Ulu Cashew Cheese Pizza

Ulu is the Hawaiian name for breadfruit, a fruit that is rich in starch like potatoes, yet sweetens in flavor when it ripens as the starches convert to natural fruit sugar. Best ripeness for this recipe is post-harvest when the cantaloupe-size fruit is tender to the touch. This pizza crust is a delicious alternative to gluten, flour recipes, and still holds its own with this Native New Yorker!

  1. Preheat oven to 325 degrees
  2. Lightly oil a baking sheet to prevent sticking with olive oil. Scoop out the inside of a ripe Ulu (Breadfruit) onto the baking sheet
  3. Sprinkle Kauai Farmacy Savory powder, a dash of Curry Blend and Hawaiian sea salt to season
  4. Oil palms of hands lightly with olive oil
  5. Massage all ingredients together until evenly distributed
  6. Shape into large circle, mini-circles for individual pizza pies, or large rectangle (Use a bakers spatula to spread the dough evenly, so the thickness is consistent
  7. Place in oven
  8. Check periodically—when pizza crust is firm to the touch, remove and score/slice into individual slices
  9. Continue baking until golden brown
  10. Remove from oven
  11. Add tomato sauce:
    1. Slow-cooked de-skinned heirloom tomatoes
    2. Savory blend
    3. Cuban Oregano
    4. Garlic
    5. Onion
    6. Sea salt; leaving ½” border for pizza crust
  12. Cashew Cheese:
    1. Mix Cashews
    2. Red bell pepper
    3. Lime juice
    4. Sea salt
  13. Blend in a high-speed blender, adding water to thin mixture
  14. Use spoon to apply Cashew Cheese sauce throughout the pizza pie
  15. Fine chop or julienne fresh basil leaves and sprinkle over pizza
  16. Re-slice following scores, and use a spatula to separate the pizza crust from the sheet
  17. Add Ni’oi Hawaiian Chili Pepper Flakes for added heat or eat as is
  18. Enjoy!

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