Cassava Flour Paleo Pizza Crust Recipe

Cassava Flour Paleo Pizza Crust Recipe

The herbs make this pizza crust extra delicious and you can customize it with your favorite toppings!

Ingredients For the Crust:

  • ¾ cup cassava flour
  • ½ cup arrowroot powder (or tapioca flour)
  • ½ teaspoon Italian seasoning
  • 1 teaspoon sea salt
  • ½ teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1 egg
  • ¼ cup olive oil
  • ½ cup warm water

For Toppings (customize to your preference):

  • tomato sauce pesto sauce or pizza sauce provolone or mozzarella cheese sliced vegetables (bell peppers, onions, mushrooms, etc.)
  • protein of choice (chicken, sausage, meat of choice, etc.) fresh herbs (basil, oregano, etc.)


  1. Preheat oven to 220°C and line a baking sheet with a piece of parchment paper. Or use a pizza stone or pizza pan.
  2. In a large bowl, combine the dry ingredients (cassava flour, tapioca flour or arrowroot starch, sea salt, and garlic powder).
  3. In a separate bowl stir together the egg, olive oil, and warm water.
  4. Add the wet ingredients to the dry ingredients and mix until a sticky dough forms. Let the pizza dough rest for 10 minutes at room temperature.
  5. Sprinkle a few tablespoons of tapioca starch or flour onto the lined pan. Use flour-dusted hands to handle the dough and shape it into a ball, then flatten it until it’s about 12mm thick.
  6. Lightly brush olive oil over the crust and prebake the crust for 12-15 minutes.
  7. Remove from oven and add your desired toppings and sauce.
  8. Return the pizza to the oven and bake for another 10-12 minutes or until the cheese is melted and crust is crispy.

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