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Sunday, July 15, 2012

Cauliflower Crust Pizza

IMG_4700e1I have been trying to cut out white…you know white stuff like flour and sugar.  So when I saw a recipe on Megan’s blog Detoxinista for her Detoxinista’s Cauliflower Pizza Crust, well I just had to give it a try.  I of course made a few adjustments to her recipe but WOW, this pizza is fantastic and if I never eat a real pizza crust again, I won’t even miss it.  This cauliflower crust is firm, with great flavor, you can cut it like a regular pizza and pick up the slices and eat them with your hands.  This recipe is just downright fabulous and everyone, kids and adults,  who have tried a slice have loved it and couldn’t figure out the secret of the crust.  The only down side of this crust is that this version isn’t Maisie “safe” as it contains both eggs and cheese but I’m going to experiment with it and hopefully come up with a version just as wonderful which she’ll be able to eat.

IMG_4766eStart with a full head of cauliflower and make a batch of my Cauli-Rice.

IMG_4769ePlace the cooked Cauli-Rice on a tea towel and roll it up then squeeze out as much of the water as possible…and I mean really, really squeeze as you want it as dry as possible. 

IMG_4771eAfter you squeeze out all the water there will seem to be a lot less Cauli-Rice but for the crust to bake up nice, firm and chewy you need to have the Cauli-Rice as dry as possible.

IMG_4773eAdd the egg, cheese and spices.

IMG_4684e Spread the cauli crust onto a Silpat or parchment paper lined baking sheet.

IMG_4696eBake until the crust is firm and turning golden.

IMG_4699eAdd a layer of sauce and shredded cheese and after a few minutes under the broiler it’s pizza time!

IMG_4704eCauliflower Crust Pizza (adapted from here)

Toppings of your choice, tomato, pesto or Alfredo sauce, cheese, precooked meats* & precooked veggies*

Preheat oven to 450F.  Line a baking sheet with either a Silpat or parchment paper.

Place the cooked Cauli-Rice into a tea towel and squeeze all the water out of the Cauli-Rice.  It is important to get the rice as dry as possible so that there won’t be extra moisture in the crust which will prevent it from crisping up properly.

In a medium bowl combine the dry Cauli-Rice, egg, 1/3 cup shredded mozzarella, fennel seeds, Italian seasoning, salt & pepper and mix to combine well.  Press the cauliflower mixture into an even thickness on the prepared pan, either into a round or rectangular shaped pizza.  I kept the crust pretty thin, about 1/4-inch thick.  Bake for 15-20 minutes until the crust is firm and golden brown.  Remove the pan from the oven and turn off the oven and turn on the broiler and move the rack to up close to the broiler. Top the cooked crust with sauce, cheese and toppings of your choice.  Place under the broiler until the cheese is bubbly and melted

Enjoy!

* Meats and veggies need to be cooked before placing them on the pizza as after the crust is baked, the pizza is only under the broiler to melt the cheese, not long enough to properly cook meats and veggies.

135 comments:

  1. I'll admit it looks wonderful. I rarely make my own pizza, though. If we are having pizza, it's because I don't want to cook. LOL!

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  2. I love thin crust pizzas, and your cauliflower version looks so tempting! Feel like have a slice or two right now!

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  3. I may make a vegan version of this with flax eggs and daiya cheese!

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    1. That would be very nice. Please let me know if you manage to veganize this.

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  4. This looks amazing!!! Like real pizza crust.. without flour. I must make it soon. I'm trusting you that I won't taste cauliflower, Lisa!

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  5. I love this crust - it's tasty. It's not like a flour crust, but it's not like a cauliflower crust either - it's just good. I really like it with pesto =)

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  6. Looks great! any suggestions on how to make the cauli-rice without using a microwave?

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    1. Jacky, I would suggest chopping the cauliflower to rice sized pieces and then steam it right in the tea towel so that you can easily twist out all the moisture once it's cooked. Good luck and please let me know how it works out.

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    2. I did it in the oven in a glass baking dish, covered in foil. I prepped it in the food processor the same way, then baked it covered until it was tender. I uncovered it to cool, then did the tea towel thing after. Took longer but worked great! I haven't have a micro for 20 years :-)

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    3. I don't have a microwave and I just prepped it the same way and cooked it in a glass baking dish (pretty full) covered with foil in the oven till it was tender. Then I uncovered it to cool and lose some steam before I put it in the tea towel.
      I made mine pretty thin and I flipped them the last 5 minutes in the oven which seems to help keep them together. I also set the finished pizzas on a rack after to keep them from getting soggy underneasth.
      Great recipe, thanks!

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  7. How firm is the "crust" after you cook it?

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    1. The crust should be firm enough that you can pick it up and turn it over if you wanted to "brown" the bottom side.

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  8. I made this tonight and I guess I didnt get the cauli rice dry enough because it didnt get crispy enough but it was still amazing!!

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    1. Sorry that your crust didn't get crispy but I'm happy that you enjoyed it. If you make it again, try increasing your baking time to dry out the crust better and if you wanted, after the top of the crust is golden, you could flip the crust over and brown the underside to give you that crisper crust.

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  9. Can't wait to try this! I wonder if you could do the same thing with broccoli?

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    1. Not sure but if you give it a try, please come back and let me know how it works out.

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  10. I'm just eating it and girl, you should be given a Nobel prize. I hate cauliflowers but can't taste it. It looks like a pizza. It taste like a pizza. IT HAS NO CARBS. You're my absolute hero.

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    1. Thank you, so happy that you're loving it as much as we do.

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    2. Not no carbs but low carbs. There is nothing wrong with carbs and many of our favourite, HEALTHY foods have them. The importance should be on making good choices: veggies, quinoa, whole unrefined organic grains, sprouted grains, etc. Carbs are essential for good health and weight maintenance, just eat real food and if you can't, read labels, five ingredients or more is too much. EAT LOCAL!

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    3. I agree with the eat local part :-)
      Just have to point out though, that actually carbs are NOT essential, the body can do just fine without them. Some people do just fine with none, others do fine with lots...we are all biochemically unique to a certain extent.

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    1. The crust is NOT like dough and doesn't hold together before it is cooked, you have to form and pat it into the shape you want. But saying that, if you form it on a sheet of parchment paper and then slide the crust still on the parchment paper onto your stone, I don't see a reason why it wouldn't work. If you give it a try, let me know how it works out. Good luck.

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  12. Does anyone know the calories, and nutritional facts on something like this?

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    1. Type the ingrediants into MyFitnessPal as a "recipe" and put it as 1 or 2 servings, depending on how much you want to eat, and itll tell you! You can even customize myfitnesspal to tell you the protein, fiber, etc.!

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  13. This looks so fantastic! I love this version of a pizza crust! It's so healthy and looks just like a traditional pizza.

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  14. I'm excited to make this for lunch today. I've "riced" two heads of cauliflower and used almost a whole roll of paper towels to remove all the water, but now I'm stuck on whether to double all the other ingredients or not...help!

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    1. Yes, double the ingredients because you doubled the amount of cauliflower. The reason I use a tea towel is because there is a tremendous amount of water that you'll squeeze out of the Cauli-Rice. I hope that you enjoy your pizza.

      Lisa~~

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    2. I doubled the recipe, but I suggest you do it as two small pizzas instead of one big pizza. In my experience, the middle was too doughy while the outside was overdone.

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  15. Have you found any substitutes for eggs? This sounds so great, but I'm allergic :(

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    1. Ashley, I am working on this and one I have complete success and a winning recipe I'll be posting it so please check back. Thanks!

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    2. You can use flax seed. I'm not sure on the recipe but you can look it up online,it's called flax seed eggs. Hope this helps!

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    3. I've replaced eggs with soaked chia seeds in a flapjack recipe before. Not sure if it'll work with this recipe but will let you know once I give it a try. Have a look at this link for more info on using chia to replace eggs http://glutenfreecooking.about.com/od/glutenfreecookingbasics/p/chiaseedsflour.htm


      "When mixed with water, chia seeds, high in soluble fiber, form a thick gel. Place 1 tablespoon of chia seeds in a cup and add 3 tablespoons of water. Allow the mixture to sit for about 15 minutes. 1/4 cup of hydrated chia seeds equals approximately 1 egg."

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  16. This looks FANTASTIC and maybe, just maybe, I can have pizza again - I must eat low sodium and there's just a ton of salt in everything it seems like! This is definitely going on my Pinterest and will be made as soon as I have the cauliflower! Thanks for posting!

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  17. Made this tonight, Lisa! LOVED it! :)

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    1. So happy that you looked past your hatred of cauliflower and made this, glad it was a success.

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    2. what are the calories?

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  18. I am excited to try this pizza! Your photo is awesome too! I think I will try a flax egg, and wondered if anyone has made it using an egg replacer. Thanks! What a great cook you are, Lisa! I love cooking too.:)

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  19. I have heard of this before and was curious how it would be...great to read your review..not I definitely need to give this a try!

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    1. Hope that you love it as much as we do.

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  20. Anyone have nutritional info? this looks amazing!!!

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  21. Your photography is amazing ♥ Lovely blog, I can see you put on much work in it!

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  22. I'm so excited you posted this recipe I recently joined body change a nutrion place here in town and she is always talking about the great thing you can do with cauliflower! I've got mine in the oven right now I can't wait to try it!!!!!

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  23. This was really good! Thank you!! Even my dh loved it. I loved that I could pick it up with my hands to eat. It was much hotter to hold though than a bread crust.

    A couple of notes-
    It took 3 kitchen towels to get mine dry. Maybe it's bc I used extra water to rice it? I dried it in a towel before microwaving and then used 2 more towels afterward. Be careful- the water is HOT and seeps thru the towel. Duh me nearly burned my hand. LOL

    I found an easier way to rice cauliflower in my Ninja blender- coarsely chop the cauliflower and put it in the blender. Fill the blender with water and then blend/pulse it. Everything is completely evenly chopped! Just drain in a fine mesh sieve. I've tried ricing in my food processor and it just never came out nice and even. This way rocks though!

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  24. This was really good! Thank you!! Even my dh loved it. I loved that I could pick it up with my hands to eat. It was much hotter to hold though than a bread crust.

    A couple of notes-
    It took 3 kitchen towels to get mine dry. Maybe it's bc I used extra water to rice it? I dried it in a towel before microwaving and then used 2 more towels afterward. Be careful- the water is HOT and seeps thru the towel. Duh me nearly burned my hand. LOL

    I found an easier way to rice cauliflower in my Ninja blender- coarsely chop the cauliflower and put it in the blender. Fill the blender with water and then blend/pulse it. Everything is completely evenly chopped! Just drain in a fine mesh sieve. I've tried ricing in my food processor and it just never came out nice and even. This way rocks though!

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    1. Thank you and I'm so pleased that this pizza was a hit in your home. I love your ideas for ricing the cauliflower and your notes too. Thanks!

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  25. Dutch Fielder (dutchfielder@hotmail.com)August 3, 2012 at 6:12 PM

    From the Ol'Gringo
    Lisa, just found your blog via Rasa Malaysa and you are doing a great job. This looks like an amazing pizza and will be making it and a few other recipes from your site soon. I am a retired chef and know good food when I see it!
    I must tell you that Maise is the cutest little helper I've ever seen,she just glows in your photos of her.

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    1. Thank you for finding me and for all your kind words. I hope that you enjoy the pizza and the other recipes that you make from my blog. Please come back and let me know how they all turn out.

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  26. You make my day.

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  27. Hi Lisa Nicely explained. I will try it. Looks good hope it will taste good.

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  28. I have just made the rice and had it with chili - I am speechless at how fab it is! I will be making pizza tomorrow. You are a genius! :0)

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    1. So pleased you enjoyed it and I hope that the pizza is as successful. Please come back and let me know.

      Enjoy!

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  29. Doing this right now!!! I'm so excited. Especially with the pizza freak I married :)

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  30. I just made this, I used a pizza stone to cook it on. That did work out very well the bottom side stuck to it, but I was able to move it onto a pan and it came out pretty good!!!! Awesome recipe!! yumm!

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    1. If you want to make it on your pizza stone, heat your stone in the oven and make your crust on parchment paper and once your stone is good and hot, slide the parchment paper with the crust on it right onto the stone. See if that one works better for you. Good luck!

      Enjoy!

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  31. I'm doing a low carb diet and was wondering how many net carbs do you think are in this pizza crust? I made it the other night and it was SO GOOD!! Thanks for the reicpe!

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  32. Hi, I made this recipe earlier this week and LOVED it! I'm doing the low carb diet and was just wondering if happened to know how many net carbs are in one of these crusts. With squeezing all the juice out, and changing up the volume of the cauliflower, I wondered if it lowered the carb count (hey, a girls gotta have her pizza, diet or no diet, right?!).

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  33. I'm doing some freeze-ahead cooking, and am wondering if you've ever made and froze one of these pizzas or the Cauli-Rice?

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  34. This is awesome but i add some freshly grated parmasan cheese in the crust, delicious

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  35. Love cauliflower, I can't wait to try this!

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  36. My crust doesn't look even closed to the one pictured. Its almost...green? Could it be that the spices turned it green because there wasn't enough cauliflower? I used the correct measurements :(

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  37. This was super yummy. My kids ate it up! Thanks!

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  38. This was delicious. my kids loved it n were amazed it was made with cauliflour ... we made chicken broccoli Alfredo pizza n ir was great

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  39. I won't make this again because it took FOREVER to grind up all the cauliflower in the blender and I have a pretty good blender. the crust was also a little crumbly for me and didn't like to stay together.

    I admit the taste was really good for it being cauliflower but takes way too long and is way too messy to make....and I love cooking fancy meals so this one was exceptionally long.

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  40. Thanks for the great recipe! Here's my experience with it, if anyone's interested: http://dontforgetrecipes.blogspot.com/2012/09/cauliflower-crust-pizza.html

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    1. Thank you Anna for giving the pizza a try and yours looks delicious. Thank you too for the linky love, always appreciated.

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    2. I have used old fashion cheese grater for making caulirice. It seemed fast enough for me and clean up was easy! Yum I can hardly wait....

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  41. Just tried this. Uhm. YUMMY!! However I think I didn't get enough of the water out of the cauliflower because I couldn't even begin to pick my crust up without it falling apart. Does that sound like the culprit? Great recipe, will definitely make again and share around!

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    1. Glad that you enjoyed the pizza, it is delicious! Yes, not getting out enough water will cause the crust to not hold together. The cauliflower needs to be extremely dry and then it works beautifully. I hope that you'll try it again and have better luck with it all holding together.

      Enjoy!

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  42. Excellent! Even though my crust wasn't very crispy, I didn't mind one bit! Will definitely make this again!

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  43. I am definitely going to have to try this, Yum!!

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  44. Hi there, I have made cauliflower pizza crust numerous times... yours can't wait to try because that must be the secret, squeeze the water out of the cauliflower. Exciting!

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  45. Awesome and excitingly healthy recipe! I didn't have the towels (or the patience) to dry all the cauliflower after ricing it. It still tasted like a crust even though it didn't hold together like a crust. I am wondering if the ricing process needs to happen before putting it in the oven. Because the cauliflower seems so much drier before ricing it...Thanks for sharing your recipe!!!

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  46. Awesomely healthy recipe! I didn't have the towels (or patience) to dry out all the cauliflower so my crust was crumbly but still tasted shockingly like regular crust. I am wondering if it is possible to make the crust without ricing the cauliflower first? The cauliflower is so much drier before that process. Thanks for sharing your really cool recipe!

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    1. Don't really know how you would make this without ricing the cauliflower as it would be awful chunky mixed with the rest of the crust ingredients if not riced. Also, if you just bake the cauliflower in florets it's still going to give off liquid and won't hold together. Having to squeeze it dry is a bit of a pain but oh-so worth the effort.

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  47. I tried this recipe with real rice, it came out very nicely. The extra starchiness really made a nice fluffy doughy crust.

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  48. I just made this today. I was so excited until the entire crust stuck to the parchment paper and won't seperate. A giant disappointment and waste of a lot of ingredients because I chose to double it before trying it first. My own fault I guess.

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  49. My crust wasn't quite crisp enough, I thought the cauliflower was pretty dry. I guess it's best to make the cauli rice in advance. BUT it was still delicious! I topped it with chicken, basil, sundried tomato and red pepper.

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  50. My crust wasn't quite crisp enough, I thought the cauliflower was pretty dry. I guess it's best to make the cauli rice in advance. BUT it was still delicious! I topped it with chicken, basil, sundried tomato and red pepper.

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    1. I don't make my cauli in advance, I'm generally squeezing it out and burning my fingers... To get your crust a bit crisper you can always flip it and cook the underside up for a while, browning both sides. Your toppings sound delicious and I hope that you'll give the crust another go.

      Enjoy!

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  51. I am wondering if you can freeze the cauliflower crust because I would love to make a few and freeze for future pizzas.

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  52. I am wondering if you can freeze the crust for future use?

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    1. I haven't tried freezing the crust or the fully made pizza yet, I need to give it a try. If you try it, please let me know how it works out.

      Thanks.

      Lisa~~

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  53. What happens if you leave the cheese out of the crust? I'm paleo non-dairy...

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    1. I'm going to say that the crust won't work as the cheese really helps hold it all together. I unfortunately don't know Paleo enough to even offer alternatives...Sorry.

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    2. try using a product caled (veggie shreads) or (go veggie) it looks like shredded cheese comes in all dif flavors chedder, moz, and so on it melts likechees and taste pretty good best when mixed with other stuff though I think. I even mix it in with my taco meat and let it melt in like cheese and then make my tacos as normal there i many uses for it and u can usually find it in frig section with stuff like tofu and rice noodles usually in most stores it by the produce hope that helps:)

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  54. What happens if you make the crust without the cheese? I'm paleo non-dairy.

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  55. Hi...what happens if you leave the cheese out of the crust to make it paleo non-dairy?

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  56. what can i substitute instead of fennel seed, do i need it at all?

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    1. You can easily leave out the fennel seed, or replace it with Italian seasoning.

      Enjoy!

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  57. Hi,

    This looks amazing!!! Like real pizza crust.. without flour. I must make it soon.


    kosher pizza los angeles 

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    1. Thank you and hope that you enjoy the pizza.

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  58. Tried this recipe tonight! Don't think I drained the couli-rice enough - ended up eating the pizza with a fork and knife but it was still FANTASTIC...worth attempting again to perfect it! Thank you.

    P.S. I HATEEEE the flavor of cauliflower. Couldn't notice the cauli taste whatsoever.

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    1. Glad that you enjoyed the pizza. It is a bit of work to get all the water out of the cauli-rice but it does make all the difference for getting the crust to hold together.

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  59. I just made this and OH MY GOD- it looks, feels and tastes just like real pizza! I'm actually about to cry because I thought I would never be able to eat pizza again. Now just to hide the cauliflower evidence so the boyfriend will eat it ;)Thank you so much for sharing your time and talent with us!!!! -Rebecca

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    1. Thank you Rebecca and I'm so happy that you got to enjoy pizza again.

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  60. wow.... I like it...... Lisa, You are really very good and excellent Cooker....

    Cauliflower

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  61. Tonight was a good example of why I should not be allowed in a kitchen!!

    Decided to make this tonight as I've been eyeing it up for ages. It all looked as it should - blitzed the cauli in the food processor, added egg & cheese put it in the oven. It even looked good cooking in there. Then I decided to read over the instructions again and THAT's when I found out that I should have cooked the cauli rice before I put it all together and cooked it.

    LOL Anyway, after I scraped it off the paper (some of which got left behind cos it was a bit gooey, I decided to soldier on and put some tomato paste and cheese on and finish it under the grill. Remember I said that the paper stuck, well, after I had blown out the flames from the edges of the pizza and let it cool a little - it tasted - YUMMY.

    Thanks so much for the recipe - I will make it properly next time - but I am proof that even an idiot can totally stuff this up and it will still taste GOOD.

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    1. Thank you for a good laugh...Glad that in the end your pizza turned out and that you enjoyed it, crispy bits and all ;-)

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  62. I made this for supper tonight and it was amazing!!! I had to use 3 towels to get the "rice" really dry then used cheddar cheese instead of mozzarella with garlic and parsley seasoning, browned it until it was a little burnt around the edges and topped with pre-cooked peppers and mozzarella cheese. When I told my husband the crust was made out of cauliflower, he couldn't believe it. You can't even tell it's cauliflower by the end and you can feel so much better about indulging in pizza. This ones going in my recipe box!

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    1. Squeezing out all the water makes all the difference in making a good crust. Your toppings sound delicious. Glad that you and your husband enjoyed.

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  63. FYI to anyone that is non dairy you can use a product called (veggie shreds)or(go veggie) it melts like cheese and must say it taste preety good not exactly like cheese but best when mixed in with other foods. you can find it in frig section by the tofu and rce noodles usually by the produce dept in most stores hope this helps :)

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  64. Do you have any of the 'stats' on this? Carbs? Calories? Fat? Doesn't sound like I need to worry about it much, but was just wondering how much I'm saving on all that!

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  65. Just made this also ... great taste. I could hold the pizza in my hand. I tried to make smaller versions to test it out. Also the comments helped, I didnt add the package of italian spices because I didnt want a green pizza. I would suggest trying to keep the spices similiar to what you would normally put on a pizza. Also same toppings and sauce to what you normally like is best. I tried 1 tsp of coconut flour ... just in case it helped to keep it a bit drier and stay together based on the comments. I had two personal size pizzas, the one with coconut flour might have held together better, but have to still test this out. I used a different pizza sauce than I am use to, a sweet smokey sauce, with ground sausage topping. It was good but am curious to try my normal sauce and toppings next time. Next time will try after 15 minutes to flip and cook on othe size. Trying it again tomorrow for my husband :)

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  66. Just made this tonight & it was delicious. The "crust" was so good & you didn't even taste the cauliflower. We topped it with homemade marinara sauce, olives, sauteed mushrooms & zucchini & just a little bit of the part-skim mozzarella. It was so filling & such a tasty way to eat your veggies. Thank you Lisa for such a wonderful, healthy recipe

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  67. I'm so glad that you mention baking it on parchment paper....we made the mistake of just oiling a pizza pan (and it stuck to it completely)....it was still delicious tasting...we kind of just scraped off the parts that weren't stuck. lol.

    But thank you---that should be a disclaimer in any cauliflower crust pizza recipe.

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  68. I've been making this pizza crust since 2009, when Jamie Saal VanEaton from Your Lighter Side came up with this recipe.
    It's so good!!!

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  69. Lisa :) Thank you so much for sharing your creations! :) This one looked like fun and so different from any other low carb crust I'd seen. I recently tried my own version of your recipe and shared it here: http://lostsentiments.blogspot.com/2013/03/low-carb-pizza-no-sauce-no-flour-no.html linking you and Megan as well :) I hope you like it.

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  70. i can't wait to eat! the crust is in the oven now cooking...

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  71. How many servings does this recipe yield and/or how big will the crust be? Thanks.

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  72. Why broil at the end instead of bake?

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  73. Why broil instead of bake at the end?

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  74. This was kick ass. My boyfriend and I both went wild over this recipe. YUM!

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  75. This looks so yummy! I have been wanting to try a cauliflower crust for awhile and this recipe looks awesome!

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  76. Tasted great. Couldn't even tell in was cauliflower. It had a grainy texture to it, but that didn't bother me. The only addition I made was adding grated parmesan cheese to the crust mixture. Let see if my toddler like it too when he wakes up.

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  77. Tasted great. Couldn't even tell in was cauliflower. It had a grainy texture to it, but that didn't bother me. The only addition I made was adding grated parmesan cheese to the crust mixture. Let see if my toddler like it too when he wakes up.

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  78. Mommy and toddler approved. It has a slight grainy texture, but that didn't bother us. The only thing I did differently was add a little parmesan cheese in the crust mixture. Very delicious overall.

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  79. I was excited to make this but it didn't taste good :-(

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    1. My family lives this. My 6 and 9 year old had no idea it was cauliflower which makes it even better.

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  80. I can't use eggs...n pure veg...so what can be substitute

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  81. I can't use eggs...n pure veg...so what can be substitute

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    1. Use 1TBS of chia seed or ground flax seed mixed with 3 TBS of warm water as a replacement for one egg.

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  82. I can't use eggs...n pure veg...so what can be substitute

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  83. I'm hoping I got the cauli-rice dry enough. My husband is anti-vegetable and I'm a vegetarian. So I'm trying to incorporate more vegetables into his diet without him noticing.

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  84. I was so excited about this recipe. I don't like cauliflower at all but was super encouraged by all the great reviews saying that you can't taste it. But I just made it and my boyfriend and I could definitely taste the cauliflower! Very disappointed. :(

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  85. Thank you for the recipe- I made this tonight and it was incredible. Non gluten free people enjoyed it and could not believe it was a cauliflower based crust.

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  86. I am about to make this and will be using one head of cauliflower. My question is, approximately how cups of cauli rice to end up with after you've microwaved it and before you add the mozz and eggs? Individual cauliflower varies in size and I'm worried that I may have too much. It looks like I have at least 8 cups.... Hopefully it goes well!

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  87. Correction...after I squeezed the water out, I only had about 2 packed cups of the cauli rice. Does that sound about right?

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    1. That sounds about right. Good luck and enjoy!

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  88. I made it last night but the crust stuck to the parchment paper! It was a mess but it tasted good though...

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  89. Are the fennel seeds for flavour or is it important for the consistency of the crust?

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  90. This looks so yummy! I have been wanting to try a cauliflower crust for awhile and this recipe looks awesome!

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  91. the best ever thanks

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  92. I made this cauliflower crust earlier in the week. I followed the directions perfectly and it looked and smelled wonderful. It was exactly like the pictures and I was so excited to eat it when it came out of the oven. HOWEVER, for those of you expecting it to taste anything like pizza, you are not going to achieve that. It tastes like cauliflower. It also left my house smelling pretty terrible for two days--make sure you wash the tea towel immediately or the smell will spread. Not to mention, the process of making the cauliflower 'rice' and cooking it/squeezing out the water took forever. I was really disappointed as I had chosen this recipe on all the positive reviews. I definitely won't make cauliflower crust again, sorry!

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