I made a margherita pizza out of the cauliflower crust from Trader Joe’s for dinner
Cauliflower Margherita Pizza
If you are active on social media, Pinterest, or are an avid Trader Joe’s grocery shopper like I am, chances are you have seen their Cauliflower products flying off the shelves. When the cauliflower rice trend was first surfacing, I rushed to Trader Joe’s to find that they were already sold out of the frozen riced cauliflower. I then of course was told that I could put a medium sized head of cauliflower in a food processor and then drain it, but buying it from Trader Joe’s was mess free and easier, so I finally got my hands on multiple packages and after making fried rice out of cauliflower for a week straight, I tried making cauliflower pizza one night! Unfortunately for me, that was a total fail! I guess the cauliflower retained too much water so it never got quite crispy enough. But now Trader Joe’s just came out with pre-made, frozen cauliflower pizza crust that you can garnish to your liking! Here is my take on a Cauliflower Margherita Pizza!
What You’ll Need:
- Trader Joe’s frozen Cauliflower Pizza Crust (or you can attempt to make your own with this recipe: Cauliflower Pizza Crust – FoodNetwork.com)
- Fresh Mozzarella Cheese
- Medium Sized Tomatoes
- Pizza Sauce (optional) – I personally love Rao’s Pizza Sauce!
The instructions are pretty straight-forward on the back of the cauliflower pizza box, but basically you preheat your oven to 450 degrees and add the sauce, cheese (sliced thin), tomatoes (sliced thin), and basil. You can place the pizza directly on the oven rack if you like it crispy like I do, otherwise you can use a cookie sheet! It only cooks for about 10-15 minutes or until golden brown and crispy looking! Take it out of the oven and allow it to cool for another 3-5 minutes prior to add salt and pepper to taste and cutting it. Bon appétit!