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A gluten free pizza crust that doesn’t taste like cardboard.

by Suzanne - January 15th, 2011.
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And it has about 1/7th the calories of regular pizza.  I know you don’t believe me, but I found it, I am, so excited.

Last Wednesday the boys and I went to a playdate, My friend Colleen said she had heard of a pizza crust using cauliflower, she thought I might be interested her friend heard of it on Dr Oz. I thought it sounded weird but worth a try with the rave reviews.

I found this site with instructions. I didn’t do it exactly the same, so read on for my own.

First I steamed 2 heads of cauliflower (this made aprox. 8 cups)

Then after steaming them to knife tender, I let them cool.

I used a standing cheese shredder to shred the Cauliflower, making them what they call rice cauliflower.

Measure out 3 cups of the rice Cauliflower ( by just spooning into a measuring cup, not packing it)

3 Eggs

3 Cups of Mozzarella shredded cheese (I didn’t have Mozzarella, so I used what I ad on hand, a mixture of a mexican and colby)

Approx. 3tsp of pizza spices, literally I have a spice that is called pizza spice 🙂

Mix that all together and spray your pizza pan with a Pam or any substitute. Spread evenly onto your pan  and bake at 450 for 12-15min. My oven always takes longer, mine needed about 17min.

This is what ti looked like after being par baked

Looks like a pizza crust doesn’t it!

Ok so after that, this was our bread sticks and I just put a layer of cheese and broiled it on high for around 3-4min. They looked so tasty when finished.The next crust I put pizza sauce, sauteed onions, orange bell peppers, and mushrooms, and lots of cheese stuck it back in the oven on broil for 4-5 min. and wallah Doesn’t that look good, I was just as surprised as you are. But the best part was eating it. I can’t believe how yummy it was, now it doesn’t taste just like a flour pizza crust, but it is so good, way better than any of the other Gluten free crusts I have tried, some of them were awful.

The 4 year old chowing down.

The 20 month old eating away.

We liked it so much I think it might be on our weekly menu.

Thanks for looking.

4 Responses to A gluten free pizza crust that doesn’t taste like cardboard.

  1. It does sound yummy. I’ll have to try it when you come.

  2. I’m so glad you like the recipe! It’s fun seeing the slight changes made over time. It looks like the kids enjoyed it, too.

    Jamie VanEaton
    National Low Carb Examiner

  3. I will have to try that, I am trying to eat less bread/flour… it is hard to do. Your pictures make it look delicious.

  4. Oh my! Thanks for sharing. It looks super yummy.
    Gots to try it this weekend.

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