healthy pizza crust

ingredients
recipe makes 1 pizza crust
1 head cauliflower, cored and separated into florets
½ cup water
½ teaspoon salt
2 ounces fresh goat cheese
½ ounce finely grated parmigiano-reggianno cheese
1 large egg
1 pinch cayenne pepper

directions
1. preheat oven to 400 degrees f. line a baking sheet with parchment paper
2. puree cauliflower in a food processor until finely ground
3. cook ground cauliflower, water, and salt together in a skillet over medium-high heat until fragrant and most of the water evaporates, 5 to 6 minutes. cool completely
4. transfer cauliflower to the center of a clean dish towel. wrap and squeeze tightly to remove all excess moisture. you should have about 1 1/2 cups cauliflower pulp
5. stir cauliflower, goat cheese, parmigiano-reggiano cheese, egg, and cayenne pepper together in a bowl to form a soft dough. gather dough into a ball and place in the center of the prepared baking sheet. press dough into circle about 1/4-inch thick
6. bake in the preheated oven until golden brown and set, about 40 minutes. cool and turn crust over before topping

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topping ideas:

chopped tomatoes

zucchini

spinach

mushrooms

peppers

jalapeno peppers

 

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