Gluten Free Pizza To Try

Riced Cauliflower Pizza Crust sounds so strange I must try it:
http://www.examiner.com/low-carb-in-national/riced-cauliflower-low-carb-staple
http://www.examiner.com/low-carb-in-national/cauliflower-pizza-crust-worth-its-wow-gold

  • 1 cup cooked, riced cauliflower*
  • 1 egg
  • 1 cup mozzarella cheese
  • 1/2 tsp fennel
  • 1 tsp oregano
  • 2 tsp parsley

**pizza or alfredo sauce

toppings (make sure meats are cooked)
mozzarella cheese

Delicious and easy.

  1. Preheat oven to 450 degrees Farenheit.
  2. Spray a cookie sheet with non-stick spray.
  3. In a medium bowl, combine cauliflower, egg and mozzarella. Press evenly on the pan. Sprinkle evenly with fennel, oregano and parsley.
  4. Bake at 450 degrees for 12-15 minutes (15-20 minutes if you double the recipe).
  5. Remove the pan from the oven. To the crust, add sauce, then toppings and cheese.
  6. Place under a broiler  at high heat just until cheese is melted **.

For a mozzarella replacement:
http://dairyfreecooking.about.com/od/dessertsbeverages/r/MildCheeseSce.htm

  • 1 cup nutritional yeast
  • 3 T. Flour
  • ¼ cup plus 2 T. vegetable broth powder
  • 1 cup dairy-free soymilk (use one that has a thickening agent added, like Silk)
  • ¼ cup plus 2 T. Water
  • 3 T. Tahini (also called sesame paste)
  • Salt, to taste

Preparation:

  1. Combine nutrtitional yeast, flour and vegetable broth powder in a small saucepan, mixing together until combined.
  2. Add soymilk, water and tahini, and turn on heat to medium-low,
  3. mixing until all the powder is dissolved and the sauce is smooth.
  4. Heat until just thickened and warm, about 2-3 minutes. (If there is still a taste of flour in the sauce, cook for an addition 1-2 minutes over very low heat, adding 1 T of water if neccessary.)
  5. Turn off heat and add salt to taste.
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