12 slices pepperoni
½ cup shredded mozzarella cheeseThe Puree
1 medium head of cauliflower
2 Tbsp Heavy Cream
1 Tbsp Butter
8 slices pepperoni
¼ cup shredded mozzarella cheese
salt and pepper to taste
For the Puree
Clean and trim the cauliflower, breaking it into medium sized pieces.
Place in a microwave safe bowl with 2 Tbl of cream and 1 Tbl of butter.
Microwave, uncovered, on high for 10 minutes.
Stir to coat cauliflower with cream/butter mixture.
Microwave for another six minutes on high (or until tender.
Remove from the microwave and put into a high speed blender or food processor along with the 8 slices of pepperoni and ¼ cup mozzarella cheese.
Puree until smooth.
Season with salt and pepper to taste.
You can adjust the cream and butter to your preference for consistency.
For the Casserole
Spread the cauliflower puree into an 8 x 8 oven proof casserole dish.
Cover with ½ cup shredded mozzarella cheese, and layer with pepperoni.
Bake at 375 degrees (F) for about 20 minutes.