Cauliflower is rich in antioxidants and nutrients—and low on carbs—making it the perfect substitute for traditional dough on pizza night. Try this crust recipe the next time you want to bake some pies at home, and reap the benefits of this powerhouse food.
It utilizes the cruciferous veg, as well as chickpeas, butternut squash, and Parmesan cheese.
Recipe courtesy of John Mooney, of Bidwell Restaurant, Washington, D.C.
Makes 6 servings
60 min. min.
33 min. min.
- 2 large heads cauliflower, leaves and stems removed, roughly chopped
- 1 large butternut squash, peeled, seeds removed, cubed
- 4 cups chickpea flour
- 1⁄2 cup grated Parmesan
- 1 bunch basil, chopped
- 1⁄2 bunch parsley, stems removed, chopped
- 1 egg
- 2 tbsp salt
- 1 tbsp dried red pepper flakes
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