Baked Loaded Cauliflower Pizza
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Recipe type: Baked Cauliflower Pizza
Serves: 6-8
  • I head of Cauliflower
  • 1 cup shredded mozzarella
  • 3 cloves garlic
  • 2 tablespoons butter
  • salt
  • pepper
  • 1 cup sliced mushrooms
  • 1 cup of basil pesto
  • 1 tomato chopped
  • 2 tablespoons extra virgin olive oil
  • ¼ cup sliced red onion
  1. In a large pot of salted boiling water add the cauliflower florets that you chop and clean.
  2. Boil the cauliflower until fork tender, drain and then put back in the pot to air dry with the residual heat in the pot for a few minutes
  3. Add the cauliflower to a food processor and blend with 3 cloves of minced garlic and the cup of basil pesto
  4. (To make a crisper crust do the below otherwise you can use from food processor)
  5. Add the mashed cauliflower to a cheese cloth and wring out all of the excess water or leave over night with something heavy over top to drain the water from the cheesecloth.
  6. On a baking sheet spray with cooking spray then add a ½ inch thick layer of the cauliflower mixture. You can even make it thicker if you like, it's up to you.
  7. Add a layer of your sliced mushrooms
  8. Add a layer of your chopped tomatoes
  9. Add a layer of your red onion
  10. Add your extra virgin olive oil on top of the pizza
  11. Top with your shredded mozzarella
  12. Bake in a pre-heated 350 degree oven until golden brown
  13. Let sit for a few minutes then slice and put on plate with your spatula
  14. Serve with a side salad of your choice
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