Ingredients

  • 1 cauliflower, broken into florets
  • 100g cream cheese
  • 1 egg, beaten
  • Black pepper
  • 1 tsp coconut oil
  • 1 onion, finely chopped
  • 3 garlic cloves, chopped
  • Pinch of dried chilli flakes
  • 400g can of chopped tomatoes
  • ½ tsp turmeric
  • A handful fresh basil, chopped
  • Salt & black pepper

Method

  • Preheat the oven to 200C/400F/Gas 6.
  • Line a baking tray with baking parchment.
  • Blitz the cauliflower in a food processor until powdery.
  • Simmer in a pan of boiling water for 5 minutes. Drain and leave to cool before wrapping in a clean tea towel and squeezing to wring out excess water.
  • Place the cauliflower in a bowl and mix with the cream cheese and egg. Season well.
  • With clean hands, divide the mixture into four portions and shape on the lined baking tray to make a 1-1½ cm thick pizza base.
  • Bake for 30-35 minutes, until firm and golden.
  • To make the sauce, heat the oil in a pan, add the onion and cook until translucent.
  • Add the garlic, chilli and tomatoes and simmer for 10-15 minutes.
  • Add fresh basil and blitz in your blender to make a smooth sauce.
  • Add a dollop of the tomato sauce and toppings of your choice to the cauliflower pizza base.
  • Bake for about 10 minutes.