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A closeup view of vegetable pizza in a cast iron skillet.

Skillet Cauliflower Crust Veggie Pizza

  • Total Time: 35 mins
  • Yield: 1 pizza


For the 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

For the Toppings:

  • 1/4 cup of your favorite pizza sauce (or more if you like it “saucy”)
  • 1 cup shredded mozzarella cheese
  • 1/2 cup sliced fresh mushrooms
  • 1/4 cup sliced red onions
  • 1 small can (2.25 oz) sliced black olives, drained
  • 1 tablespoon grated Parmesan 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 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 add the toppings.
  10. Spread sauce over the crust and sprinkle mozzarella cheese over sauce.
  11. Spread the vegetables over the pizza evenly.
  12. Sprinkle with grated Parmesan cheese.
  13. Place under the broiler for 3-5 minutes, or until golden brown and cheese is bubbly and hot.


  • Prep Time: 20 mins
  • Cook Time: 15 mins
  • Category: Pizza
  • Method: Bake
  • Cuisine: American

Keywords: cauliflower pizza crust pizza