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cauliflower pepperoni pizza

CAULIFLOWER PEPPERONI PIZZA CASSEROLE

Tasty and low carb, this pepperoni pizza casserole uses cauliflower puree as a base instead of pizza dough. A unique texture with a fantastic flavor that helps satisfy your craving for pepperoni pizza in a much healthier way.
Prep Time 25 minutes
Cook Time 20 minutes
Cooling Time 10 minutes
Total Time 45 minutes
Servings 4 servings
Calories 191 kcal

Ingredients

  • 1 medium head of cauliflower (chopped into florets)
  • 1 tbsp light butter
  • 1 tbsp half and half
  • 2 tsp garlic powder
  • 1 cup reduced fat mozzarella cheese (shredded)
  • 1/2 cup pizza sauce
  • 2 oz turkey pepperoni
  • Salt and pepper to taste

Instructions

  1. Preheat oven to 375 degrees. Spray an 8 x 8 baking dish with non-fat cooking spray.
  2. Using a vegetable steamer, or the microwave, steam cauliflower until tender. Transfer hot cauliflower to blender or food processor and add in butter, half and half, 1 tsp garlic powder, ¼ cup mozzarella cheese, 1/ 2 of the pepperoni slices, and salt & pepper. Puree until smooth.
  3. Pour cauliflower puree into baking dish. Use a spatula to even out the surface. Top with the pizza sauce, and use a spoon or spatula to spread it evenly over the cauliflower, making sure not to mix it into the cauliflower. Top with mozzarella cheese, pepperoni and remaining tsp of garlic powder.
  4. Bake for about 20 minutes.
  5. Let cool for about 10 minutes. Cut into 4 equally sized pieces and serve.

Recipe Notes

Entire recipe makes 4 servings

Serving size is 1 pieces

Each serving = 4 Points*

*based only on ingredients with an SP Freestyle value 

Nutrition Facts
CAULIFLOWER PEPPERONI PIZZA CASSEROLE
Amount Per Serving
Calories 191 Calories from Fat 86
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 9.6g 15%
Saturated Fat 4.9g 25%
Cholesterol 38mg 13%
Sodium 643mg 27%
Potassium 457mg 13%
Total Carbohydrates 14.3g 5%
Dietary Fiber 4.2g 17%
Sugars 4.8g
Protein 16g 32%
Calcium 19%
Iron 9%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.