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    Cauliflower Crust Pizza...

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    I know it sounds weird but I am dying to try it. Should be a great alternative to those who are not eating flour for whatever reason.
    The author notes that while it does not taste like a flour crust pizza, it also does not taste like cauliflower. I like cauliflower anyway but this is good to know in case I want to slip this to my family and see if they can guess the ingredient.

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    1 cup cooked, riced cauliflower
    1 cup shredded mozzarella cheese
    1 egg, beaten
    1 tsp dried oregano
    1/2 tsp crushed garlic
    1/2 tsp garlic salt
    olive oil (optional)

    pizza sauce, shredded cheese and your choice of toppings*

    Directions:

    To "Rice" the Cauliflower:
    Take 1 large head of fresh cauliflower, remove stems and leaves, and chop the florets into chunks. Add to food processor and pulse until it looks like grain. Do not over-do pulse or you will puree it. (If you don't have a food processor, you can grate the whole head with a cheese grater). Place the riced cauliflower into a microwave safe bowl and microwave for 8 minutes. There is no need to add water, as the natural moisture in the cauliflower is enough to cook itself.

    One large head should produce approximately 3 cups of riced cauliflower. The remainder can be used to make additional pizza crusts immediately, or can be stored in the refrigerator for up to one week.

    To Make the Pizza Crust:

    Preheat oven to 450 degrees. Spray a cookie sheet with non-stick cooking spray.

    In a medium bowl, stir together 1 cup cauliflower, egg and mozzarella. Add oregano, crushed garlic and garlic salt, stir. Transfer to the cookie sheet, and using your hands, pat out into a 9" round. Optional: Brush olive oil over top of mixture to help with browning.

    Bake at 450 degrees for 15 minutes.

    Remove from oven. To the crust, add sauce, toppings and cheese. Place under a broiler at high heat just until cheese is melted (approximately 3-4 minutes).

    Enjoy!

    *Note that toppings need to be precooked since you are only broiling for a few minutes.
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    Sounds Delicious
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    Ever made Mashed cauliflower instead of potatoes? Good Stuff
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    I seriously seriously think I'll be trying out this kind of pizza...... Cali crust... sounds good.!
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    Quote Originally Posted by Rabid1 View Post
    Ever made Mashed cauliflower instead of potatoes? Good Stuff
    Actually I have had this and it tastes like
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    Quote Originally Posted by equalizer View Post
    Actually I have had this and it tastes like
    So you like stuff that tastes like ass?
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    Depends on whose ass it is!
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    You know...you can throw cheese on a roofing shingle too, but that doesn't make it a pizza.
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