QUINOA CRUST PIZZA WITH SPICY CAJUN SHRIMP

28 May

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Spicy pizzano time! I love experimenting with new pizza crust recipes because let’s face it, the quicker you find a healthy pizza crust recipe that works, the quicker you get bored of it, especially when you make it frequently. This pizza recipe is definitely a favorite because the crust tastes almost exactly like the pizza crust from Pizza Hut, and I know this because I do enjoy me some Pizza hut stuffed crust pizza every now and then 😉

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Trying out different gluten free pizza crust recipes is a fun and interesting way of finding a variety of options and flavors that work, and depending on the toppings you pair them with, you could create an entirely new pizza flavor that doesn’t taste like the traditional pizza recipes we’re used to! I have a few pizza crust recipes on my blog so I have provided the links below if you would like to check them out 🙂

Cauliflower Crust Pizza (I have about 6 of these, but I have only provided 1 link. Type in “pizza” in the search bar to find the rest)

Zucchini Pizza Boats

Sweet Potato Pizza Crust

Single Serving Chickpea Pizza Crust

Zucchini Pizza Crust

Eggplant Pizza Crust

Have a great day my pizza lovers!

Recipe: Yields 8 Slices

1 ½ cups whole grain quinoa flour
¼ cup gluten free oat flour
½ tsp. sea salt
½ tsp. Onion powder
¼ tsp black pepper
1 organic cage free egg
½ cup warm water
2 tbsp. organic extra virgin olive oil
1 cup Cajun Shrimp (sauté for 2-3 minutes with a dash of olive oil after marinating)
*Toppings of choice (I used a handful of chopped red onions, red peppers, mushrooms, tomatoes, scallions, and feta cheese)

Preheat oven to 350 degrees F.

Grease a pizza pan with coconut oil or butter and set aside.

Mix all crust ingredients in a bowl and kneed with your hands. The dough is quite sticky so it may seem a little frustrating to handle, but be patient.

Place the dough in the pizza pan and spread it around the pan until you get a flat crust. The crust may not cover all angles of the pan depending on the size you are using, so your aim should be to get a flat and even crust, not to cover the entire pan 🙂

Place the crust in the oven and let it bake for 10 minutes, then take the pan out of the oven and top with veggie toppings (the shrimp and feta toppings should be used when the dough it fully cooked). Place the pizza back in the oven and let it bake for another 2-3 minutes.

When ready, take the pizza crust out of the oven and let it cool on the counter for about 2 minutes. Top with Cajun shrimp and feta cheese.

Eat!

6 Responses to “QUINOA CRUST PIZZA WITH SPICY CAJUN SHRIMP”

  1. Felicia May 28, 2014 at 7:09 pm #

    Looks sooo good 😀

  2. Ronovan May 28, 2014 at 7:31 pm #

    Reblogged this on ronovanwrites and commented:
    I am loving this site! Check out these foods and the pictures. Eat the SCREEN!

  3. howwellness May 28, 2014 at 11:58 pm #

    this looks so delicious, all your pizza crusts do.. thanks, I’m going to give them a go..

    • Valerie Azinge May 29, 2014 at 12:07 am #

      Thanks sweetie! Let me know how you find them 🙂

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