Buffalo Chicken Cauliflower Pizza

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Guys, do you remember finals week in college? You know, where you had 3 papers, 4 finals, 2 presentations and a speech due all in the same 3 days and you were so stressed you could explode? Where your eyeballs were so red, puffy and glazed over your friends thought you were coming off a bender? Yeah, so that’s what my week is like right now. I’m so stressed and overwhelmed I could set myself on fire. Hence the lack of posts. But, I have something awesome for you today. This buffalo chicken cauliflower pizza is perfect for your Super Bowl activities.

buff chicken cauliflower crust

This was my first time making a cauliflower crust and I must say, I dug it. It was definitely not a regular pizza crust, but it was still so flavorful and crispy. You get all of that earthy, hearty flavor and texture from cauliflower but in a very underwhelming way. Probably because all I could taste was the buffalo chicken and gooey mozzarella. You can top cauliflower crust with whatever your heart desires. I’m in a serious relationship with buffalo chicken, though, so he got first dibs.

spicy pizza

They key to a crispy crust is to make sure you spread it out as thin as you can without breaking it. If you try to make a thicker dough, the cauliflower won’t crisp and you’ll be left with pizza toppings on mashed cauliflower. Which is still edible, but definitely not ideal. Especially if you’re trying to trick your husband and his friends to eat it because it’s healthier.

Light pizza

My husband didn’t fall for the ploy. “I can taste the cauliflower, WAHHHHHHH.” Which I promptly responded “FINE! MORE FOR ME!” And then I shoveled the entire pizza into my mouth. It wasn’t the most mature, adult or healthy moment of my life, but alas, we all have those right? However, all that buffalo gave me some seirous night sweats and even weirder dreams. Let’s just say they involved Adam Richman and a squid. I won’t divulge further.


Nutritional information per slice:

Calories: 282
Fat: 10 grams
Carbohydrates: 5 grams
Fiber: 3 grams
Protein: 20 grams
Weight Watchers Points: 5

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  1. Posted by A Zesty Bite on
    Thursday, January 31st, 2013
    I have been wanting to make a pizza for a while using a cauliflower crust but not sure if my hubby will like it either!
  2. Posted by domesticfits on
    Thursday, January 31st, 2013
    Buffalo All the things!!! And I love that you gave us a pizza with only 282 calories.
  3. Posted by Dixya Bhattarai on
    Thursday, January 31st, 2013
    I have been wanting to make cauliflower crust for so long now. I am just going to have to be bold and do it ASAP :)
  4. Posted by Tutti Dolci on
    Thursday, January 31st, 2013
    I've never tried a cauliflower crust but I've heard great things - it sounds great!
  5. Posted by Christina on
    Thursday, January 31st, 2013
    I've been wanting to try that cauliflower crust recipe. Thanks for pushing me on! :)
  6. Posted by Aggie on
    Thursday, January 31st, 2013
    I have that cauliflower crust on my list to try!! Loving the flavors here. And yes, I remember those last days of college well, shudder. I also remember celebrating the last class ever with a big pitcher of bloody Mary's & wings across from campus - that was a good day!! :)
  7. Posted by Christina on
    Thursday, January 31st, 2013
    My boyfriend would LOVE this. Minus the cauliflower crust, but I will just leave that piece of information out ;)
  8. Posted by Gourmantine C. on
    Friday, February 1st, 2013
    Cauliflower crust sounds very intriguing, I've had cauliflower bread before, but never crust, I think it's a must try ;)
  9. Posted by Kathryn on
    Friday, February 1st, 2013
    I still haven't tried this crust but it gets such rave reviews that I really must do soon!
  10. Posted by Bree (Skinny Mommy) on
    Friday, February 1st, 2013
    I can relate to how being busy makes it really hard to keep up with the recipes. Unlike your husband, I think a cauliflower crust sounds great! ;)
  11. Posted by Kristin Rimkus on
    Saturday, February 2nd, 2013
    I've tried making this crust before without much luck. Your version looks fantastic. I'll definitely give it another shot!