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Cauliflower Pizza with Roasted Vegetables

Updated: May 27, 2020

A delicious healthy alternative to wheat pizza

Cauliflower is an extremely healthy vegetable that's a significant source of nutrients.

It contains unique plant compounds that may reduce the risk of several diseases, including heart disease and cancer. In addition it boosts brain health.

Bell peppers are rich in many vitamins and antioxidants, especially vitamin C and various carotenoids. For this reason, they may have several health benefits, such as improved eye health.

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Season/ Summer/ Autumn

Prep time: 20 minutes

Cook time: 30 minutes

Cauliflower Pizza crust ~ makes 2 small pizza's

1large head cauliflower, stalk removed

1cup grated Parmesan

1/2 teaspoon dried oregano & thyme

1 teaspoon kosher salt 

1/4 teaspoon onion powder 

2 eggs, lightly beaten 

3 ounces goat cheese ( optional)

1 tbsp. almond flour

Pizza Toppings

You can use any variety of vegetables. I always recommend using whats in season.

Here we used caramelized onions, roasted peppers, asian greens

Caramelized onions - 2 white onions, sliced very thin. In a saute pan on very low heat. saute onions until dark brown. This process takes up to 45 minutes. If onions start to brown to quickly, add a bit of water. Add a pinch of salt. Can be made 1-2 days ahead.

Bell Peppers - Roast 2-3 peppers in oven at 450 , until blackened all around. Takes about 30 -45 minutes. Remove skin and seeds. Can be made 1-2 days ahead.

Greens - Saute two handful of greens in a bit of olive oil, or coconut oil for 2 minutes, until just wilted. Add a pinch of salt.

Shave 2 gloves of garlic, and drizzle a bit of fresh lemon. Sprinkle some Parmigiano on top.

Preheat the oven to 400 degrees F.

Line a baking sheet with parchment paper.Break the cauliflower into florets and pulse in a food processor until fine. Lay cauliflower out on a sheet pan and roast for 15 minutes, or until slightly golden. (I like to put it on a kitchen towel to get all the moisture out.) Can be made a day ahead.

Let cool in a bowl, combine the cauliflower, Parmagiano, oregano, salt, onion powder, almond flour, and eggs. Transfer to the center of the baking sheet, or pizza stone, and spread into a circle, resembling a pizza crust. Bake for 20 minutes.

Top with vegetables and serve.


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