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Pesto & Arugula Cauliflower Prosciutto Pizza

Number of servings (yield): 2
Recipe Level: Intermediate

There are few meals as mouthwatering as prosciutto pizza recipes. Our pesto & arugula cauliflower prosciutto pizza is no exception. This low-carb dish, topped with basil, walnuts, shaved cheese and of course, prosciutto, is sure to be a crowd-pleaser at your next family, friend or even book club get-together.

  • 6 Tbs. olive oil
  • 2 cups basil leaves
  • ¼ cup chopped walnuts
  • ¼ cup grated Parmesan
  • 2 cloves garlic
  • 1 prepared cauliflower crust, 10-inch diameter
  • 6 ounces fresh mozzarella, sliced, 6 slices
  • 4 slices prosciutto
  • 1 cup baby arugula
  • 1 Tbs. balsamic glaze
  • ¼ cup shaved Grana Padano or Parmigiano Reggiano
  1. Prepare cauliflower crust according to package directions.
  2. PESTO: Meanwhile, in food processor or blender, puree olive oil, basil leaves, walnuts, grated Parmesan and garlic until smooth.
  3. PIZZA: Preheat oven to 450F. Spread pesto on baked pizza crust to within ½-inch of edges and top with fresh mozzarella.
  4. Bake 5-7 minutes or until pizza is hot and cheese is melted.
  5. Top with prosciutto and arugula and drizzle with balsamic glaze.
  6. Garnish with shaved Parmesan.
Preparation Time: 10min

TIP: In a hurry? Substitute a heaping ½ cup of store bought pesto for the homemade pesto!


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