A gluten free, low carb pizza made with a cauliflower crust; topped with peppers, onions, tomato, spices, and sprinkled with Harvester Farms Corn for a nice added crunch. This Southwestern style pizza features a blend of cheese, spices, peppers, and crunchy Harvester Farms Corn to give it that authentic feel. You will be surprised at the texture of the crust and its likeness to regular pizza. It may fool even the pickiest of eaters.

 

Gluten Free Southwestern Pizza

Serves 8
Prep time 30 minutes
Cook time 25 minutes
Total time 55 minutes
Dietary Gluten Free
Meal type Main Dish
Misc Child Friendly, Serve Hot
Website Brothers-All-Natural Blog
A delicious gluten free, low carb pizza made with a cauliflower crust; topped with peppers, onions, tomato, spices, and sprinkled with Harvester Farms Corn for a nice added crunch.

Ingredients

Crust

  • 1 Medium Head Cauliflower
  • 1 Egg
  • 1 teaspoon Fresh Thyme (finely chopped)
  • 3/4 cups Shredded Mozzerella Cheese (loosely packed)
  • 1 teaspoon Italian Seasoning
  • 1/2 teaspoon Salt
  • 1/8 teaspoon Black Pepper

Toppings

  • 1/3 cup Prepared Pizza Sauce
  • 1 cup Shredded Mozzerella Cheese (loosely packed)
  • 1 1/2 teaspoon Taco Seasoning
  • 1/4 cup Green Bell Peppers (finely diced)
  • 1/4 cup Red Bell Pepper (finely diced)
  • 1/4 cup Sliced Red Onion
  • 1/2 Tomato (finely diced)
  • 1/4 cup Blck Olives (optional)
  • 1 cup Harvester Farms Corn (heaping)
  • 1 Green Onion (bias cut)
  • 1/2 cup Shredded Cheddar Cheese

Directions

Crust
Step 1
Thoroughly wash cauliflower. Remove florets and place in a food processor. Pulse a few times then process until small crumbles appear. Do not over mix
gluten free cauliflower pizza crust
Step 2
Place cauliflower crumbles (dry) into a microwave-safe dish. Cover dish with paper towels and microwave on high for about 8 minutes.
cauliflower pizza crust
Step 3
Remove cauliflower from the bowl and place on a clean kitchen towel. Carefully squeeze out all of the excess moisture from the cauliflower (try to get it as dry as possible). Use extra caution because the liquid will be very hot. You may wait until the cauliflower cools to do this part.
GF-cauliflower crust
Step 4
Place drained cauliflower back in the bowl and add the egg, thyme, 3/4 cup mozzerella, Parmesan, Italian seasoning, 1/2 tsp. salt and 1/8 tsp. back pepper. Mix Well
cauliflower pizza crust
Step 5
On a pan sprayed foil-lined sheet tray, form the cauliflower mixture into a 1/4 inch thick large circle. Try to square edges as much as possible to prevent burning.
cauliflower gluten free pizza crust
Step 6
Bake Crust at 450 degrees F for about 10 minutes or until edges start to turn golden. Remove from oven and let cool for about 5 minutes.
cauliflower gluten free pizza crust
Step 7
Top crust with pizza sauce. 1 cup mozzarella cheese, Cheddar cheese, taco seasoning, peppers, red onion, diced tomatoes and black olives(if desired). Return pizza to the 450degrees F oven and bake for an additional 10 minutes. Turn oven to broil to melt the center of cheese for at least 2-3 minutes.
gluten free southwest pizza
Step 8
Remove pizza from oven and let cool for about 5-10 minutes. Top with Harvester Farms Corn and sliced scallions. Slice and serve.
gluten free southwest pizza

Product used in this recipe:

Harvester Farms Freeze-Dried Sweet Corn

 

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