Cauliflower Pizza

1 Pizza425 cals

Keep the diet, lose weight, and eat pizza everyday with our low carb Cauliflower Pizza! This low calorie pizza is great for keto, easy to make with fresh ingredients, and tastes just as good as the “real” thing.

For this recipe you’re going to need a food processor or really powerful blender and some fresh cauliflower. If you don’t have a food processor, here’s a link to the one we’ve been using for years.

Why not frozen? Frozen cauliflower tends to hold more water which will prevent your pizza “dough” from binding together. If you want a mushy pizza, use frozen!

Cauliflower Crust

Add into whatever you’re using 1 1/2 cups of stemless fresh cauliflower, 1/2 teaspoon of basil, 1/2 teaspoon of parsley, 1/2 teaspoon of Italian seasoning, and 1 cup of fat free cheddar cheese.

Stemless? This means to peel your cauliflower pieces off the stems prior to adding them in.

Blend or process all of those ingredients together until everything looks incorporated.

Take out whatever you want to cook your pizza on, optionally line it or coat it with some non-stick cooking spray, and empty your mix onto it.

Press your cauliflower pizza mix together while shaping it round onto whatever you’re using.

Put that into the oven on 450F/232C for around 10-15 minutes or until the bottom looks like it’s starting to “crisp”.

Remove your pizza crust from the oven and get ready to top it!

Cauliflower Pizza Toppings

Whatever toppings you want to use is completely up to you. I went with 6 tablespoons of salsa for my sauce, 1/4 cup of some reduced fat Mexican cheese, and 3 ounces of a cooked lean ground beef to add more protein to the recipe.

Let us know what your favorite toppings are for this in the comments below!

Put your pizza back into the oven on 450F/232C for around 5 minutes or until your cheese has melted.

Ready for a low carb dessert? How about our Low Carb Microwave Cheesecake?

Cauliflower Pizza Recipe

Cauliflower Pizza

Homemade low carb pizza crust in minutes. This Cauliflower Pizza recipe is keto friendly, super easy to make, and actually tastes good!
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Prep Time: 5 minutes
Cook Time: 20 minutes
Total Time: 25 minutes
Course: Main Course
Cuisine: American
Keyword: cauliflower pizza, easy
Servings: 1 Pizza
Calories: 425kcal
Cost: $4

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  • 1 ½ Cups Cauliflower - Fresh
  • 1 Cup Cheddar Cheese - Fat Free
  • ½ Teaspoon Basil
  • ½ Teaspoon Parsley
  • ½ Teaspoon Italian Seasoning - or Oregano


  • 3 Ounces Protein - Cooked Beef, Chicken, Turkey, etc
  • ¼ Cup Mexican Cheese - Reduced Fat
  • 6 Tablespoons Salsa


  • Cook your Cauliflower by boiling it until it splits with a fork
  • Drain it
  • Combine your Cauliflower, Cheddar Cheese, Basil, Parsley, and Italian Seasoning into your food processor
  • Process everything together
  • Take out a baking sheet and line it with parchment paper
  • Shape your mix into the shape of a pizza
  • Bake it on 450F/232C for 10-15 minutes
  • Take out and put your toppings on
  • Put it back in the oven for another 5 minutes or until your Cheese has melted



Calories per pizza (with the toppings I used):
  • Calories: 425
  • Fat: 9g
  • Saturated Fat: 5g
  • Sodium: 1854mg
  • Carbs: 23g
  • Fiber: 4g
  • Sugar: 10g
  • Protein: 63g


Calories: 425kcal | Carbohydrates: 23g | Protein: 63g | Fat: 9g | Saturated Fat: 5g | Sodium: 1854mg | Fiber: 4g | Sugar: 10g


  1. Sebas on January 14, 2016 at 12:00 am

    Derek! I just realized: did you boil the cauliflower in the video? I know the directions say to do so but it seems uncooked in the video


  2. Chris on November 9, 2015 at 12:00 am

    FWIW, guys: I found that Kraft makes a Fat Free Mozzarella, as well. Looking forward to giving this a whirl and use that.

  3. Kandis on June 21, 2014 at 12:00 am


    This was BRILLIANT! Absolutely devoured. Made it with finely diced marinated kangaroo steak and it was mouth wateringly delicious.

    SO SO Happy I found your website. Oh and my local Supp store has started selling Quest Bars! So Cinnamon Swirl Oatmeal here we come! #winning

    • Derek Howes on June 23, 2014 at 12:00 am

      Haha! Devoured is good. Never had kangaroo steak – I’m intrigued! Thanks again

  4. Cheryl on June 20, 2014 at 12:00 am

    I love your database of recipes. High protein, low carb is what I need and you have so many great tasting recipes that fit well with my nutrition plan. I especially like the healthy alternatives to satisfy my sweet tooth. 🙂 Thanks so much for taking the time to research, make the videos and share your knowledge. It is much appreciated!

    • Derek Howes on June 23, 2014 at 12:00 am

      Thank you so much Cheryl! Hope I can keep you coming back!

  5. Alix on June 16, 2014 at 12:00 am

    Where has this website been all my life?
    Can’t wait to try this on the weekend!

  6. Margareth on October 17, 2013 at 12:00 am

    This recipe was a success!!!!!!!!!!!! I make it and the flavor was amazing… My husband love it… He doesn’t like the cauliflower and almost not discover the taste… Thanks…

  7. Erica on October 16, 2013 at 12:00 am

    I make this often, but it always sticks to the parchment paper, and I end up having to scrape it off with a fork (it’s still yummy though). What can I do so it won’t stick? I’ve tried spraying the parchment paper with cooking spray/olive oil, etc. but nothing works. Thanks!

  8. Lindsay on March 10, 2013 at 12:00 am

    I am so making this as we speak…trying to go step by step with you…may use a bit more meat, since i plan on sharing the pizza…can you come over and help me cook? lol

    • Derek Howes on March 11, 2013 at 12:00 am

      Absolutely…however if I’m making dinner someone else has to make dessert! How did it turn out btw?

      • Lindsay on March 12, 2013 at 12:00 am

        it was great, though the crust didn’t set like i had wanted… and i would make dessert!!! do you have a healthy dessert recipe?

  9. Sarah on March 8, 2013 at 12:00 am

    Mmm…this sounds awesome and I love how great the macros are in this! Definitely going to try it for myself!

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