DIY pizza: Get creative with cauliflower

Looking for a new spin on homemade pizza? Make a cauliflower crust, and enjoy a few grain-free slices with a fork.

Yields 8 slices

Ingredients

  • 3   cups cauliflower florets
  • 2   egg whites
  • 2   teaspoons dried oregano, basil, sage and/or thyme
  • ½  cup low-fat mozzarella cheese, shredded

Directions

  1. Preheat oven to 450°.  Place cauliflower florets in a food processor and pulse until a uniform “rice” texture is obtained.
  2. Place cauliflower in a microwave-safe bowl, add 3-4 tbsp of water and cook on high for 4 minutes.
  3. Strain cauliflower of excess water using paper towel or tea towel-lined strainer.
  4. Place cauliflower and remaining ingredients in bowl and mix.
  5. Pour mixture out on non-stick baking sheet or parchment paper.  Bake for 12 minutes, take out and add toppings. Bake for another 5 minutes.

Per slice (without toppings): 38 calories, 4g protein, 3g carbohydrate, 2g fat (1 sat, 0 mono/poly), 4mg cholesterol, 2g fiber, 60mg sodium