Mini Cauliflower-Crust Margherita Pizza

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Mini Cauliflower-Crust Margherita Pizza

Course Main Course
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 19 minutes
Servings 2


  • Air Fryer


  • 1/2 large head cauliflower, stalk removed, cut into florets
  • 1/2 cup shredded mozzarella cheese, divided
  • 2 tbsp finely grated Parmesan cheese
  • 1/4 tsp dried oregano
  • 1/8 tsp garlic powder
  • 1 egg yolk
  • 1/4 cup tomato sauce
  • 6-8 fresh basil leaves


  • Select preset program of Preheat to preheat the air fryer.
  • Add cauliflower to food processor and pulse until it resembles rice.
  • Transfer to a microwave-safe bowl and cook on high until fully cooked, about 3 minutes. Remove cauliflower and place on a clean kitchen towel. Wrap towel around cauliflower and squeeze out excess liquid.
  • Combine cauliflower, 1/4 cup mozzarella, Parmesan, oregano, garlic and egg in a large bowl.
  • Form cauliflower mixture into two 5”-wide disks on two 6×6” sheets of parchment paper.
  • Working in batches, place one cauliflower crust in the air fryer.
  • Set temperature to 320°F/160°C and time to 10 minutes, then press Start/Stop to cook until light golden-brown.
  • Top with half the marinara sauce and mozzarella cheese.
  • Set temperature to 400°F/200°C and cook for 1 to 2 minutes until cheese is melted. Repeat with remaining cauliflower crust.
  • Top with basil and serve.
  • Tip: Add your favorite toppings, like pepperoni, olives, sausage, sautéed onions, peppers and more!
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