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Cauliflower pizza

This particular dish has become popular among food bloggers in the last two years and I was really eager to try it. To be honest, this dish really surprised me. I was very skeptical about having the cauliflower in place of the classic pizza dough and yet the end result is very pleasant and tasty. It is a union of flavors between some kind of vegetable hash brown, the smells of various spices and yumminess of melted cheese.

Cauliflower pizza
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Prep Time: 10 minutes

Cook Time: 25 minutes

Total Time: 35 minutes

Category: second course, main course

Cuisine: vegetarian, gluten free

Servings: 8 slices

Cauliflower pizza

Super fun cauliflower pizza with a lot of melted cheese and no flour in the dough.

Ingredients

  • 500 g cauliflower
  • 1 egg
  • 30 g grated Parmesan cheese
  • 100 g mozzarella cheese (for the dough)
  • 80 g mozzarella cheese (for the garnish)
  • 1 small garlic clove
  • 0.5 tsp salt
  • 0.5 tsp dried basil or some fresh basil leaves
  • 1 pinch of pepper
  • a chili flakes or chili powder (optional) to taste
  • Instructions below.
https://foodohfood.it/en/second-course/vegetables/379-cauliflower-pizza

Instructions: Cauliflower pizza

Clean the cauliflower and divide into florets.

Pulse batches of cauliflower in a food processor, until a rice-like texture is achieved. Place the chopped cauliflower in a bowl, sprinkle with 1/2 teaspoon salt and put aside for 5 minutes.

Squeeze the cauliflower with heands to eliminate the excess of liquid. Add finely chopped garlic, grated Parmesan cheese, 100 g of grated mozzarella, egg, basil, pepper and a pinch of red chili flakes or chili powder to give a little bit of spiciness.

Mix well. Using your hands roll out “the dough” on a baking sheet lined with parchment paper. This pizza should be a few millimeters – 1 cm high.

Bake in a preheated oven at 220° C for 10 – 15 minutes. After this time add 80 g of mozzarella on top and bake for another 5 to 10 minutes or until the cheese starts to become golden. Take it from the oven, allow to cool slightly before cutting the pizza. Serve hot.

lot of love. B.

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