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Cauliflower pizza crust with margherita toppings.
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Cauliflower Pizza Crust (Low Carb Keto Pizza)

Cauliflower pizza crust is a delicious gluten-free, low-carb, keto pizza recipe made from healthy, simple ingredients. Watch how I make it in the video above!
Prep Time: 15 mins
Cook Time: 25 mins
Total Time: 40 mins
Course: Main Course
Cuisine: American
Keyword: Cauliflower Pizza Crust, Cauliflower Pizza Crust Recipe, How To Make Cauliflower Pizza Crust, keto pizza
Servings: 4 servings
Calories: 177kcal
Author: Lisa Bryan


Cauliflower Pizza Crust

  • 1.5 pounds cauliflower florets
  • 1/2 cup shredded cheese or 1/3 cup soft cheese
  • 1 egg beaten
  • 1 teaspoon Italian seasoning
  • salt and pepper to taste

Pesto Chicken Pizza

  • 1/3 cup pesto sauce
  • 1/2 cup shredded chicken
  • 3/4 cup mozzarella cheese shredded
  • 2 cups (packed) baby spinach
  • 2 garlic cloves minced

Margherita Pizza

  • 1/3 cup marinara sauce
  • 4 oz mozzarella ball sliced
  • fresh basil leaves
  • red pepper flakes (optional)


  • Preheat your oven to 400 degrees Fahrenheit. Remove the cauliflower florets from the stem or use frozen and thawed cauliflower florets. Grate them using a food processor or box grater.
    Cauliflower grated in a food processor.
  • Add the cauliflower rice to a microwave safe bowl, cover, and microwave for 4-5 minutes to soften. Alternatively, you could saute the cauliflower rice in a pan on medium heat on the stove for 8-10 minutes. Then let it cool to the touch.
    Grated cauliflower in a bowl.
  • Transfer the cauliflower rice into a nut milk bag or thin kitchen towel. Drain the cauliflower by squeezing it until all the excess moisture is out. Squeeze as hard as you can!
  • Place the drained cauliflower rice in a large mixing bowl. Add the cheese, egg and seasonings. Use your hands to mix everything together to form the pizza dough.
  • On a parchment lined baking sheet, press the dough dough down into an even circle. The diameter should be around 9 inches. If you have a pizza stone, that's even better and will produce a crispier crust.
    Cauliflower pizza crust formed into a circle on a parchment lined baking tray.
  • Bake for 25 minutes, or until slightly golden, then remove from oven. You could also bake for 20 minutes and flip the crust over, then bake an additional 5-10 minutes for an even crispier crust.
    Baked cauliflower pizza crust on a parchment lined baking tray.
  • Add the toppings and bake for an additional 10 minutes.
    Cauliflower pizza with toppings.



  • The nutrition facts are for the Margherita pizza flavor.


Calories: 177kcal | Carbohydrates: 10g | Protein: 13g | Fat: 11g | Saturated Fat: 4g | Cholesterol: 62mg | Sodium: 282mg | Potassium: 602mg | Fiber: 4g | Sugar: 4g | Vitamin A: 242IU | Vitamin C: 83mg | Calcium: 226mg | Iron: 1mg