Gluten-free almond flour pizza

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I love me some almond flour.

I bought my first batch of almond flour from TJ’s right before Christmas, and I’ve had fun experimenting with it, from OMG Pancakes to muffins and now to pizza!

Based off of this recipe, I developed my own almond flour crust last week and loved it! The best part was the crispy, crunchy crust that you got without having to wait for dough to rise. An easy weeknight dinner!

Gluten-free almond flour pizza

Almond Flour Pizza
Serves 2 (double recipe for larger pizza)

Crust

  • 1 c. almond meal (ground almond flour)
  • 1 egg
  • 1 1/2 Tbsp. olive oil
  • 1/4 tsp. baking soda
  • A few shakes of oregano, basil, and garlic powder

Toppings

  • 1/2 c. tomato sauce 
  • 1 tsp. balsamic vinegar (optional)
  • Vegetables of choice (I used fresh spinach, onions, asparagus, and broccoli)
  • 1/2 c. shredded mozzarella cheese
  • Parmesan cheese (if desired)
  1. Preheat your oven to 350 and grease a large baking pan (I used a Pampered Chef baking stone).
  2. In a large bowl, mix all of the crust ingredients until well blended. Once a dough forms, make a ball with your hands, pick up the dough, and place in the center of your greased pan.
  3. Slowly press out dough into a circle until it’s evenly spread across the pan. Remember to make your dough as thin as possible! (This helps the crust get crispy.)
  4. Place in oven and bake for about 20 minutes.
  5. Remove the crust, and spread your tomato sauce and balsamic vinegar evenly over top. (I like the balsamic for an added sweetness.) Next, spread out your cheese and top with vegetables. Top with a handful of Parmesan cheese, if desired.
  6. Place back into oven until the cheese is melted (about 15-20 minutes). Remove and enjoy!

How to level up this recipe:

  • You can create a white pizza by leaving off the sauce. Try it with some fresh mozzarella instead — mmm!

How to level down this recipe:

  • If you don’t have any almond flour or don’t like the flavor (it is nutty), try out oat flour instead. Your consistency will change, so you may need to add some water to even it out. 
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