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cauliflower crust pizza

Diet-friendly, no flour, no gluten, no guilt. I have no intention of claiming that cauliflower crust is a perfect imitation of classic pizza dough with flour and yeast. It's different. And it's better.

Recipe: Tomato sauce

Ingredients
  • one onion, diced
  • 2 garlic cloves, thinly sliced
  • 4 tomatoes, scalded, peeled and diced
  • 1 tsp. of sugar
  • sea salt and freshly ground black pepper, to taste
  • 2 tbsp. of olive oil
Method
  • Heat the olive oil, add onion and garlic and cook until soft and golden.
  • Add tomatoes, season with sugar, salt and pepper. Bring to boil.
  • Simmer over medium heat until the sauce thickens (30-40 minutes), stirring every now and then.

Recipe: Cauliflower crust

Ingredients
  • one medium cauliflower
  • 1/2 cup of grated parmesan
  • 1/2 cup of grated mozzarella
  • one large egg
Method
  • Using a food processor, blend cauliflower florets until pureed. Lightly steam the cauliflower for 3-4 minutes. Set aside and let cool.
  • Use a cheesecloth to squeeze the excess water from the cauliflower.
  • Transfer to a bowl and combine with parmesan, mozzarella and a whisked egg.

Recipe: Cauliflower crust pizza

Ingredients
  • a few cherry tomatoes
  • a few thick mozzarella slices
  • a few leaves of fresh basil
Method
  • Spread the "dough" into one large pizza on a parchment-lined baking sheet.
  • Bake at 200C for about 15 minutes.
  • Top the pizza with tomato sauce, cherry tomatoes and mozzarella slices. Bake for another 10 minutes.
  • Top with fresh basil before serving.