Spaghetti Squash Crust Pizza

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Spaghetti Squash Crust Pizza

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  • Prep Time

    minutes

  • Total Time

    minutes

  • Servings

    servings


Ingredients

  • Crust

  • 4

    cups cooked spaghetti squash (2 small)

  • 1

    cup mozzarella (partly skim/shredded)

  • 1

    egg

  • 2

    egg whites

  • 2

    cloves garlic, minced

  • 1

    tsp oregano, dried

  • 1

    tsp parsley, dried

  • salt & pepper

  • Toppings

  • 1

    cup mushrooms, chopped

  • ¼

    onion, diced

  • ¼

    cup pizza sauce

  • 1

    cup fresh spinach, torn

  • ½

    cup Parmesan cheese (shredded)

Directions

1. Preheat oven to 400. Line pizza pan with parchment paper (DO NOT skip the parchment paper!!). Set aside. 2. Press your spaghetti squash in a strainer to get out any excess moisture (or use cheesecloth). 3. In a large bowl, combine spaghetti squash, mozza cheese, egg & whites, garlic, and spices. Mix together until well combined. 4. Let sit for a few minutes - if you notice a lot of liquid gathering in the bottom of the bowl then drain it off. 5. Press the squash mixture evenly into the prepared pizza pan. 6. Bake at 400 for 12 - 15 minutes, until crust appears dry. 7. While the crust is baking - saute the mushrooms and onion in a fry pan until mushrooms are soft and onions are translucent. Remove from heat. 8. Remove pizza crust from oven. 9. Spread the pizza sauce over the crust. Spread your onion and mushrooms and spinach over the sauce. Top with the Parmesan cheese. 10. Return to 400 degree oven and bake another 10 - 15 minutes or so - until cheese is bubbly and edges of crust are browned. You can place under the broiler for a minute or two if you really want to brown things up. 11. Let sit for about 5 minutes before cutting. You can use the parchment paper to slide it off the pan to make it easier to cut. (Just run a butter knife around the edge to loosen from the sides of the pan.) ***You won't be able to pick this up to eat it. A fork would work best, particularly when the pizza is warm.


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