What To Cook For Dinner – Cauliflower Crust Pizza!
Cauliflower Crust Pizza!
(I Promise It’s Yummy)
I love when Cauliflower Crust Pizza is on the home menu. I have Celiac Disease, and therefore am intolerant to wheat. This can be challenging when thinking about what to cook for dinner. As a result, my family and I eat mostly gluten free, at least at dinner when we eat as a family. I came upon this recipe a while ago and have adapted it to our tastes. Not only is it gluten free, but it is delicious and your kids will LOVE helping you out while you make it. Your kids can pick whatever vegetables they like. Make it bright and fun, and they will be more likely to eat it!
Make it bright and fun, and they will be more likely to eat it!
- For the cauliflower crusts
- 1 medium head cauliflower, chopped
- 1 cup shredded mozzarella cheese
- 1 egg
- ½ teaspoon dried oregano
- ½ teaspoon garlic powder
- ¼ teaspoon salt
- For the pizza topping
- ¼ cup shredded yellow squash
- ¼ cup shredded zucchini
- 1 clove garlic, minced
- ¼ teaspoon dried oregano
- pinch of ground black pepper
- ½ cup tomato sauce
- 1 cup shredded mozzarella cheese
- Optional toppings
- 3 tablespoons sliced almonds
- ½ cup chopped broccoli florets
- Handful of cherry tomatoes – Ryan’s favorite
- Handful of sliced black olives – Dylan’s favorite
- ½ cup sliced mushrooms
- Several leaves of baby spinach
- Make the cauliflower crusts:
- Preheat the oven to 400°F.
- Line a large baking sheet with parchment paper.
- In a food processor, pulse the cauliflower into very small pieces.
- Transfer to a microwave-safe bowl and microwave until tender, about 4 minutes.
- Let the cauliflower cool for several minutes.
- Wrap the cooled cauliflower in a kitchen towel and squeeze out any excess liquid.
- In a medium bowl, combine the cauliflower, mozzarella cheese, egg, garlic powder, oregano, and salt.
- Stir to combine.
- Divide the mixture into 8 equal parts and form each one into a ball.
- Press and flatten the balls into circles or fun shapes.
- Place them onto the prepared baking sheet.
- Bake the pizza crusts for 15 minutes.
- Flip crusts over and continue baking for another 15 minutes, until firm and light golden brown.
- Remove the crusts from the oven, but leave the oven on.
- While crusts are baking, make the toppings:
- In a large sauté pan over moderate heat, cook your veg, garlic, oregano, and pepper.
- Drain any excess liquid.
- Assemble and bake the pizzas:
- Spread the tomato sauce on the crusts.
- Top the pizzas with the veg and cheese.
- Bake until the cheese bubbles, about 6 minutes.
I hope you enjoy Cauliflower Crust Pizza as much as our family does.
Quick Tips On What To Cook For Dinner:
Don’t want/need gluten free? Use a whole wheat crust
Dairy free – try a dairy free cheese alternative
Mix up the veggies each time for some variety
Get Your kids To Help
You’ve got dinner covered, now what to make for breakfast?
Other ideas for healthy breakfast for kids?
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