Quinoa Cassava Pizza Crust

This is a very simple delicious recipe. It’s made from quinoa flour and cassava flour. Both are New World American roots that have become more popular in recent years. The key ingredients are:

Quinoa flour: Quinoa is a gluten-free plant food that contains all nine essential amino acids. Some people say it’s a seed and others a grain. Quinoa also contains fiber, magnesium, B vitamins, iron, potassium, calcium, phosphorus, vitamin E and antioxidants.

Cassava flour: Cassava comes from a root in South American. It is a great source of energy. It contains Vitamin C, folate, magnesium, copper and fiber.

Olive Oil: Olive oil is rich in healthy monounsaturated fats, contains large amounts of antioxidants, has anti-inflammatory properties, may help prevent strokes, and is considered to be protective against heart disease.

quinoa pizza crust

Ingredients:

  • 3/4 cups quinoa flour

  • 1/4 cup cassava flour

  • 1 TSP sea salt

  • 1 TSP onion powder

  • 1 TSP garlic powder

  • 2 TBS olive oil and a little more oiling dough

  • 1 cup water

Procedure:

  1. Preheat your oven to 425F and place two baking sheet or pizza stones. 

  2. Combine all ingredients and mix well with a whisk.

  3. Pour ingredients into a circular baking pan and bake for 15 minutes.

  4. Add toppings and place bake for additional 15 minutes.