Cauliflower Crust Pizza with Chicken Sausage, Veggies and Marinara

Have you tried cauliflower crust pizza yet? I did for the first time last night and loved it! Most of the cauliflower pizza crust recipes I’ve seen in the past had cheese in the ingredients list, so I never tried them (I’m lactose-intolerant and despiste cheese! Weird, I know). So I was SUPER EXCITED when I discovered Trader Joe’s new frozen product. The crust is made with a short list of ingredients including cauliflower and corn flour – NO CHEESE! My recipe below serves two, and I want to note that it’s not incredibly filling… I would recommend serving the pizza with a side.

Cauli Crust Pizza

Cauliflower Crust Pizza with Chicken Sausage, Veggies and Marinara Sauce

Serves 2

Ingredients

  • 1 Trader Joe’s Frozen Cauliflower Pizza Crust
  • 4 White Button Mushrooms (thinly sliced)
  • 1/2 Large Tomato (thinly sliced)
  • 2.5 Trader Joe’s Sweet Apple Chicken Sausage Links
  • 1 Cup Broccoli (chopped)
  • 1 Cup Spinach
  • Fresh Basil
  • 1/2 Cup Marinara Sauce — I used Trader Joe’s Organic Tomato Basil Marinara
  • Optional: Cheese or Hemp Seeds (sprinkle on top for additional protein)

Instructions

  • Pre-heat oven to 450 degrees. Bake cauli pizza crust face down on a greesed cookie sheet for 10 minutes. Flip crust over and bake for another 10 minutes. Caution: Be SUPER careful when flipping the crust. Definitely have a large pizza spatula. The crust is really delicate.
  • While crust is baking, sautĂ© the toppings. Use a medium frying pan over low to medium heat with a drizzle of olive oil. Add the sliced chicken sausage, broccoli and mushroom. Saute for about 6 minutes. Put these foods aside on a plate until the crust is done.

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  • Once cauli has been in oven for 20 minutes (10 minutes each side), use a spoon to spread the marinara sauce on the crust.
  • Layer the toppings. Start by spreading the spinach on the crust. Then, add the tomato slices, the chicken sausage, mushroom. Finally, sprinkle the basil on top.
  • Add cheese and/or hemp seeds if desired.
  • Broil for 6-7 minutes. (Broil is a setting on your oven – if you don’t have it, then continue to bake on high heat (450) for 7 minutes.

Cauli Crust Pizza

Serve with a side salad or other dish of choice. Enjoy!

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