More and more people are opting for cauliflower alternatives as a healthier substitute for carbs and calories. These alternatives are also perfect for individuals who are gluten intolerant or want to make their favorite meal lighter.
If you don’t have a food processor, you can still enjoy cauliflower ‘rice’. Simply buy it pre-made and cook it according to the directions provided, which often involves microwaving it for a few minutes. Then, continue following the instructions from step 4. This can be a convenient way to simplify your cooking process.
To make the recipe vegan or dairy-free, just remove the cheese and eggs, and instead, use a mixture of 50ml water and 2 tbsp ground chia or flax seeds to create a thick “egg substitute”.
Cauliflower pizza bases are similar to cauliflower rice in terms of preparation. They taste just as great as pizza bases made with flour. Once you add your favorite cheese and toppings, you may not even realize it’s not the usual pizza dough.
This recipe is perfect for increasing your vegetable intake or sneakily feeding picky children who don’t like veggies. While it may seem counterintuitive to use cauliflower, which retains a lot of natural water and can become mushy, as a base for a crispy pizza crust, this recipe will show you otherwise!
When you use cauliflower as a pizza base, it loses much of its distinct flavor. It becomes very subtle, almost tasteless. This is a good thing because you can add lots of your favorite sauce and toppings without being overwhelmed by the cauliflower flavor.
We may be biased, but we believe that this cauliflower pizza base recipe is the best one available online. It yields one 10-12 inch pizza, which can be sliced into approximately 8 pieces. If you wish to make more, adjust the ingredients accordingly.