Roasted Pepper Cauliflower Pizza

Not only is this roasted pepper cauliflower pizza colorful and festive, but it’s also healthy and delicious! If you’re looking for a way to make your cauliflower pizza taste even better, then that’s the secret! You need to try adding roasted peppers. The sweet and smoky flavor of the peppers goes perfectly with the slightly bitter taste of the cauliflower crust. Now, let’s get cooking!

Roasted Pepper Cauliflower Pizza
Roasted Pepper Cauliflower Pizza

Appropriate for: Diabetes, Dialysis, Gluten-Free, Kidney Disease, CKD

Roasted Pepper Cauliflower Pizza Ingredients

  • 2 12 oz. bags of riced cauliflower
  • 1/4 cup of grated parmesan
  • 1 tsp of turmeric
  • 1 tsp of Italian seasoning
  • 1/4 tsp of salt
  • 1 egg
  • 1/2 cup of shredded mozzarella cheese
  • 2 red bell peppers
  • 1 tbsp of olive oil + 1 tsp for drizzling on peppers and garlic
  • 2-3 garlic cloves with peel
  • 5 sprigs of fresh basil
  • 1 tsp of corn-starch (or potato starch)

How to Prepare Roasted Pepper Cauliflower Pizza

  • Preheat the oven to 450F degrees
  • Wash and pat dry the bell peppers
  • Place them and the unpeeled garlic cloves on a baking sheet
  • Drizzle 1 tsp of oil and a dash of salt and bake for 30 minutes
  • Line a baking sheet with parchment paper, then spread the riced cauliflower in a single layer and bake for 15 minutes in the same oven under the bell peppers and garlic
  • Remove garlic and peppers from the oven and let it cool for 10 minutes
  • Peel and trim the stem off of the peppers and peel the garlic
  • Add peppers, garlic, olive oil, and corn starch in the food processor on high speed until it is finely pureed and smooth
  • In a small pot, stir the bell pepper sauce for 10-15 minutes on low heat until the sauce thickens and set aside
  • Take cauliflower out of the oven and after it is cooled down, transfer the riced cauliflower to a clean cheese towel or dishtowel
  • Squeeze out excess moisture and discard the water
  • In a large bowl, add the riced cauliflower, spices, parmesan, salt, and egg
  • Mix well
  • Press the dough into a circle onto a baking sheet lined with parchment paper at 1/4″thickness
  • Bake for 30 minutes at 400ºF, until golden. Flip the crust over and bake again for 10 more minutes
  • Take it out of the oven and add the roasted red pepper sauce, the mozzarella, and basil
  • Bake for an additional 5-10 minutes until the cheese melts
  • Makes two small pizzas

Roasted Pepper Cauliflower Pizza Nutrition Facts

(makes 2 servings)

Calories 325
Carbohydrates 9 g
Protein 13 g
Dietary Fiber 2 g
Total Fat 22 g
Sodium 382 mg
Potassium 438 mg
Phosphorus 372 mg

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About Shree Mulay, MD
Shree Mulay, MD, is a nephrologist and co-owner of The Kidney Experts. He went to medical school at Mahatma Gandhi Mission Medical College and completed his residency at Kingsbrook Jewish Medical Center in Brooklyn, NY.  Shree manages patients at several West Tennessee Healthcare Hospital locations and serves at numerous dialysis locations across the region. He also sees patients at four kidney care clinic locations. Funny, caring and always wanting to help, Shree is passionate about his practice and devotes much of his time to his patients.

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