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Healthy food 9 – yummy lowcarb pizza

Healthy food 9 - yummy lowcarb pizza

The other day I read about cauliflower pizza crust and felt straight away I had to try this! I am a pizza lover and obviously pizza and healthy living doesn’t really go together, so guess if I was happy when I found an alternative that is faster to make, a lot healthier and really great tasting!

I looked around on the internet and found several different reciepes, but the one I tried came from, and then I modified a just a little.

This pizzacrust is pre-made, so whatever topping you decide on you will need to precook it.

Cooking time: about 40 minutes.

What you need for the crust:

Medium sized cauliflower

1 large egg

1 cup (≈2,5 dl) of mozzarella (will try 1/2 cup mozza and 1/2 cup cheddar next time)

1 teaspoon oregano (will try 2 next time)

salt and pepper

What you need for your tomato sauce:

1 cup of diced tomatos

1 clove of garlic

1/2 a yellow onion

1 bay leaf

1 table spoon ketchup (good if sweetened w Stevia)

1 table spoon tomato puré

1 teaspoon of bazil

1 table spoon of oil

salt and pepper

What I used for topping:

3 large portobello mushrooms

thinly sliced chorizo

1/2 mozzarella

1/2 cup of grated grevé

What to do:

Start off with your tomato sauce

1 fry your onion and garlic with the oil until they are soft

2 add the rest of the ingredients

3 Leave to simmer while making the crust.

Healthy food 9 - yummu lowcarb pizza

Now the crust:

Preheat the oven to 400F or 225C

1 Cut off the cauliflower into florets.

2 Rice the cauliflower. It should come to about 2 1/2 cup. (rice it in a mixer or by grating it)

Healthy food 9 - yummy lowcarb pizza

3 Cook the cauliflower on low heat or in the microwave for 8 minutes. This is until they are soft. No added water is nedded. Now it should be about 1 cup.

4 Squeeze the liquid out of the cauliflower with a tea towel.

5 Grate the mozzarella/cheddar

6 Add the cauliflower, mozzarella/cheddar, egg and spices. Mix it all together.

Healthy food 9 - yummy lowcarb pizza

7 Now spread it out on a baking sheet (use a little oil or butter to make sure it won’t stick) You will need to use your hands to spread it evenly and thin.

8 Now bake it in the oven until golden brown. About 15-20 minutes

Healthy food 9 - yummy lowcarb pizza

While the crust is in the oven:

1 Fry your mushrooms until soft. You don’t need any oil or butter! They have enough moisture in themselves.

2 Slice the mozzarella

3 Grate the cheese

When the crust is ready spread the tomatosauce first. Then add the cheese, then the chorizo and finish off with the portobello mushrooms!

Now back in the oven until the cheese has melted!

It’s done. Leave it 4-5 minutes before cutting into it. That way the crust holds together better. Serve with a nice rocket sallad 🙂


Healthy food 9 - yummy lowcarb pizza


13 comments on “Healthy food 9 – yummy lowcarb pizza

  1. lesliejeansonne
    February 19, 2013

    Yummy. Going to try this recipe.

    • Vitality2day
      February 19, 2013

      Please do and I’d love if you came back to tell me what you had on and how you liked it! Thank you for stopping by 🙂

  2. That pizza looks great! I have made pizza dough with almond flour, coconut flour and yet this recipe here looks like it will be the next one I will make. Can’t wait. Thanks for providing details here!

    • Vitality2day
      February 19, 2013

      Mm almond flower sounds great as well. Any recipe to share? 🙂 Hope you’ll enjoy this one!

  3. Nancy Kay
    February 19, 2013

    I love portobello mushrooms and have never thought of using them as a topping for pizza~

  4. Janice
    February 19, 2013

    looks like a great recipe and the crust looks yummy

  5. Mind in Movement
    February 20, 2013

    I was lucky enough to taste this pizza and I can strongly recomend all pizza-lovers to follow Matildas receipy!!! Yummy 😀

  6. Pingback: Cheesy Garlic Cauliflower Bread Sticks – Reblog | The Libra Chronicles

  7. Stella Scott
    February 26, 2013

    Superb Pizza! I ate it today, made by Matilda herself! 😀

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