Plus, I’ve had several disasters trying to make cauliflower pizza crusts. They were always a big, floppy mess. Well, worse than floppy – in pieces all over the place and stuck to the pan. I want to make something that tasted more like a “normal” pizza and had a thin, crusty crust that you could actually pick up with your hands.
The other night I had some friends over and we were trying to decide what we wanted to eat for dinner. We had Alfredo sauce, tomatoes, olives, and chicken. We didn’t want to have pasta which is an easy choice but we’re looking to have something more exciting and tasty. So we realized oh hey we totally could make a homemade pizza! It turned out great and was great because we were able to customize the pizza for each person so that everyone got exactly what they were hoping for!
This Paleo pizza crust recipe is great because it gives us Paleo diet people a chance to enjoy a classic dish and still enjoy the flavor. Yet another win to having a recipe everybody loves and not having to completely modify the menu. We hope you enjoy this paleo pizza crust recipe.*Please note that most of the links on this page are affiliate links. This means if you click on a link and purchase, you will receive the same price, but I will receive a little money for referring you to the product. This helps keep this blog free for you. I truly appreciate you supporting my blog.
Please COMMENT with your favorite topping combinations, we would love to try some of them out! I have to confess that one of my all-time favorite pizza toppings is artichoke hearts. I make a pizza pretty often with grass-fed beef, artichoke hearts, asparagus and green onions. I know it doesn’t really qualify as a pizza, but it’s good, especially when you sprinkle it with some extra avocado oil and are generous with your Real Salt. It makes it greasy and crunchy, just how I like it.
Here are some answers to some common questions about Paleo pizza crust recipes:
Is yeast allowed in Paleo?
Yes, yeast is Paleo. You may find some hardcore Paleo people that don’t eat it.
Is gluten-free pizza low carb?
Some people think that because some food is made with gluten-free flour that they are low carb because they don’t contain wheat. The truth is that gluten-free foods may contain other ingredients that may be high in carbs also. Carbs aren’t just in flour, you know.
Is there any cheese that is Paleo?
I’m sorry but the answer is NO. Cheese is made from milk with is dairy and the only food which is dairy that is allowed on Paleo diet is butter.
Is xanthan gum Paleo friendly?
No, xanthan gum isn’t Paleo friendly either.
Is nutritional yeast Paleo friendly?
Yes, nutritional yeast is allowed but don’t get it confused with active dry yeast. They are not similar in the least and serve very different purposes.
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This is a pizza crust recipe that was created for someone who lives a paleo diet but has great flavor and texture that anyone could enjoy.
- Preheat the oven to 450 degrees.
- Place the almond flour, tapioca flour, coconut flour, and salt in a bowl and mix together.
- Make a well the center of the combined flours.
- In a small bowl, whisk together the egg, olive oil, coconut milk, and honey.
- Pour the mixture into the well of dry ingredients.
- Combine with a rubber spatula, mixture may seem a little wet at first.
- Let it sit for a few minutes and the coconut flour will soak up the excess moisture.
- Shape the dough into a slightly sticky and not perfectly formed ball (see photo under the recipe). If the dough is a little too sticky (because of a large egg, high humidity, etc.), you may need to add a little extra tapioca flour.
- Place the ball on a sheet of parchment paper.
- Lightly dust your hands with tapioca flour and press the dough out into a 12″ circle. Crust should be thin, about 1/4″.
- Slide hands underneath the parchment paper and flip the crust over onto a pizza stone or greased baking sheet.
- Slowly peel back the parchment paper and discard.
- Top the crust with desired sauce and toppings and bake on the bottom rack of the preheated oven.
- Bake for 12 minutes to get a crust that is still a bit soft underneath, for a crisper crust bake 15+ minutes.
- Remove and slice with a roller cutter.