Cauliflower Pizza Steaks (Low Carb)

Cauliflower doesn’t have to be boring and pizza doesn’t have to be high carb and high calorie.

Cauliflower Pizza Steaks #lowcarb #lowcalorie (full recipe is on: HungryHappens.Net)

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This is another variation on my Cheesy Cauliflower Steaks I made last year that have a combined 40 million views on all my platforms. Its amazing how much everyone loved the recipe and I’m so grateful that it was useful!

To make this recipe vegan or vegetarian, simply sub out the parmesan for nutritional yeast. Use dairy free shredded mozzarella. And switch up the toppings with sliced olives or mushrooms. This is such a customizable recipe.

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cauliflower pizza steaks

Cauliflower Pizza Steaks (Low Carb)

5 from 6 votes
Servings: 4
Prep Time: 5 minutes
Cook Time: 25 minutes
Total Time: 30 minutes


  • 1 head cauliflower
  • 1/4 cup olive oil
  • 2 tbs grated parmesan cheese
  • 1/2 tsp each garlic powder, onion powder, paprika, Italian herb blend
  • salt and pepper to taste
  • 1/2 cup shredded mozzarella
  • 1/3 cup marinara sauce
  • 2 oz mini pepperoni (or bacon)
  • Garnish: chili pepper flakes + basil


  • Preheat your air fryer to 400℉ or oven to 425℉. Line a medium baking tray with parchment paper.
  • Leaving the stalk in place, slice your cauliflower in half first then slice the halves into steaks. Transfer to your baking tray.
  • In a small bowl, mix the olive oil, grated parmesan, spices and salt and pepper to taste. Brush this mixture on the front back and sides of each cauliflower steak. Airfry for 15 minutes (or until fork tender), flipping halfway through. Bake for about 20 minutes (or until fork tender), flipping halfway through.
  • Brush each slice with your sauce, sprinkle with cheese and pepperonis. Bake in the oven for another 5 minutes or until melted and slightly golden brown.
  • Garnish with chili pepper flakes and basil.


Use nutritional yeast instead of grated parmesan.
Use diary free shredded cheese to make this vegan.
Substitute mushrooms or olives for the pepperoni to make this vegetarian.


Calories: 284kcal | Carbohydrates: 9g | Protein: 10g | Fat: 24g | Saturated Fat: 7g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 2g | Monounsaturated Fat: 14g | Trans Fat: 0.2g | Cholesterol: 27mg | Sodium: 496mg | Potassium: 545mg | Fiber: 3g | Sugar: 4g | Vitamin A: 205IU | Vitamin C: 71mg | Calcium: 130mg | Iron: 1mg
Author: Stella

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