4g of carbs per 100g serve a great Low Carb option.

Cauliflower Pizza Base


Prep time: 20 minutes I Cooking time: 20 minutes

Ingredients

1 head cauliflower (approx. 800g), cut into florets
1 free range egg, lightly whisked
¼ cup mozzarella cheese, grated
¼ cup parmesan cheese, grated
1 tbsp. almond meal
½ tsp. dried basil
½ tsp. dried oregano
Sea salt and freshly cracked black pepper

Topping suggestions
Homemade pizza sauce, sliced cherry tomatoes, sliced Roma tomatoes, crumbled goat cheese, fresh basil leaves, fresh thyme, olives, prosciutto and sliced red onion

Method

  1. Preheat the oven to 220°C and line a baking tray with baking paper.
  2. Pulse the cauliflower in a food processor until it looks like tiny grains of rice (or grate using a potato grater), then transfer to a microwaveable dish, cover and cook on High for 3-4 minutes.
  3. Allow the cauliflower rice to cool, then place in a clean tea towel and squeeze out any excess moisture.
  4. Combine all ingredients in a large mixing bowl, then use your hands to form the dough into a round base on the baking paper.
  5. Bake in the oven for 8-10 minutes, or until golden brown.
  6. Remove the base from the oven, add your favourite toppings, then return to the oven for another 5-7 minutes, or until the cheese is melted.


Cauliflower Sushi


Prep time: 30 mins I Cooking time: 5 mins

Ingredients½ head cauliflower (approx. 400g), roughly chopped
125g cream cheese
4 nori (seaweed) sheets
120g hot smoked salmon, sliced
100g avocado, sliced
100g cucumber, cut into lengths
60g red capsicum, cut into lengths
40g cashew nuts
Freshly cracked black pepper
Soy sauce (to serve)

Method

  1. Pulse the cauliflower in a food processor until it looks like tiny grains of rice (or grate using a potato grater), then transfer to a microwaveable dish, cover and cook on High for 3-4 minutes.
  2. Remove the cover from the cauliflower and set aside to cool while you prepare the remaining ingredients.
  3. Once cooled, mash the cauliflower and cream cheese together with a fork.
  4. To make the sushi, place one nori sheet (shiny side down) on a bamboo rolling mat (or baking paper).
  5. Spread one quarter of the cauliflower rice evenly across the nori, leaving 1cm of one long edge clear so you can seal the roll.
  6. Add one quarter of the toppings in a long line down the centre of the nori before rolling up firmly.
  7. Wet the clear edge with a little water to seal the roll, then place the roll in the refrigerator for 10-15 minutes before slicing into bite-sized pieces.


Cauliflower Mash


Prep time: 5 minutes I Cooking time: 10 minutes

Ingredients1 head cauliflower (approx. 800g), cut into florets
2 free range egg yolks or 50ml cream
50g butter
Sea salt and freshly cracked black pepper

Method

  1. Steam the cauliflower until tender, about 8-10 minutes.
  2. Strain the cauliflower to remove any excess water, then blend all ingredients with a stick blender until smooth and creamy.
  3. Season to taste and serve.


Other Cauli food ideas....

Cauliflower Hash browns

Cauliflower and Cheese bake

Roasted Cauliflower


Cauliflower is one of the greatest low-carb vegetables. It is very versatile, and can help anyone adapting and maintaining their LCHF lifestyle to use this vegetable in a range of ways in the kitchen.

Cauliflower contains almost as much vitamin C as oranges. Finally, it’s neutral in flavor which means that you can cook and season it any way you like.




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