Cauliflower cheesy bread

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1 large head of cauliflower or 4 cups of cauliflower florets, stems removed.
2 TBSP gluten-free ground flax seed
1/4 tsp kosher salt
1/2 tsp dried basil (additionally crushed between your fingers)
1/2 tsp dried oregano (additionally crushed between your fingers)
1/2 tsp garlic powder
1/4 tsp red pepper flakes
1/4 cup organic, shredded mozzarella cheese, divided
1/4 cup, ground chia seeds
1 egg

Instructions:
1. Wash and dry your cauliflower. Pat dry to remove any additional liquid. Cut the cauliflower into florets (the top part) and remove the majority of the stem.
2. Pulse in a food processor for approximately 30 seconds until you create something resembling cauliflower snow. This will serve as your “flour” for the recipe. It should yield from 2-3 cups of “snow.”
3. Place the cauliflower in a microwave safe bowl, cover with plastic wrap and microwave for 4 minutes.
4. Preheat oven to 450 degrees F.
5. Once your cauliflower has cooled (it will be a few minutes), place it in a tea towel and wring it out to remove excess water. Watch out – there will be a lot of water! You will want to do this over the sink!
6. In a bowl, combine cauliflower, spices, and 1/8c of cheese. Add egg and combine using your hands. (You will not need a “dough ball” as in the pizza crust recipe – you will be making a large square or rectangle with this.)
7. Place dough onto a piece of parchment paper sprayed with olive oil. Place dough and parchment paper into an 8″x8″ baking dish. Spread and form dough into a large, even square approximately 1/2 inch to 3/4 inch thick.
8. Lightly sprinkle dough with remaining 1/8 cup of cheese.
9. Bake in oven for approximately 12 minutes until cauliflower and cheese is a light golden brown.
10. Let bread sit for approximately 3-4 minutes after removing from oven. Cut into 8 equal pieces. Enjoy with marinara sauce to dip or plain!

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