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A Paleo Pizza Recipe with a Healthy Shortcut

February 9th, 2021

Ask any pizza aficionado and they’ll probably tell you that one of the most essential elements of the perfect slice is the crust. And a good crust starts? It starts with the dough.

Don’t let that intimidate you—and don’t let your gluten-free lifestyle stop you from enjoying a slice. Thrive Market Paleo Pizza Crust Mix is here to grant your DIY healthy pizza wishes. Made with a grain-free blend of almond flour, flaxseed meal, and cauliflower, it bakes to crispy perfection and is suitable for paleo, vegan, and gluten-free eaters. All you have to do is add sauce and your choice of toppings. Pizza party for one? Coming right up.

Paleo Pizza Recipe

Yield: 1 pizza
Total Time: 35 minutes

Ingredients

3 tablespoons lukewarm water
1 tablespoon Thrive Market Organic Extra Virgin Olive Oil
1 tablespoon Thrive Market Organic Apple Cider Vinegar
1/2 bag Thrive Market Paleo Pizza Crust Mix
1/2 cup Thrive Market Organic Tomato Sauce
Handful of dairy-free cheese
Toppings of choice (try sautéed mushrooms, roasted peppers, arugula, fresh basil, Thrive Market Organic Kalamata Olives, or Thrive Market Organic Raw Pine Nuts)

Instructions

Preheat oven to 350 degrees F. Combine water, olive oil, and apple cider vinegar in a bowl. Add pizza crust mix and stir until a moist dough forms. Form the dough into a ball and transfer to a sheet of greased wax paper.

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Using a rolling pin, roll out the dough into a 12-inch circle, then prick it with a fork. Transfer the crust to a baking sheet and parbake for 8 to 10 minutes. Remove the crust from the oven and top it with tomato sauce.

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Sprinkle with your favorite toppings. Return the pie to the oven and bake at 350° for 10 to 15 minutes. Cool, slice, and serve.

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Kirby StirlandKirby Stirland is a writer, editor, and New York transplant living in Los Angeles.

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