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A Gluten-Free Purple Cauliflower Pizza Recipe

Redefine pizza party by making this vegetarian pizza recipe that is an absolute favorite recipe of mine. It’s delicious, simple to make (although it can be a little time consuming) and it makes enough to feed a larger amount of people when you are having that “pizza party”. Your guests won’t feel the typical sluggishness because this is compeltely loaded with veggies and healthy fats. Because literally every part of this recipe contains vegetables, it’s absolutely packed with healthful nutrients.

 

Just a few of the nutrients you’ll get from these nutrient-packed vegetables:

  • Cauliflower: Sulforaphane- cancer-fighting; choline- brain healthy; anti-inflammatory properties
  • Spinach: Folate- cancer fighting; Vitamins A & C- skin and eye healthy
  • Onions: Flavonoids- antioxidants; manganese- superoxide dismutase antioxidant in the body
  • Garlic: Allicin- cancer fighting antioxidant; flavonoids
  • Avocado: Monounsaturated fats- anti-inflammatory, heart healthy; vitamin B3- nerve health and energy for the body
  • Tomatoes: Lycopene and beta-carotene- antioxidants; Vitamins A & C- skin and eye health

Enjoy your slice!

Purple Cauliflower Pizza Social Option 2

Ingredients

Crust

  • 2 medium purple (or white) cauliflower heads
  • 3 organic eggs
  • 1/3 cup (50 g) coconut flour
  • sea salt and pepper, to taste
  • 1 – 2 tsp each: dried/fresh basil, oregano and parsley, and any other spices/herbs you like

Toppings

  • 2 tbsp olive oil
  • 2 small sweet potatoes, steamed and mashed
  • 1 onion, sautéed until browned using 1 tbsp olive oil
  • 1 cup cherry tomatoes, halved and sautéed with 1 tbsp olive oil and garlic
  • 1 clove garlic, chopped
  • 2 large handfuls of spinach, washed
  • 1 avocado, sliced

Directions

  1. Preheat oven to 400 F (200 C) and line two baking sheets with parchment paper.
  2. Chop cauliflower into florets then add to a food processor until grated. Put into a medium mixing bowl.
  3. Add eggs, coconut flour, salt, pepper, herbs and spices to cauliflower and mix together until well mixed.
  4. Spread the dough onto the lined baking sheets and flatte. You can spread the dough with a rolling pin or by using a piece of plastic wrap between the dough and your fingers to prevent it from getting stuck to your hands.
  5. Put crusts into oven and allow to cook for 10-15 minutes or until edges are browned.
  6. Meanwhile prepare ingredients for toppings (steam or roast the sweet potato, and saute the garlic, onion and cherry tomoateos in olive oil).
  7. Remove the crusts from the oven and add toppings. Mash scooked sweet potato on crust first then add the the sauteed garlic, onion and tomatoes.
  8. Place the baking sheets back into the oven for another 10 minutes.
  9. Remove the pizzas from the oven and add the spinach, then cook for another 1-2 minutes or until the spinach is wilted.
  10. Once the spinach is wilted remove the pizzas from the oven, allow to cool for 1-2 minutes then serve and enjoy (or store for later).
Prep Time: 20 minutes
Cook Time: 60 minutes
Total Time: 1 hour, 20 minutes

Servings: Makes 2 pizzas (8 slices each)

Serving Size: 2 slices

Calories: 190

Fat: 9g

Trans Fat: 2g

Cholesterol: 60mg

Sodium: 180mg

Carbohydrates: 22g

Fiber: 8g

Sugars: 8g

Protein: 7g