In the mood for pizza but don't necessarily want a messy, decked out tomato sauce-based pie? Sounds like this 'white' pizza is exactly what you need. The base is a combination of chopped cauliflower, quinoa flour, and chia seeds, which is then topped with creamy cashew cheese, red onions, cherry tomatoes, dried oregano, and plenty of garlic. Delicious!

Cauliflower Quinoa Pizza With Cashew Cheese [Vegan, Gluten-Free]

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Ingredients

For the Base:

  • 2 cups cauliflower, finely chopped
  • 2 tablespoons chia seeds, soaked in 1/2 cup water
  • 7-8 tablespoons quinoa flour
  • 1 tablespoon dried oregano
  • Salt, to taste

For the Topping:

  • Red onion rings
  • Cherry tomatoes
  • Dried oregano
  • 3 garlic cloves, sliced

For the Cashew Cheese:

  • 1/2 cup cashews, soaked 30 minutes in water
  • 1/2 cup water
  • 2 garlic cloves
  • Salt, to taste
  • 2 tablespoons lemon juice
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Preparation

  1. Preheat oven to 390°F.
  2. Prepare chia gel by soaking the chia seeds in water for 15-20 minutes.
  3. Chop cauliflower in your food processor until you get rice consistency
  4. Add chia gel in the cauliflower and mix well.
  5. Add 7-8 tablespoons of quinoa flour. Mix very well.
  6. Using your hands, press mixture evenly into a pizza pan or a pie pan.
  7. Bake the crust about 10-15 minutes.
  8. Take crust out of the oven and top with onion, garlic, and cashew cheese. Return to oven and bake 5-10 minutes.
  9. Sprinkle with dried oregano. Serve.
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