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Cauliflower Quinoa Pizza

Cauliflower Quinoa Pizza Gluten Free

This homemade pizza crust is light and crisp, and packed with fiber and nutrition. Add your favorite vegetables for a savory treat, or fruits and berries for a sweet pizza....the possibilities are endless.
Course Main Course
Cuisine American
Keyword cauliflower pizza crust, gluten free pizza, quinoa pizza crust
Diet Category Vegetarian, gluten free, dairy free
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 50 minutes
Total Time 1 hour
Servings 4
Calories 324kcal
Author Alkaline Recipes


Cauliflower Quinoa Pizza Crust

  • 1 head of cauliflower, cooked approximately 1 cup
  • 1 cup gluten free flour
  • 1 egg or if vegan, egg substitute
  • 1 teaspoon sea salt
  • cup goat cheese or vegan cream cheese
  • 1 cup quinoa, cooked

Pizza Toppings

  • 1 pepper, red yellow or orange, sliced
  • ½ cup mushrooms
  • ¼ cup kalamata olives
  • ½ cup leek or green onions, sliced
  • ½ cup bruchetta sauce (or pizza sauce)
  • ½ cup fresh basil, chopped
  • ½ cup white cheese, parmesan, asagio or romano optional-omit for vegan or dairy free


Cauliflower Quinoa Pizza

  • Cook cauliflower in Instant Pot for 3 minutes, or boil on stovetop until cauliflower is tender, approximately 10 minutes.
  • Drain cauliflower and place in clean towel; squeeze liquid out of cauliflower. You will have approximately 1 cup of cooked cauliflower.
  • Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Using pizza pan and silicon mat (or parchment paper), rubbing olive oil on the silicon mat to assure that the pizza doesn't stick.
  • Add all pizza crust ingredients to food processor. Process until ingredients are mixed; do not over mix.
  • Using spoon, scoop pizza crust out of food processor and place on center of pizza pan. Dough will be sticky so, with a little oil on your hands , spread and press the dough around the pan evenly.
  • Bake at 350 for 30 minutes.
  • While the crust is baking, prepare your vegetables and herbs. After pizza crust is cooked, add bruchetta sauce and spread evenly. Top with peppers, olives, mushrooms, basil and cheese.
  • Return to oven and bake for 20 minutes. Slice and serve.


Notes For Cauliflower Quinoa Crust
  1.  Your pizza crust will be sticky, so you will not roll the pizza crust.  You will press the crust in the pan with your hands, that you have oiled to prevent sticking.
  2. This recipe can be vegan or dairy free by substituting the egg and cheese with egg replacement and vegan cheese.


Calories: 324kcal