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Rice Pizza Base

Rice Pizza Base

A healthier gluten-free alternative to the traditional base, our pizza base recipe can be used with a variety of different toppings.

Makes 1 x 12” standard pizza or 2 x 7” small pizza

Top Tip: A great gluten-free alternative for children’s menus!

  • Easy
  • Serves 2




Pizza Base

  • 500g Tilda Brown & White Rice, cooked and chilled
  • 100g mozzarella, grated
  • 1 large egg

Suggested Topping

  • 125g buffalo mozzarella, sliced
  • 75g green pesto
  • 1tbsp tomato paste
  • 1 large tomato, thinly sliced
  • 2 large Portobello mushrooms, sliced
  • 1/2 medium onion, thinly sliced
  • Basil leaves
  • Salt, pepper & chilli oil to serve


  1. Combine and beat together rice, egg and grated mozzarella on medium/high setting until you have a sticky dough-like mixture.

  2. Press the mixture evenly onto a lined or lightly greased 12-inch pizza pan (or 2 x 7″ if making small pizzas).

  3. Bake in preheated 180°C oven for 6-8 minutes or until set. Allow to cool slightly before adding filling.

  4. Mix together pesto and tomato paste then spread over rice base. Top with sliced mozzarella, tomatoes, mushrooms and onions.

  5. Bake in preheated 180°C oven for approx 15-20 minutes, or until the cheese is golden and bubbly and the outer crust is crisp.

  6. Top with basil leaves, salt, pepper and drizzle of chilli oil (optional) and serve.