Vegan Cauliflower Pizza Crust
If you’re craving pizza but looking for a healthier alternative, this Vegan Cauliflower Pizza Crust is a game changer. Packed with flavor and nutrients, it’s a creative way to enjoy your favorite dish guilt-free. From its crispy edges to its deliciously seasoned core, this cauliflower pizza crust offers a delightful twist on traditional recipes.
- 1 medium cauliflower head
- 1/2 cup almond flour
- 1 tsp dried oregano
- 1/2 tsp garlic powder
- 1/4 cup nutritional yeast
- Salt and pepper to taste
- 1 flax egg (1 tbsp flaxseed + 3 tbsp water)
- Preheat your oven to 400°F (200°C) and line a baking sheet with parchment paper.
- Cut the cauliflower into florets and pulse them in a food processor until they resemble rice.
- Steam the riced cauliflower for about 5 minutes, then allow it to cool.
- Squeeze out excess moisture from the cauliflower using a clean kitchen towel.
- In a bowl, combine the cauliflower, almond flour, dried oregano, garlic powder, nutritional yeast, salt, and pepper.
- Prepare the flax egg by mixing flaxseed and water, then add it to the cauliflower mixture. Mix until well combined.
- Transfer the mixture to the baking sheet and shape it into a round crust.
- Bake for 25-30 minutes, or until the crust is golden and firm.
- Remove from the oven and add your favorite vegan pizza toppings.
- Return to the oven and bake for an additional 10-15 minutes, until the toppings are heated through.
- Slice and enjoy your homemade vegan cauliflower pizza!
Total time: 1 hour
Yields: 1 pizza crust
A nutritious and flavorful vegan cauliflower pizza crust that’s crispy on the edges and soft in the middle.
Nutritional information: Calories: 120 | Carbohydrates: 15g | Protein: 7g | Fat: 5g | Fiber: 7g
Craving pizza doesn’t have to mean sacrificing your commitment to a plant-based diet. This Vegan Cauliflower Pizza Crust brings together the goodness of cauliflower and a handful of wholesome ingredients to craft a guilt-free version of a beloved classic. With a perfect balance of textures, from the satisfying crispiness of the edges to the tender center, every bite is a delightful journey for your taste buds.
So the next time your pizza cravings strike, consider embarking on a culinary adventure with this recipe. Not only will you be treating yourself to a mouthwatering experience, but you’ll also be indulging in a healthier option that doesn’t compromise on flavor. Whether you’re sharing it with family and friends or savoring it solo, this vegan cauliflower pizza crust is bound to become a staple in your recipe collection.