Cauliflower Pizza Bites (Gluten-Free and Grain-Free)

These gluten-free & grain-free Mini Cauliflower Pizza Bites are the PERFECT weeknight dinner, grab-and-go lunch, or party appetizer. This bite-size cauliflower pizza crust recipe can fool even the non-cauliflower lover! They are low carb, keto, and paleo-friendly if you omit the cheese, and so delicious!

Gluten-Free & Grain-Free Mini Cauliflower Pizza Bites

Cauliflower Pizza Bites

These cauliflower pizza muffins are easy to make, packed with good-for-you ingredients! They are gluten-free and grain-free and hold up PERFECTLY.  We literally cannot get enough of these in my home! Everybody loves this cauliflower pizza!!

Is cauliflower pizza low carb?

Yes, this is a good low carb option!

Is cauliflower good for Keto?

There are 2.9 grams of net carbs in an entire cup of this low carb vegetable, making it a great option. Plus it’s super versitile!

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This cauliflower pizza crust recipe its made in a muffin tin for an easy on-the-go lunch option that you can make ahead and enjoy! Cauliflower pizza crust can be tricky, but these bite-size pizzas are easy to make, won’t fall apart, and are full of flavor!

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Cauliflower Pizza Bites (Gluten-Free and Grain-Free)

Cauliflower pizza bites.
  • Author: Lexi
  • Prep Time: 8 minutes
  • Cook Time: 30 minutes
  • Total Time: 38 minutes
  • Yield: 15 1x
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Ingredients

Cauliflower crust:

Pizza Toppings:

  • 1/4 cup pizza sauce
  • 3/4 cup mozzarella cheese
  • 12 pieces pepperoni (optional), or toppings of choice

Instructions

  1. Preheat oven to 400°F.
  2. In a food processor, or using a hand grater, pulse/grate cauliflower until rice consistency.
  3. In a bowl combine eggs, cauliflower rice, almond flour, coconut flour, garlic powder, salt, pepper and Italian seasoning.
  4. Brush oil inside muffin tins and scoop 2 tablespoon cauliflower mix and press down to form crust.
  5. Bake for 25 to 30 minutes until fully cooked and golden brown.
  6. Top with about 1 teaspoon sauce, add 1 tablespoon cheese and pepperoni if desired.
  7. Place back in oven for 5 minutes, or until cheese is melted.
  8. Let sit for a few minutes then gently loosen the pizzas from the muffin tin and gently spoon out onto a plate. The longer they sit, the easier they will be to pop out.
  9. Serve immediately and enjoy!

Notes

Note: Frozen pre-riced cauliflower is not riced fine enough for these!!

Cauliflower sizes vary. If yours is bigger or makes more riced cauliflower, and it seems like it needs a little extra love to make them firm, add an additional egg and tablespoon of flour. 3 cups of packed riced cauliflower is the correct consistency for these rolls.

Nutrition

  • Serving Size: 3
  • Calories: 129
  • Sugar: 3.3g
  • Sodium: 500mg
  • Fat: 5.9g
  • Saturated Fat: 2.1g
  • Carbohydrates: 11.6g
  • Fiber: 4.7g
  • Protein: 8.8g
  • Cholesterol: 114mg

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March 5, 2018

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  1. How many bites do you really recommend making? Thanks 🙂 I just made them into 12…but may try to use less mix/make more in the future. Soooo good so def will make again!

    5.0 rating

  2. Made these pizzas and they were delicious! Not to mention so easy to make! Make sure to grease your muffin pan really well…I didnt, so they stuck a little, but I didnt mind! They were all gone after my 5 year old, husband and I ate them 🙂

  3. What’s a good substitute for the almond flour? I will need to substitute the eggs for flaxseed. They look really good!

  4. Hi, I just printed this off for future reference but would love to know the nutritional breakdown for carb tracking. Thanks!

    4.0 rating

  5. Loved these pizzas. Has anyone tried to make this a full size pizza? How long would the crust have to bake?

  6. Making these tomorrow for my picky toddle – fingers crossed!! Can I use silicone liners as my muffin pan seems to stick to everything? Thanks for sharing!

  7. These were great! We made one batch with marinara, ground beef and mushrooms and a second batch with vegan pesto, mushrooms, green pepper, and no cheese and they were also delicious!

  8. I made this last night, but doubled the recipe and made a full-sized pizza — it came out great! I spread the dough out on a parchment paper-lined baking sheet and baked at 400 for about 35-40 minutes before putting any toppings on. Will definitely make it again!

    5.0 rating

  9. Hi there,
    I have made cauliflower pizza crust before using the frozen riced cauliflower that really needed the liquid squeezed out. The video didn’t show this step so I am wondering if this isn’t necessary when using fresh? Thanks I am a cauliflower newb!!

  10. Lexi- these look amazing! Any potential thoughts on what I might try as a binder to make these eggless?

    1. Unfortunately we haven’t tested these without eggs so couldn’t advise. It’s our thinking that eggs really help hold it together, but if you do give it a try with an egg substitute please let us know how it goes!

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