7 Unbelievably Delicious Cauliflower Crust Pizza Ideas
Grab the herbs and pull out the produce—you'll want to try these fresh cauliflower crust pizza ideas right now.
Made with cauliflower, seasonings, eggs and cheeses, cauliflower pizza crust—much like its traditional flour counterpart—is essentially just a tasty vehicle by which to deliver even tastier toppings to your mouth. Pile the scrumptious gluten-free substitute with any one of these combinations of meats, cheeses, veggies and herbs for a dinner that delivers. Follow along for our favorite ‘za toppers.
The quintessential pizza topping gets a twist when you layer heirloom tomatoes, which are known for their pleasant juiciness, bright colors and odd shapes, over the sauce and mozzarella. Add a snip of fresh basil and a sprinkling of Parmesan, and you’re set. Speaking of tomatoes, here’s how to successfully store them.
Fresh Corn, Bacon & Lime
Pizza with lime? Simply sublime—especially when the grated green zest teams up with crispy bacon and fresh corn kernels. Sprinkle these three ingredients over the sauce-and-cheese layer for a lovable summertime supper. Pick the cream of the corn crop with these helpful tips.
Your favorite meat meets pizza in this out-of-the-ordinary match up. Grilled chicken, zesty red pepper flakes and sliced zucchini or summer squash over tomato sauce and mozzarella is sure to tantalize the taste buds.Follow this easy guide to grilling chicken.
Sausage & Peppers
Say ciao to the Italian-influenced pizza of your dreams! The traditional tomato sauce and mozzarella pair perfectly with sliced red peppers, fresh oregano and cooked sausage. For an irresistible sweet-spicy situation, use hot Italian sausage and sweet bell peppers. Don’t miss our other fave bell pepper recipes.
Asparagus & Onion
This combo is beckoning your backyard bounty. Chop up your asparagus into bite-sized pieces, and layer ’em on top of the sauce and cheese alongside some diced red onion. The pretty purple veggie adds color and sweetness to complement the mild asparagus. There are lots of different types of onions! Learn all about six of ’em here.
Wild Mushroom & Goat Cheese
Here’s an earthy entree: Top the base ingredients with wild mushrooms, then bake. (We like shiitake, beech and baby bells, but oyster and cremini work, too.) Afterward, sprinkle the warm pie with fresh crumbled goat cheese and thyme. Be sure to avoid these four common mistakes when cooking mushrooms.
Prosciutto, Parm & Arugula
Keep your cool with these toppings, none of which require time in the oven. Bake up your crust, sauce and cheese, then place prosciutto, baby arugula and shaved Parmesan over top. The salty cured meat and the peppery green were practically made for each other. Find out the difference between Parmigiano Reggiano and Parmesan.