Pepperoni Pizza Cauliflower Casserole

Pepperoni Pizza Cauliflower Casserole

This dish that tastes like pepperoni pizza, yet is gluten-free. This tasty dish is low-carb and easy to prepare with a blender and a casserole dish, which means that the clean-up will be simple too. Perfect as a kid-friendly, low-carb side dish, or eat an entire bowl for a complete meal!

Sucrose and starch tolerance vary. Individuals may need to modify the recipe to meet personal diet goals.

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Ingredients

For the Purée

  • 1 medium head of cauliflower
  • 2 tablespoons heavy cream
  • 1 tablespoon butter
  • 8 slices pepperoni
  • ¼ cup shredded mozzarella cheese
  • salt and pepper to taste

For the Casserole

  • 12 slices pepperoni
  • ½ cup shredded mozzarella cheese

Directions

For the Purée

  1. Clean and trim the cauliflower, breaking it into medium-sized pieces.
  2. Place in a microwave safe bowl with 2 tablespoons of cream and 1 tablespoons of butter.
  3. Microwave uncovered on high for 10 minutes. Stir to coat cauliflower with cream/butter mixture.
  4. Microwave for another 6 minutes on high (or until tender.)
  5. Remove from the microwave, and put into a high speed blender or food processor along with the 8 slices of pepperoni and ¼ cup mozzarella cheese. Puree until smooth.
  6. Season with salt and pepper to taste. You can adjust the cream and butter to your preference for consistency.

For the Casserole

  1. Spread the cauliflower puree into an 8 x 8 oven proof casserole dish.
  2. Cover with ½ cup shredded mozzarella cheese, and layer with pepperoni.
  3. Bake at 375°F for about 20 minutes. Alternatively you could microwave this for 5 minutes. Serve hot.

Serves 4

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