Margherita Cauliflower Crust Pizza

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It is 2016 and you still cannot undo all of your mistakes.

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Well, specifically mistakes made using a piece of technology. Though, I’m still holding out for time travel so I can go back to the 4th grade and spell allowed instead of aloud in the spelling bee, but I’m over it.

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I was with my dad and we were scrolling through his DVR. He stops on this documentary about a ship he floated around on in the Navy. He cherishes this documentary and suggests it every time we are watching the tube. I always pout and say, “Eww boring I want to watch Gilmore Girls re-runs.” He typically scoffs & moves on. This time, this fatal time, he clicks an x button. *Poof* The show is gone. PERMANENTLY gone. I gasp, he crumbles into a ball. We spend the rest of our evening googling how to undo this action and discover that it is impossible. They have created a device that records 12 shows at once yet we don’t get the occasional re-do.

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Don’t get me started on the absolute NECESSITY that is undoing a text message. Like, we are human beings. We make mistakes. Give us a device that allows us to share our deepest thoughts at any time, day or night, and we are bound to have some regrets, am I right?! And what’s Siri’s role in all of this? I don’t need her to tell me the 18th president on the spot, I need her to proofread my text messages and tell me if I sound mean before I send something. Or if I yell, “STOP THAT TEXT, SIRI!” she automatically halts the sending process. Make yourself useful, girl.

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Apple, Comcast, Big Brother, hook a girl up with an undo button.

 

 

 

Time: 1 hour (prep + cooking) | Serves: 2

Ingredients:

  • 1 head of cauliflower, chopped
  • 1 egg
  • 1/4 cup of parmesan cheese, + more for serving
  • 1 tsp. of oregano
  • 1 can of crushed tomatoes
  • 2-3 tomatoes off the vine
  • 3-4 oz. of fresh mozzarella cheese
  • 2 tbsp. of fresh basil, chopped
  • 1 tsp. of crushed red pepper
  • 1 tbsp. of olive oil
  • S+P, to taste

How to:

  • Preheat oven to 425 degrees
  • Place chopped cauliflower pieces in a food processor, pulse until tiny, fluffy pieces
  • Transfer to a microwave safe bowl, cover with plastic wrap + microwave for 4 minutes
  • Once cool, add egg + cheese + oregano + S+P
  • Combine cauliflower dough + form into a pizza crust shape, arrange on a lined baking sheet
  • Bake for 12 minutes
  • Top crust with crushed tomatoes + tomatoes + cheese + olive oil, bake for another 10 minutes
  • Top with crushed red pepper + S+P + basil
  • Serve hot
  • Pretend the pizza is a choo-choo train and the destination station is your pie hole
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19 thoughts on “Margherita Cauliflower Crust Pizza

  1. Jasmine S. says:

    Allowed vs Aloud?! Come on!! They should have given you that one!! And this margherita cauliflower crust pizza looks like the best thing ever. Marg pizzas are my weakness!

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    • Rachel says:

      RIGHT?! Forever will be a missed opportunity of mine. & sameeeeee I could be in the fanciest pizza joint but I will almost always get a marg pie. 😀 so good!

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  2. Linda says:

    Oh your poor dad! I once copied over a beloved movie by accident…so I know how he feels – but eventually I found the movie on DVD and bought it off Amazon….so who knows!? Yummo on the pizza 🙂 🙂

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  3. alyssa breed says:

    In second grade I came in 3rd in the spelling bee bc of “answer”.. My attempt “awnser”… Plus I was wearing an eye patch (pink eye is a bitch). Anywho… Great lookin pie

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