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Bantam & Biddy’s Broccoli Crust Pizza Dough Recipe

Turns out, your mom was right – you should eat your broccoli! 

With high amounts of fiber, potassium, and vitamins C and K, broccoli has health benefits ranging from reduced cancer risk to a boosted immune system. If that’s not enough, this cruciferous veggie is also believed to improve skin, bone, cardiovascular, and digestive health. Best of all, broccoli can be prepared in so many tasty ways – from steaming and roasting to soups, salads, pastas, and more – that you’re sure to find a way to enjoy it. Here’s a broccoli recipes that deliver on taste and nutrition.

Broccoli Crust Pizza Dough

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Recipe by Dawn Glover, Kitchen Manager
Servings

2

servings
Cooking time

20

minutes

Dawn Glover, Kitchen Manager at Bantam & Biddy shares a delicious and healthy recipe to make pizza crust dough out of broccoli!

Ingredients

  • 6 cups

    riced broccoli

  • 4

    eggs

  • ½ cup

    Parmesan cheese, shredded

  • ½ cup

    mozzarella cheese, shredded

  • 2 tsp.

    salt

  • 2 tsp.

    pepper

  • 2 tsp.

    Italian seasoning

  • 1 tsp.

    blackening seasoning

  • ½ tsp.

    red pepper flakes

Directions

  • Steam broccoli by placing 2 cups of water in a pot and bring to a boil. Add broccoli and cover with foil. Poke a small hole in the foil and let steam for 2 minutes. Strain as much water from steamed broccoli as possible and let cool.

  • In a large bowl, combine broccoli, eggs, cheeses, and seasonings. Mix until thoroughly combined.

  • Shape mixture into a 12-inch pizza crust, ½-inch thick.

  • Bake at 350° F for 8-10 minutes, or until crust is lightly browned.

  • Top with tomato sauce, mozzarella cheese, and your favorite pizza toppings and return to the oven for 6-8 minutes, or until cheese is fully melted and bubbly.

    Did You Know?

    Although Thomas Jefferson was known to experiment with broccoli seeds – which had been imported from Italy – in his garden, broccoli wouldn’t become a popular food in the United States until the mid-20th century.

    Dawn Glover, kitchen-manager at Bantam and Biddy

    Dawn Glover,
    Kitchen Manager

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