Vegetarian - Rice Crust Pizza

READY IN: 40mins




  • RICE CRUST-----------------.
  • Preheat oven to 400 F degrees.
  • In a medium size saucepan, add rice and water or broth.
  • Bring to a boil, reduce heat, cover and simmer for about 20 minutes or until all liquid is absorbed.
  • Fluff rice with a fork and set aside to cool slightly.
  • In a mixing bowl, combine cooked rice, beaten egg, mozzarella cheese and Tabasco sauce and mix well.
  • Press mixture evenly into a lightly greased 12 inch pizza pan, covering bottom and sides.
  • Bake in preheated 400 F oven for 4 minutes or until set.
  • Remove from oven and let cool slightly before adding filling.
  • VEGETARIAN FILLING------------.
  • In a mixing bowl, stir together tomato sauce, garlic, 1/2 cup mozzarella cheese, oregano, basil, Italian herb seasoning and black pepper.
  • Spread sauce mixture over the bottom of the rice crust.
  • Sprinkle over with 1 cup grated mozzarella cheese.
  • Arrange sliced mushrooms, green peppers, red peppers, sliced tomatoes, and sliced red onion in layers.
  • Sprinkle remaining 1 cup of remaining mozzarella cheese over top.
  • Drizzle with 2 tablespoons of olive oil.
  • Bake in preheated 400 F oven for 15 minutes or until cheese bubbles.
  • Remove from oven and let rest for 5 minutes before slicing.
  • You can also use chopped fresh broccoli as another vegetable.