Food and the City: skinny zucchini pizza crust

September 12, 2013

skinny zucchini pizza crust

Ready for your mind to be baaaalown? First there was cauliflower crust, and now - now there is zucchini crust.

Y E S. I know what you're thinking. "Just another low calorie pizza fad blah blah blah.. Hi, Dominos?"


This is so much more.

Its like... an egg. But not. And then its like a zucchini cheese omelet. But not.

It just.. is.

Give this one a shot!

Promise us you will?

skinny zucchini pizza crust

2 zucchinis 
1 large egg
1 cup low fat mozzarella
1/2 teaspoon garlic powder
1/2 teaspoon black pepper
3 tablespoons pizza sauce
basil for garnish

preheat your oven to 450.
wash and grate your zucchinis using a cheese grater. add to a bowl and allow to sit for 10 minutes. drain excess water using a cheese cloth or a colander using the back of a spoon to press out water. 

add zucchini, egg, 1/2 cup of mozzarella, garlic powder and black pepper back into the bowl. mix everything to combined.

lay out a piece of parchment paper on a pizza stone, and spread zucchini mixture into a circle using a spatula. bake for 20 minutes.

remove from oven, add on your pizza sauce and the other 1/2 cup of cheese, and return to the oven for another 5-10 minutes.

allow to cool for a few minutes before slicing and enjoy!