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Basil Pesto Pizza

Basil Pesto Pizza


  • 1/2 head cauliflower
  • 3/4 cup mozzarella
  • 1 egg, lightly beaten
  • 1/2 teaspoon oregano
  • 1/4 teaspoon garlic, minced or pressed
  • 1/2 teaspoon garlic salt
  • extra virgin olive oil
  • 1/4 cup pesto
  • 1 tomato, sliced
  • 1 tablespoon fresh basil, chopped
  • salt
  • pepper



  • Preheat oven to 230°C.
  • Remove stems and leaves from the cauliflower and chop into small pieces. Place chopped cauliflower in a food processor, pulse until grain-like, then transfer to a microwave-safe bowl.
  • Microwave on high for 8 minutes, When done, mix in half of the beaten egg (discard the other half, or reserve and add to your breakfast tomorrow), 1/2 cup of mozzarella, oregano, garlic and garlic salt.
  • Transfer the mixture to a cookie sheet sprayed with nonstick cooking spray, and form into a 10-12cm pizza crust like round.
  • Brush with olive oil, and bake in centre of oven for 15 minutes.
  • When done, top with pesto, tomato, basil, remaining mozzarella, and sprinkle with salt and pepper. Place back in over for 3 or 4 minutes until cheese melts



Author: Donna Saunders