Pizza Hut cauliflower crust can make a fine alternative if you’re looking for a low-carb and fiber rich dinner option that still satisfies your taste palate. It is an ideal menu if you’re trying to cut the carbs consumption down or in case you’re in the midst of keto diet regimen.
Whether you’ve already noticed it or not, cauliflower has gained quite a rising popularity in the recent years, mainly due to the surrounding hype of its health contents. In the world of low-carb enthusiasts, it has been successfully manifesting itself as favored constituent for other prevalent foods such as oatmeal, rice, and of course, pizza crust.
Pizza Hut Cauliflower Crust
- 2 eggs beat mildly
- 1 head or 2 lbs. cauliflower remove the stalk
- ¼ cup Parmesan cheese
- ½ cup mozzarella cheese
- ¼ tsp. garlic powder
- ½ tsp. salt
- ½ tsp. dried oregano
Prepare your oven by preheating it to 400º F.
Lay a parchment paper on a baking tray.
Cut the cauliflower into florets before grinding them in a food processor.
Steam the fine-textured pieces using a steamer basket, then drain them well and let them cool down.
Put the cauliflower powder inside a bowl, then mix with Parmesan cheese, mozzarella, eggs, garlic powder, oregano, and salt. Mix well.
Pass the dough into the baking tray and shape them into a spread circle shape of pizza crust.
Bake the pizza dough for 20 minutes.
Add the toppings of your choice and then bake it again for another 10 minutes.
The cauliflower crust at Pizza Hut is often preferred by consumers who may be restricted due to health reasons to enjoy the normal pizza crusts. However, it has to be noted that the healthfulness and calorie count of the pizza depends a lot on the added toppings. Your homemade cauliflower-based pizza may have higher calorie than regular pizza if you load it with plenty of extra cheese, pepperoni, sausage, ranch dressing, etc.
In general, though, you can rely on this recipe to create healthier pizza crust option. You can especially enjoy more toppings on this copycat Pizza Hut cauliflower crust recipe if you do not have any health restrictions and make it once in a while.