I have always wanted to make a cauliflower crust that was dairy free becasue many low carb recipes have cheese which can not be tolerated by Paleo people. The toppings you choose are up to you. I added an organic pastured/ grass fed cheese because I am eating cheese this week. My recipe was very yummy and fresh basil from my new plant that I got at the farmers market. I hope I can keep it alive in this hot summer weather. Let me know what you think of my crust by leaving a comment and let me know what toppings you chose. There is a great recipe that uses cheese in my friends wonderful diet book Eat Fat Lose Fat that inspired this dairy free crust variation.
Paleo Cauliflower Pizza Crust Recipe
Prep Time: 15 minutes
Cook time: 30 minutes
Prep Time: 15 minutes
1 large head cauliflower
1/4 cup ground golden flax
fresh chopped basil and parsley
Grate the cauliflower in a food processor with the grater attachment or grate it by hand with a cheese grater. Place the grated cauliflower in steamer pot over a few inches of water and salt it generously. Turn it on high then steam it until aldente or slightly cooked but not mushy. Place the cooked cauliflower in a clean hand towel and squeeze out the water very well. Mix the eggs, flax, and a pinch of salt and pepper in a large bowl and let it gel for 5 minutes. Add the cauliflower and mix well. Line a cookie sheet with parchment then spoon out the pizza into two 8 inch pizzas about 1/3 inch thick. Bake the crust for 15 minutes on 350 degrees. Place the tomato paste or sauce on the crust thinly about 1-2 tbsp on each pizza. Top the sauce with cheese and desired toppings and bake for 10 more minutes still at 350 degrees. Turn the oven to broil and cook for 2-3 more minutes. Remove from the oven and top with fresh basil or parsley. Slice and enjoy.
Net carbs per serving: 3.5 (Includes, crust and 2 tbsp tomato paste, toppings will add additional carbs)
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