Cauliflower Crust Pizza with Spinach Basil Pesto, Sundried Tomatoes & Goat Cheese Topping
Cauliflower Crust Pizza is a quick pizza that doesn't need any flour and hence making it a Gluten Free Crust. The crust is made of finely minced cauliflower with egg, salt, herbs and cheese. Cauliflower is an excellent source of Vitamin C and K. It is higher in dietary fiber and rich with omega 3 fatty acids. The Cauliflower Pizza crust is topped with a tomato marinara and along with some fresh spinach basil pesto. Sun-dried tomatoes and goat cheese make this pizza delicious.
Serve the Cauliflower Crust Pizza with Spinach Basil Pesto, Sundried Tomatoes & Goat Cheese Topping for a weeknight dinner or pack it into your lunch box or even serve it as an appetizer for parties.
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- 1 Cauliflower (gobi) , cleaned and florets separated
- 2 Whole Eggs , beaten
- 1/2 cup Mozzarella cheese , grated
- 1/2 cup Parmesan cheese , grated
- 1 teaspoon Dried oregano
- 1 teaspoon Dried basil leaves
- 1 teaspoon Red Chilli flakes
- 1 teaspoon Garlic powder
- 1 teaspoon Onion powder
- 1/4 cup Homemade Pesto
- 1/4 cup Marinara sauce
- 1/2 cup Sundried tomatoes , chopped
- Mozzarella cheese , and goat cheese (optional) for toppings
- Salt , to taste
Directions for Cauliflower Crust Pizza with Spinach Basil Pesto, Sundried Tomatoes & Goat Cheese Topping
To start making Cauliflower Crust Pizza with spinach basil pesto, sundried tomatoes and goat cheese toppings, add the cauliflower florets to a food processor and pulse to form fine crumbs (working in batches).
Once the cauliflower is made into a crumble, place it in a muslin cloth and drain the excess liquid from processed cauliflower by squeezing well. Make sure to squeeze out the maximum liquid possible.
Add the cauliflower pulp to a medium bowl and add in eggs, mozzarella, parmesan, oregano, basil, red chili flakes, garlic powder, onion powder with required salt and mix well.
Preheat oven to 220 C.
Line the pizza stone or a baking sheet with parchment paper. Add the prepared cauliflower mixture and spread evenly like pizza dough.
Bake this in the oven for 20 minutes or until slightly brown on the top. Remove the prepared gluten free cauliflower pizza crust from the oven.
Spread the marinara sauce, spinach basil pesto, sun dried tomatoes, mozzarella and goat cheese.
Place the Cauliflower Pizza Crust back into the oven and bake again for about 7 minutes or until cheese melts evenly.
Serve the Cauliflower Crust Pizza with Spinach Basil Pesto, Sundried Tomatoes & Goat Cheese Topping for a weeknight dinner or pack it into your lunch box or even serve it as an appetizers for parties.
Born in Kerala and brought up in Chennai. Divya is big fan of street foods and die hard fan of Pani Poori. She loves cooking for her hubby and he never insists for anything specific, never complains, never troubles. "When you have a hubby like that, you will always want to treat him with good food :). " This was how her passion for cooking evolved and now she is an expert. Divya derives inspiration from her friends, fellow food bloggers and that has made her an avid blogger herself. She blogs at Dishing with Divya