Cauliflower pizza base

Cauliflower pizza base


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About this recipe: A pizza base with no flour in sight! I've been experimenting with this gluten-free recipe for a while and texture aside, the flavour is very pizza-like.

Chef John

Serves: 4 

  • 1 head cauliflower, cored and separated into florets
  • 120ml water
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 55g fresh goat's cheese
  • 15g finely grated Parmesan cheese
  • 1 large egg
  • 1 pinch cayenne pepper, or to taste

Prep:15min  ›  Cook:45min  ›  Ready in:1hr 

  1. Preheat oven to 200 C / Gas 6. Line a baking tray with non-stick baking paper.
  2. Puree cauliflower in a food processor until finely ground.
  3. Cook ground cauliflower, water and salt together in a frying pan over medium-high heat until most of the water evaporates, 5 to 6 minutes. Cool completely.
  4. Transfer cauliflower to a clean tea towel. Wrap and squeeze tightly to remove all excess moisture.
  5. Stir cauliflower, goat cheese, Parmesan cheese, egg and cayenne pepper together in a bowl to form a soft dough. Gather dough into a ball and place in the centre of the prepared baking tray. Press dough into circle about 2mm thick.
  6. Bake in the preheated oven until golden brown and set, about 40 minutes. Cool and turn base over before topping.

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