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Keto Cauliflower Pizza Recipe

Louise Hendon | November 15
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There’s no shortage of keto pizza recipes floating around, but this one just might become your new favorite. And bonus – it’s dairy-free.

Our keto cauliflower pizza recipe might just make you forget the days of carb-filled doughy pizza bases. There are tons more pizza recipes that you can safely munch on keto.

Keto Cauliflower Pizza Crust

Cauliflower acts as the foundation of this keto-friendly pizza pie.

How does it work? The cauliflower combines with almond flour and flavorful spices to form a delicious dough.

If you’re like me, you may be skeptical.

I know I’ve tried cauliflower concoctions before that were intended to become crust, but instead became mushy blobs that were not fit for holding toppings.

Not this low carb cauliflower pizza crust recipe!

It might entail a small leap of faith, but there’s really good pizza (ketogenic-friendly) on the other side.


Plus, You’ll Get A Ton of Nutrition From The Cauliflower Pizza Crust

An underrated vegetable, cauliflower shines in this entree for its injection of many essential vitamins and minerals. If you like it, you should definitely add more into your diet.

A serving of cauliflower supplies you with:

  • Vitamin C
  • Vitamin K
  • Vitamin B6
  • Folate
  • Thiamin
  • Niacin
  • Riboflavin
  • Pantothenic acid
  • Iron
  • Calcium
  • Phosphorus
  • Magnesium
  • Potassium
  • Manganese

Keto Pizza Topping Ideas

We think this keto cauliflower pizza recipe is a star even without the typical barrage of cheese, but if you’re missing it you could add a moderate amount. We topped it off with freshly sliced tomato and pepperoni and a dash of arugula (rocket) leaves.

Other suggestions include:

  • Bacon
  • Salami
  • Avocado
  • Mushrooms

What To Enjoy With Your Keto Cauliflower Pizza?

A healthy salad rounds out this dish perfectly. Keep it simple or whip up a fancier option from the recipes below.

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Who says pizza is off the table while you’re on a keto diet?

From its high-fiber base to its fresh tomato topping, this makes a great Keto meal for a casual date night.

This other cauliflower crust pizza recipe might be a little cheese heavy, but you could give the other yummy veg toppings a try.

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Keto Cauliflower Pizza


  • Author: Louise Hendon
  • Prep Time: 20 minutes
  • Cook Time: 20 minutes
  • Total Time: 40 minutes
  • Yield: 2 servings
  • Category: Snack, Dinner
  • Cuisine: Italian

Ingredients

  • 0.5 head of cauliflower (300 g), processed into rice-like pieces
  • 2/3 cup of almond flour (80 g)
  • 1 teaspoon of garlic powder (3 g)
  • 1 teaspoon of onion powder (2 g)
  • 1 teaspoon of dried oregano (1 g)
  • 2 teaspoons of olive oil (10 ml) (plus additional for drizzling)
  • 1 medium egg, lightly whisked
  • 1 small tomato (90 g), sliced
  • 12 slices of pepperoni (56 g)
  • 2 oz of arugula (56 g)

Instructions

  1. Preheat oven to 350 F (180 C).
  2. Place cauliflower pieces in a microwave-safe bowl. Microwave, partially covered on high 5 to 6 minutes. Carefully remove from microwave and pour the cauliflower onto a clean dish towel or muslin. Set aside and let cool.
  3. Once cool enough to touch, wrap the dish towel or muslin around the cauliflower and squeeze the excess liquid as much as possible.
  4. Place the cauliflower in a bowl and add the almond flour, garlic powder, onion powder, dried oregano, olive oil, and egg. Combine well until it forms a ball of dough.
  5. Place the dough on a parchment-lined baking tray and shape into a round, thin pizza shape.
  6. Place in the oven and bake for 10 minutes. Remove from oven and top with the tomato and pepperoni. Return to the oven and bake for an additional 10 minutes.
  7. Drizzle the baked pizza with additional olive oil and top with arugula. Slice into the desired amount of pieces and serve immediately.

Notes

All nutritional data are estimated and based on per serving amounts.

Net Carbs: 2 g

Nutrition

  • Calories: 436
  • Sugar: 7 g
  • Fat: 36 g
  • Carbohydrates: 19 g
  • Fiber: 8 g
  • Protein: 16 g

Louise Hendon

Louise holds a Bachelors and Masters in Natural Sciences from Cambridge University (UK). She attended Columbia University for her JD and practiced law at Debevoise & Plimpton before co-founding Louise's Foods, Paleo Living Magazine, Nourishing Brands, & CoBionic. Louise has considerable research experience but enjoys creating products and articles that help move people just a little bit closer toward a healthy life they love. You can find her on Facebook or LinkedIn.