but it’ll be worth it to make sure the crust is dry.
  • Put the drained rice into a large bowl and add the egg, cheese, and spices. Mix together thoroughly.
  • Line a baking sheet with parchment paper (a must) and then press the dough onto the baking sheet into the shape you’d like. Try to keep the dough about 1/3-inch thick, and a little thicker around the edges if you’d like a traditional crust shape.
  • Bake the crust for about 35 to 40 minutes, or until the crust is firm and golden-brown.
  • Remove from the oven and add sauce, cheese, and your toppings of choice before returning the pizza back to the oven for about 5 to 10 minutes (cook until the cheese is bubbly).
  • Let the pizza rest for a few minutes, then cut into slices and serve.

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