Cauliflower Crust Pizza with Feta and Swiss Chard {Gluten-Free Monday}

Who’s ready for some some yummy pizza with a zero carb crust?

Gluten Free Cauliflower Crust Pizza with Feta and Swiss Chard--Low Carb! {}

Because I was on the South Beach diet (until I was completely done-in by a bag of candy corns) and trying to cook gluten-free, I decided it was definitely a good time to try out cauliflower crust pizza!

This recipe was inspired by Recipe Girl and the Skinny GF Chef.

  • 1/2 LARGE head cauliflower (or 2+ cups shredded cauliflower–I used frozen, and it worked just fine)
  • 1 large egg
  • 1 cup mozzarella cheese, shredded
  • 1 tsp dried oregano
  • 1/4 tsp minced fresh garlic
  • 1/2 tsp onion salt
  • 2 T Ricotta cheese


  • Pizza or Spaghetti Sauce (Remember that if you are going for low carb, sugar in the sauce will add carbs.) (If you are cooking gluten-free, don’t forget to check for gluten in the sauce!  From what I’ve found, Hunts original (not the one with meat) canned spaghetti sauce is GF.)
  • Cooked or fresh Swiss chard (Yep.  I said Swiss chard.  I discovered that it tastes just like spinach when put on pizza.)
  • Shredded Mozzarella
  • Feta


  1. Using a cheese grater, shred the cauliflower into rice-size pieces.  (You’ll need about 2 cups).  Microwave the cauliflower “rice” for 8 minutes (don’t add any water), and allow it to cool.
  2. Preheat the oven to 450 degrees F, and lightly grease 9″ to 12″ round pizza pan.
  3. Mix the cauliflower rice with the remaining crust ingredients and pat the crust into the pan–using your fingers to flatten and spread it out.
  4. Spray the crust lightly with nonstick spray and bake it for 15 minutes (or until the cauliflower looks golden).
  5. Remove the crust from the oven and add your toppings.  Place the pizza under your broiler until the cheese melts and gets bubbly.
  6. You’re done . . . now enjoy it!  So yummy!

Gluten Free Cauliflower Crust Pizza with Feta and Swiss Chard--Low Carb! {}


No Carb Cauliflower Crust Pizza with Feta, Mozzarella & Swiss Chard

Gluten Free Monday Link Up

Now it’s your turn.  What have you been cooking Gluten-Free this week?  Do you have a good GF success story?  Did you have a GF breakdown in the middle of the grocery store?  Tell us all about it.  This is a gluten-free community page.  Share what you need help with or what others can do to help you.  We can all relate!

Oops!  I almost forgot the features!  Here are the top three recipes from last week’s party.  (You can find more features on my Facebook page.)

Pumpkin Scones from the Conscious Eatery

Healthy Natural First Birthday Cake Allergen Free Dairy Free Egg Free Vegan Sugar Free_Nom Yum & Free

Harvest Spice Cake with Pineapple Filling from Nom Yum & Free

Crispy Delicata Squash Fries from Simply Living Healthy

Is anyone besides me suddenly very hungry?  I can’t wait to try these recipes and to see what you link up!  Link away!

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  1. Thank you for hosting! I’ve shared two posts (I hope this is ok!). One is a recipe for Spiced Butternut Squash Scones, free of gluten, eggs, nuts, sugar and with a dairy free option, and the other is an article on Celiacs disease, wheat allergies and Oral Allergy Syndrome and sprouted grain bread.

  2. What a delicious sounding and looking crust! I’m linking up my Chocolate Almond Milk recipe. Great for those with milk allergies. Thanks for hosting!

  3. Thanks for hosting the GF recipe party. Your Cauliflour crust pizza looks great. Today I’m sharing gluten free crepes using Sugar & Spice Market gluten free all purpose flour.

  4. Hello, Heidi!

    I linked up 3 recipes this week for you, all of which can be or are top 8 free! :)

    1. Granola (Fish, Egg, Wheat, Milk and Soy-Free, Can Be Nut-Free) (Just make sure to use GF Oats when you make it.)

    2. Skillet Potatoes (Soy, Milk, Nut, Fish, Wheat and Egg-Free)

    3. Leaves and Acorns (Soy, Wheat, Fish and Nut-Free, Can Be Milk and Egg-Free)

    Glad to be linking up with you, Heidi! Have a great week!

  5. I shared my Tropical Chicken Salad along with recipe inspirations. I’ve been wanting to try a cauliflower crust. It sounds good.

  6. Hi Heidi. Thanks so much for featuring my daughter’s allergy-friendly Harvest Spice 1st Birthday cake on this week’s Gluten Free Monday! And thanks for hosting this great gfree linky party!
    Have a wonderful week!!

  7. Nancy Evans Wolff on Facebook says:

    This looks really good! Stopped by from On The Home Front!

  8. Thanks for visiting! (I shared your giveaway on my feed, but I’d better share it here too!) Have you all heard about the Wondermill Grain Giveaway? Check it out here:

  9. I love any kind of pizza and this sounds sooooo good —- and healthy!!! Thanks for sharing it with us! :)

    xoxo laurie

  10. I’ve never really tried anything gluten free but this looks pretty dang good!
    Thanks for linking up to The Pinspiration Project :)

    (also, can I get you to grab one of our TPP buttons & add it to your post or link to one of our blogs? Thanks!)

  11. Thanks for the invitation! I’ve linked up! That pizza with the cauliflower crust looks delicious and how creative is that crust. :)

  12. Wow! That pizza recipe sounds s0 interesting! I’m pinning it to try sometime!

    Thanks for linking to a Round Tuit!
    Hope you have a fabulous week!
    Jill @ Creating my way to Success

  13. Great recipe! Looks yummy!

  14. I will have to forward your post on to my friend who needs to eat gluten free food. Thanks for the post!

  15. Mmm, that looks yummy! Thanks for linking this up to The Fun In Functional!

  16. I never had a cauliflower on my pizza :) need to try it one of the days :)

  17. Yum! I’ve been wanting to try a cauliflower crust for so long. We’re not a gluten-free family, but we love veggies and love to switch it up and try new things.

    Thank you for linking up to The Pinspiration Project. Hope to see you again this Tuesday with another Pinterest-inspired project :)

  18. is there any way you can leave your collection open for a week? i totally fogot to link up on monday and it was closed when I tried to link up later in the week! I’d love to participate:)

  19. YUM, I really have to make this! I keep seeing cauliflower crusts! YUM! Enjoying your site!! Thanks for linking up at our Gluten Free Fridays party! I have tweeted and pinned your entry to our Gluten Free Fridays board on Pinterest! :)
    I hope to see you again this week!

    Stop by this week to see if you were the winner of the Sugar and Spice Prize pack! We had a super great variety of recipes and entries this week!

    Cindy from

  20. This was surprisingly delicious! I’m not a big fan of cauliflower so I was a little bit scared and skeptical but you really can’t taste the cauliflower! Thank you for sharing this recipe with us!

  21. My family LOVED the pizza, but for some reason my crust was a bit soggy in the middle – it fell apart. What happened? I tried to cook the second one longer, but it just looked burnt.

  22. Love a pizza recipe that is at least a little healthy! I have never heard of cauliflower crust before, but it should be a good alternative. Look very tasty :-)
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