Since both Broccoli and cauliflower have the same origin, I decided to combine them in this delicious and healthy crust for pizza. You can have pizza everyday if you make it this way. It’s really simple.
The health benefits of cauliflower and broccoli need no introduction. I used a small quantity of low fat mozzarella cheese mixed with the base and on top. Just shape the dough, top it with tomato sauce and your favourite toppings.
The base will not be as firm as regular pizza dough but it’s delicious.
This recipe makes about 6-8 slices of pizza.
PREP: 25 minutes COOK TIME: 30 minutes
1 medium cauliflower
1 medium broccoli
1/2 cup + 3 tbsp low fat mozzarella cheese, grated
!/2 cup tofu, cubed
1 tbsp soy sauce
1 tbsp peanut butter
1 tsp red chilli flakes
5 tbsp tomato sauce
1 small onion, sliced
Salt and pepper to taste
Prepare a baking tray by lining it with parchment. Preheat the oven to 200 C.
Combine the soy sauce and peanut butter. Add the tofu and mix well. Set aside.
Remove the stalks from the cauliflower and broccoli. Reserve them for something else like soup. Steam the florets until they are tender. Blitz them in a food processor and strain through a cloth. Make sure that all the water has been removed.
Break the eggs into a bowl. Add the salt, pepper and chilli flakes. Beat well and add the cauliflower mixture to it. Add 1/2 cup of the grated cheese and mix well. Turn out on to the baking tray and shape into a round or square with the help of a silicone spatula and the back of a spoon. Make sure that the edges are slightly higher. Bake for about 20 minutes. Remove from the oven and spoon the tomato sauce on the base and spread it out. Add the onions, tofu cubes and any other toppings that you like. Sprinkle the remaining cheese on top and bake for 10 minutes until the cheese has melted.