This Cassava Flour Pizza Crust is gluten-free and grain-free, and made without yeast. It’s a delicious way to enjoy homemade pizza.

baked pizza on a cutting board

Cassava Flour Pizza

If you’ve been reading Clean Eating Kitchen for awhile, you’ll be familiar with cassava flour. It’s grain-free since it comes from a root, and that makes it naturally gluten-free, too. It has a delicate, light texture and a very neutral flavor. Cassava flour can often be used interchangeably with wheat flour.

For this pizza crust made without grains, gluten, or yeast, cassava flour is the perfect base ingredient. I recommend Otto’s Cassava Flour as the brand that has the best flavor and quality.

two pieces of pizza on plates ready to eat

Recipe Steps

Once you try making your own pizza dough, you’ll never buy pre-made again. It’s really not that hard, I promise!

Step One

The first step to making your pizza dough is to gather up your ingredients. For the flour base, I used a mixture of cassava flour and arrowroot starch. You’ll notice that I use eggs in this recipe instead of yeast. The eggs give the dough a little lift.

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1. Place your flour, arrowroot, baking powder, and salt in a bowl. 2. Add dried oregano. 3. Add eggs. 4. Stir and use your hands to form 1 or 2 dough balls.

Step Two

Once you have your cassava flour dough ready, it’s best to chill it for about an hour in the fridge. This will make it easier to roll out. It’s not 100% necessary that you chill, it but this will make it less likely that the dough will tear when you’re rolling it out.

Once you have chilled the dough, you can then roll it out on a piece of parchment paper and transfer it to a baking sheet. You’ll need some extra flour to keep the dough from sticking.

pizza crust rolled out on a baking sheet

Step Three

After you’ve rolled out the dough, it’s time to add your toppings. Feel free to get creative! I used sliced salami, roasted broccoli and vegan cheese. This pizza dough would be amazing with a pesto sauce, too!

pizza with tomato sauce, sausage, broccoli and cheese

Step Four

Next, bake your pizza for about 15 minutes.

piece of pizza ready to eat

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two plates of homemade pizza

Cassava Flour Pizza Crust (Yeast Free)


Description

This Cassava Flour Pizza Crust is gluten-free and grain-free, and made without yeast. It’s a delicious way to enjoy homemade pizza.


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Ingredients

  • 1 cup + 2 tablespoons of cassava flour
  • ½ cup arrowroot flour
  • 1 teaspoon sea salt
  • 1 teaspoon baking powder
  • 2 eggs, beaten
  • ½ cup + 1 tablespoon water
  • 3 tablespoons olive oil

Instructions

  1. Preheat your oven to 425°F. Line a baking sheet with parchment paper and set aside.
  2. In a medium mixing bowl, combine 1 cup of the cassava flour, arrowroot flour, sea salt, and baking powder. Stir to combine.
  3. Next, stir in the eggs, water, and olive oil, and stir to combine.
  4. Use your hands to form the dough into one or two dough balls.
  5. Cover the bowl with a lid or plastic wrap and place in the refrigerator to chill for about an hour.
  6. When you are ready to roll out the dough, sprinkle the extra cassava flour on the parchment paper. Place the dough on top and use a rolling pin to roll out the dough.
  7. Then, add your toppings and bake the pizza for 15 minutes, or until the crust has started to rise a little bit and starts to brown.
  8. Slice and serve hot.

Notes

Store any leftover cooked pizza in a tightly sealed container in the refrigerator for up to 4 days. Reheat before serving.

  • Category: Main Dish
  • Method: Oven
  • Cuisine: Grain-Free

Keywords: grain-free pizza crust, paleo pizza crust, gluten free pizza crust recipe

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