Quinoa Pizza Crust

Gluten-Free Pizza Swap

Prep: 10 Min | Cook: 12 Min

Create a homemade, gluten-free and whole grain pizza with this tasty recipe.



1 ½ cups Dry Quinoa, Rinsed and Drained
1/2 cup Water
1/2 tsp Salt
1 tsp Baking Powder
1/2 tsp Baking Soda
8 Fresh Basil Leaves
1/2 tsp Garlic Powder


  1. Soak quinoa in bowl of water overnight. When ready to cook, preheat oven to 425˚F.
  2. Drain quinoa and add to food processor with 1/2 cup water, salt, baking powder, basil, garlic powder, and process until smooth.
  3. Pour batter onto a large baking sheet lined with parchment paper.
  4. Bake for 10-12 minutes. Gently remove from parchment paper*, flip it over and bake for another 10 minutes.
  5. Top with sauce and favorite pizza toppings. 


Quick Tip! When flipping your crust, consider using another baking sheet or pizza pan to make flipping easier. First, gently pull away crust the original parchment paper, but leave it on the pan. Place another layer of parchment and a pan on top of the crust. Hold these all together, flip, and then remove the original parchment and pan. Pizza can cook the remaining 10 minutes on the new pan.

Nutrition Facts

Servings: 4

Amount per Serving

Calories: 237

Total Fat: 4 g

Sodium: 579 mg

Total Carbohydrate: 42 g

- Dietary Fiber: 5 g

Protein: 9 g

Vitamin K: 16 %

Thiamin: 15 %

Riboflavin: 12 %

Folate: 30 %

Calcium: 10 %

These percentages represent the suggested daily healthy adult dose for vitamins and minerals.