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Pepperoni Pizza Cauliflower Casserole – Low Carb

Ingredients :

The Casserole

  • 12 slices pepperoni
  • ½ cup shredded mozzarella cheese

The Puree

  • 1 medium head of cauliflower
  • 2 Tbsp Heavy Cream
  • 1 Tbsp Butter
  • 8 slices pepperoni
  • ¼ cup shredded mozzarella cheese
  • salt and pepper to taste

 

Directions:

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 ¼ 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 ½ cup shredded mozzarella cheese, and layer with pepperoni.
  •  Bake at 375 degrees (F) for about 20 minutes.
  • Serve hot.

 

Serving: 4

Enjoy