Cauliflower pizza

I’ve been wanting to try this wheat-free pizza for a while. I love pizza and gluten free isn’t cheap! I’m not a cauliflower fan but don’t hate it either, and was told the crust barely tastes like cauliflower. As usual, I looked at a bunch of recipes than made my own. It’s mostly based on this one though!

INGREDIENTS
-Nonstick spray
-2 cups cauliflower, grated (about 1/2 a large head)
-1 large egg, lightly beaten
-1 1/4 cups shredded part-skim mozzarella cheese (I used the blue menu)
-2 tablespoons grated parmesan cheese
-Kosher salt and freshly ground black pepper
-1/4 cup tomato sauce

DIRECTIONS
-Line a rimmed baking sheet with non-stick tin foil, and preheat oven to 425ºF.
-Grate the cauliflower using a box grater until you have two cups of cauliflower crumbles. You can also use a food processor. I find using a hand grater is worth the effort for me. Grating takes a bit more time, but the processor is not on the counter at our house and is rarely used…so the preparation involved (pulling it out, cleaning all the dusty parts, etc)  is not usually worth the time or effort for me.  I even hand grate all the potatoes when I make Chanuka latkes!

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-Place in a large bowl and microwave for seven to eight minutes, or until soft.
-Remove from the microwave and let cool. Blot with paper towel to soak up extra liquid
-Mix in the egg, one cup mozzarella, parmesan cheese, and salt and pepper.
-Once combined, pat into a 10-inch round on the prepared pizza pan.

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-Spray lightly with nonstick spray and bake for 10 to 15 minutes, or until golden.

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-Top the pizza with the sauce, and remaining mozzarella (I also threw in some cheddar)

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-Bake in the oven until melted and bubbly, another 10 minutes.

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-let cool, and enjoy!

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Although it was not quite pizza, it was certainly tasty. Even the kids liked it!

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