Roasted Cauliflower Pizza

One of my favorite foods is pizza. If I could only eat one dish for breakfast, lunch and dinner, it would be pizza! We enjoy cooking pizza at home a lot because it is the perfect meal to get the entire family involved. The children can help roll out the dough and even add the toppings.

We are always trying to find new and creative toppings to change up the dish.  I've recently become a huge fan of cauliflower because it picks up flavors so beautifully, so we decided to incorporate cauliflower into our latest pizza experiment. We were so happy with the results, and I think you will be as well! 

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1 Pizza Dough (from the pizzeria)
1 Bag of Polly-O Shredded Mozzarella
1 Head of Cauliflower -  cut into florets
3 Tbsp Olive Oil
3 Tbsp of sliced garlic (split evenly for step 1 and 2 below)
1 Tbsp Lemon Juice
¼ Cup Italian Breadcrumbs


Preheat the Oven to 475 degrees F
Place the cauliflower florets into a bowl with the olive oil, sliced garlic, lemon juice, salt and pepper and mix.  Spread the florets onto a roasting pan and roast in the oven for 15 minutes, stirring occasionally so all florets get properly roasted.  You want a slight amount of browning as the remainder will happen with the pizza.
In the meantime, roll out your pizza dough and brush it all over with a light amount of olive oil and the remainder of the thin garlic slices.  Pour the bag of cheese all over the pizza.  Next, toast your breadcrumbs in a saute pan with a light amount of olive oil over a medium flame and set aside.
When the florets are done, lay them all over the pizza and top them with the breadcrumbs.  Stick the pizza into the 475 degree oven and bake for 15 minutes or until florets are slightly burnt and the crust has a golden brown tint to it.