What could be better than a crisp and healthy pizza on a breezy summer night? Made with fresh basil, cauliflower, avocado oil, and mozzarella cheese, this Pesto Keto Cauliflower Pizza is made with nutrient-dense, real-food ingredients to help support your weight and wellness goals.

Cauliflower heals with anti-inflammatory antioxidants, potassium, phosphorus, fiber, and vitamin C. Basil adds anti-inflammatory protection, with antioxidants and blood sugar control to boot. And Primal Kitchen® Avocado Oil helps boost the absorption capacity of these antioxidants while supporting cardiovascular health with an incredible 500° smoke point. Let’s see what’s on the menu tonight!

Pizza Crust

INGREDIENTS

  • 1 head cauliflower
  • 1 egg
  • 1 tablespoon coconut flour
  • 1 teaspoon parsley
  • 1 teaspoon basil
  • 1 teaspoon oregano

INSTRUCTIONS

  • Pulse cauliflower in food processor until it turns into rice.
  • Squeeze riced cauliflower through a cheese cloth or dish towel to remove moisture.
  • Place the cauliflower and coconut flour into a large mixing bowl.
  • In a separate mixing bowl, whisk together the eggs and spices until you’ve created a uniform liquid.
  • Combine the eggs and spices with the cauliflower and coconut flour, and knead the mixture into a smooth dough.
  • Line a baking sheet with parchment paper, and roll out the cauliflower dough into an even, circular crust about 1/2 inch thick.
  • Bake the crust at 400 degrees for 30 minutes.

Primal Kitchen® Avocado Oil Pesto

INGREDIENTS

  • 2 cups fresh basil
  • 1/3 cup pine nuts, toasted
  • 1/4 cup grated Parmesan cheese
  • 2/3 cup Primal Kitchen Avocado Oil
  • 1 teaspoon minced garlic
  • 1 teaspoon lemon
  • Salt and pepper to taste

INSTRUCTIONS

  • Add the basil leaves, parmesan cheese, pine nuts, garlic cloves, Primal Kitchen® Avocado Oil, lemon juice, salt, and pepper into the food processor.
  • Blend the ingredients until smooth.

The Toppings

INGREDIENTS

  • 1 pint cherry tomatoes
  • 1/2 yellow onion
  • 1/2 cup broccolini
  • 1/2 cup mozzarella cheese (full fat!)
  • Optional: Top with red pepper flakes

INSTRUCTIONS

  • Spread the pesto over the pizza crust in a thick, delicious layer.
  • Slice the cherry tomatoes into slivers.
  • Slice the yellow onion into thin strips.
  • Cut the broccolini into pieces.
  • Slice the full-fat mozzarella cheese into even pieces.
  • Artfully layer veggies and cheese on top of the pesto.
  • Finish off with red pepper flakes, a sprinkle of salt and pepper, and a light drizzle of Primal Kitchen® Avocado Oil.
  • Pop the pizza in the oven for another 6-7 minutes at 400 degrees, or until the veggies are tender.
  • Enjoy!

~ Recipes courtesy of Primal Kitchen. For more delicious, real-food, paleo-approved recipes check out The Primal Kitchen Cookbook on Amazon!

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