Rice Cake Pizza

4.9 from 5 votes
Prep Time 10 min Cook Time 25 min Total Time 35 mins
Difficulty: Beginner Servings: 4 Calories: 400 Best Season: Suitable throughout the year

Description

Rice cake pizza offers a satisfying crunch and all the familiar flavors of traditional pizza, but with fewer calories and less guilt. It's a versatile and fun snack that can be customized to suit your taste, making it a great option for a quick bite, a party appetizer, or a healthier alternative to satisfy your pizza cravings.

Ingredients

Instructions

  1. In a large bowl crush the rice cakes using your hands. Add the eggs, salt and pepper, and mix until combined. 

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  2. Transfer the mixture into a lined baking dish. Bake in a preheated oven at 440F/220C for 10 minutes or until golden.

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  3. Spread the tomato puree and cottage cheese evenly on top. Add the mozzarella, blue cheese, and parmesan.

  4. Bake until the cheese is melted and bubbling.

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Tips

  • Make sure to preheat your oven as it helps ensure even cooking and a crispy texture.
  • While mozzarella cheese is a classic choice, don't hesitate to experiment with other cheeses like cheddar, provolone, or gouda for unique flavor combinations.
  • Be mindful of the quantity and type of toppings you add. Overloading can make the rice cakes difficult to eat. Keep it balanced for the best experience.
  • Some ingredients like fresh basil or arugula are best added after baking to maintain their freshness and vibrant flavors.
  • Enhance the taste with seasonings like dried oregano, red pepper flakes, or garlic powder. Sprinkle these over the pizza for added flavor.
  • Experiment with different proteins like grilled chicken, turkey pepperoni, or tofu for a protein boost.
  • Rice cake pizza is highly customizable. Make it spicy with jalapeños or add sweetness with caramelized onions or pineapple. Get creative with your favorite flavors.
  • Enjoy your rice cake pizza with a side salad to round out the meal with some greens.
Keywords: pizza, rice cake

Frequently Asked Questions

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Can I use any type of rice cakes for rice cake pizza?

Yes, you can use different types of rice cakes.

What toppings can I use for rice cake pizza?

You can use a wide variety of toppings, similar to traditional pizza. Common choices include pizza sauce, mozzarella cheese, pepperoni, bell peppers, onions, mushrooms, olives, and fresh herbs like basil.

Can I customize the flavors of rice cake pizza?

Absolutely! Rice cake pizza is highly customizable. You can experiment with different sauces, cheeses, and toppings to create unique flavor combinations to suit your taste.

Are rice cake pizzas a healthier option than traditional pizza?

Rice cake pizzas can be a healthier option, especially if you control the amount of cheese and use fresh, nutritious toppings. They are often lower in calories compared to traditional pizza crusts.

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