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Overhead closeup view of a baked cauliflower crust in a cast iron skillet.

Cauliflower Pizza Crust

  • Prep Time: 10 minutes
  • Cook Time: 17 minutes
  • Total Time: 27 mins
  • Yield: 1 pizza crust 1x


A delicious, low-carb pizza “crust”!


  • 2 cups shredded fresh cauliflower (about 1/2 large head of cauliflower)
  • 1 large egg
  • 1/4 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1 teaspoon Italian seasoning
  • 1 cup shredded mozzarella cheese


  1. Preheat your oven to 450 degrees F.
  2. Remove leaves and stems from cauliflower.
  3. Shred cauliflower using a cheese grater (2 cups).
  4. Place cauliflower in a microwave safe bowl and microwave for 8 minutes.
  5. Mix microwaved cauliflower with remaining crust ingredients (egg, cheese, garlic powder, Italian seasoning).
  6. Press crust mixture into the bottom of a 9-inch pizza pan or cast iron skillet that has been greased.
  7. Spray top of crust with cooking spray.
  8. Bake for approximately 9 minutes, or until crust is golden brown.
  9. Remove from oven and change oven setting to “broil” while you prepare the toppings.
  10. Spread desired amount of pizza sauce over the crust and sprinkle mozzarella cheese over sauce.
  11. Spread your desired toppings over the pizza.
  12. Place under the broiler for 3-5 minutes, or until golden brown and cheese is bubbly and hot.
  • Category: Pizza
  • Method: Bake
  • Cuisine: American

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