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Gluten-free pizza made from cauliflower

Step 1: Ingredients

1 head of cauliflower (mediumish)
1 egg
1/4 cup parmesan cheese
1/4 cup mozzarella cheese (or italian blend)
1/2 onion
2-3 cloves garlic
5 fresh basil leaves (or 1/4 teaspoon dried basil)
1 sprig oregano (or 1/4 teaspoon dried oregano)
1/4 teaspoon salt
1/4 teaspoon crushed red pepper (optional)
olive oil
parchment paper or pizza pan
pizza stone (optional)
pizza sauce
mozzarella cheese for topping
toppings of your choice

Step 2: Prepare Your Ingredients

Remove the leaves from the cauliflower
chop the onions roughly
chop the cauliflower roughly
chop basil and oregano
measure cheeses

Step 3: Make Cauliflower Snow

Put cauliflower, garlic and onion in food processor and process until its very fine (snow)
(with the onion there is more liquid so it was more like a puree, without the onion it's more snow-like

Step 4: Nuke It

Put your cauliflower and onion into a microwave safe bowl and cover it.
Microwave for 5-8 minutes until it is tender and the center is hot.
Place on a towel and let it cool.

Step 5: Squeeze It...and I Mean Really Squeeze It

Wrap the towel around the cooled cauliflower and squeeze it until you can't squeeze it anymore.
Squeeze some more.
Then some more.
Just a little more for good luck.
Seriously, there is more liquid in it than you would think, you want it as dry as possible otherwise the crust won't stick together and won't get crispy.
Mine was almost half it's size when i was done squeezing.

Step 6: Preheat the Oven & Pizza Stone

Preheat oven to 450
If you have a pizza stone, preheat that too

Step 7: Mix It Up

Add your herbs, pepper flakes, salt, cheeses, eggs and cauliflower to a bowl.
Mix it together (using hands to mix is totally fine)
When it's combined, gey ready to roll

Step 8: Roll It Out

Place a large piece of parchment paper down and put some olive oil on it (or whatever oil you want)
Rub the olive oil on the paper and proceed to roll it out (not too thick)
I used anothet sheet of parchment on top so it didn't stick to the roller, but you can also just press it out with your hands

Step 9: Bake It Up Baby

Put your rolled crust in the oven for 8 minutes or so, until it is crispy and brown

Step 10: Top It and Bake It

Place a layer of sauce and cheese then whatever toppings you would like
Bake for another 5 mins or until the cheese is golden brown.

Step 11: Enjoy Your Creation

Let it cool for a few minutes then cut it and enjoy. Don't tell your kiddos/family/friends it's made with veggies and see if they can tell :)
seems like a good thingy to try
it's yummy just as a crust too, I made one previous to this (but it slid off the parchment onto the floor before i put sauce on it, but i did taste a little bit before it fell...so good. also, you can add more cheese (or different cheese) to the crust and it's a little chewier.
<p>This is talked about a lot in Weight Watcher meetings. I haven't tried it yet. It seems like you could use this same technique for cheese sticks or tortillas too.</p>
I don't know how well it would work for cheese sticks because it stays kinda soft until its baked, and even then can still be a little soft afterwards. But you could totally change the seasonings and make tortillas out of it. the cauliflower flavor is very mild and even my picky 9 year old asked for seconds and thirds lol. Thanks for the likes and comments. This was my first instructable so I was a little hesitant about posting it.
<p>Interesting idea! I think that I should try it sometime. </p>

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