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Pepperoni pizza cauliflower casserole

Monday, November 25, 2013

Can use Turkey sausage and vege cheese as well, might have to try this out.

Yield: 4 servings

Serving Size: approximately 3/4 cup

Perfect as a kid-friendly low carb side dish, or eat an entire bowl for a complete meal!


For the Puree
1 medium head of cauliflower
2 Tbsp Heavy Cream
1 Tbsp Butter
8 slices pepperoni
1/4 cup shredded mozzarella cheese
salt and pepper to taste

For the Casserole
12 slices pepperoni
1/2 cup shredded mozzarella cheese


For the Puree
Clean and trim the cauliflower, breaking it into medium sized pieces. Place in a microwave safe bowl with 2 Tbl of cream and 1 Tbl of butter. Microwave, uncovered, on high for 10 minutes. Stir to coat cauliflower with cream/butter mixture. Microwave for another six minutes on high (or until tender.) Remove from the microwave and put into a high speed blender or food processor along with the 8 slices of pepperoni and 1/4 cup mozzarella cheese. Puree until smooth. Season with salt and pepper to taste. You can adjust the cream and butter to your preference for consistency.
For the Casserole
Spread the cauliflower puree into an 8 x 8 oven proof casserole dish. Cover with 1/2 cup shredded mozzarella cheese, and layer with pepperoni. Bake at 375 degrees (F) for about 20 minutes. Alternatively you could microwave this for 5 minutes. Serve hot.


Approximate nutrition info per serving: 207 calories, 15g fat, 4.75g net carbs, 10g protein
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    I made your Cauliflower Breadsticks this weekend, They were good!
    1545 days ago
    Now that's different! And sounds good!!!
    1545 days ago
    That looks so good!
    1552 days ago
    Looks delicious! I love pepperoni! emoticon
    1552 days ago
    Looks great! Not for me, but I'm certain many others.
    1552 days ago
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