Quinoa Pizza Crust

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Quinoa pizza crust is a great gluten-free alternative to pizza dough. It has a nutty taste and holds together perfectly when sliced.

Ingredients:

  • 1 cup uncooked quinoa (soaked for at least 8 hours)
  • 1/4 cup water
  • 1 garlic clove
  • 1/2 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1 teaspoon. salt
  • cooking spray
  • Toppings desired: tomato sauce, onions, mushrooms, tomato, meat, etc

Directions

Place quinoa in a bowl and cover with water. Let soak 8 hours or overnight. Drain and rinse with water.

Preheat oven to 425 degrees F.

Place quinoa, water, garlic, baking powder, salt in a food processor and mix until smooth, scraping the sides as needed. 

Line a round cake pan or baking sheet with parchment paper and spray with cooking spray. 

Pour in batter and smooth with a rubber spatula.

Bake for 15 minutes. Flip crust over and bake for 10 more minutes ( you can remove parchment paper).  Add toppings desired and bake for 5 minutes (more or less depending on toppings) 

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