Recipe of the Day: Ree’s Cauliflower Crust Pizza | Food Network

Recipe of the Day: Ree’s Cauliflower Crust Pizza | Food Network

October 26, 2019 41 By William Morgan


Have you ever heard of
cauliflower pizza crust?
Being a food blogger,
I see it all the time.
I’ve never actually made one.
So I’m going to whip one up now.
And I can’t wait
for the results.
I’ve got a half a
head of cauliflower
and I just cut it into chunks.
I’ll throw it into
the food processor.
And I’m going to let the
food processor grind it up.
I’m going to pulse it
until it’s really fine.
My food blogging
friend told me to keep
going until it looks like snow.
And I think I’m about there.
Yeah.
Looks like snow all right.
Take the blade out.
And I’ll get this into a bowl.
I’ll cover this with
some plastic wrap, too.
I’ve got a fork and I’ll
just poke a couple times.
Now, this goes
into the microwave.
I’m going to draw out the
moisture and soften it a bit.
That’s going to take
about four minutes.
And from what I understand,
the secret to cauliflower crust
is getting all of the moisture
out of the cauliflower.
So I’ll take the
plastic wrap off.
And I have a thin towel here.
And I’ll dump the
cauliflower right on there.
And I’ll let it cool
for a couple minutes
until I can ring out
all the moisture.
Now, I’m going to fold this up.
Get it nice and tight in there.
And I’ll ring all this moisture
right into the same bowl
that I cooked it in.
Gosh, I cannot believe
how much water is
in the cauliflower naturally.
I got all of the
moisture squeezed
out of the cauliflower.
So I’m breaking it up a bit.
And I’ve got a few more
things to add to the crust.
I’ll crack in an egg.
Some mozzarella.
I’ll save the rest of this
to go on top of the pizza.
I’ll also add in some grated
Parmesan and Italian seasoning.
Just keeping it simple.
A little salt and
pepper, of course.
Now, I’ll stir this all together
and see what it looks like.
I’ve got some
parchment paper on here
so the crust won’t
stick to the pan.
I’ll start by getting
it into a ball.
Gosh, it’s so easy to work with.
Now, I’ll press it into a crust.
One secret I’ve heard about
cauliflower pizza crust
is you want to
bake it super thin.
Now, I’ll get this
into a 425-degree oven
for about 15 minutes.
It smells so good.
And it looks amazing.
I think I could just break off
a piece and eat that right now.
I’ll put the sauce on the crust.
Again, I don’t want to
add too much moisture,
so I’ll just put a thin layer.
I think that should be enough.
That looks like a good amount.
The rest of the
mozzarella goes on.
Gosh, I cannot imagine how
good this pizza is going to be.
I’m going to put this
back into the oven
until the cheese is melted.
That crust got even
more deep golden.
I can’t wait to try this.
I’m going to grab some basil.
Not going to slice it up.
Just going to grab big leaves.
And I’ll tear big pieces
right onto the pizza.
Gosh, what a pretty pizza.