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Cottage Cheese Pizza Crust

Cottage Cheese Pizza Crust

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  • Author: Liz Thomson
  • Prep Time: 10 minutes
  • Cook Time: 20 minutes
  • Total Time: 30 minutes
  • Yield: Serves 2
  • Category: Dinner
  • Method: Oven
  • Cuisine: American
  • Diet: Vegetarian

Description

This 2-ingredient high-protein pizza crust is the perfect way to satisfy your pizza craving! Whip up this quick dough, add your favorite toppings, and you’ll have tasty pizza in no time!


Ingredients

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  • 1 cup cottage cheese (I used 4% milkfat)
  • 1 cup self-rising flour (see note for using all-purpose flour)
  • 1/2 cup pizza sauce
  • 2/3 cup shredded mozzarella

Instructions

  1. Preheat the oven to 400 degrees.
  2. Blend the cottage cheese in a blender until smooth.
  3. Transfer to a bowl and mix with the flour until a sticky ball is formed.
  4. Transfer the dough to a baking sheet lined with parchment paper. Use a rolling pin to roll the dough to your desired thickness. I recommend making it as thin as possible. (You may need to add more flour if the dough is too sticky.)
  5. Bake the pizza dough for 6 minutes.
  6. Remove the crust from the oven and carefully top with pizza sauce and sprinkle with mozzarella.
  7. Continue to bake for 10-12 minutes until the crust is golden brown and the cheese is bubbly.
  8. Let cool slightly then cut into pieces and enjoy!

Notes

To make self-rising flour, combine one cup of all-purpose flour mixed with 1 1/2 teaspoons of baking powder and 1/4 teaspoon of salt. This makes slightly more than one cup of self-rising flour.