Domino’s Announces Gluten-Free Crust: One Cheesy Leap for the Gluten-Free Kind

By Zach

Let’s see what’s on the gluten-free dinner table this evening: maybe it’ll be rice noodle spaghetti and meatballs, or maybe a zesty quinoa salad with chicken, or perhaps…a half veggie, half sausage gluten-free crusted pizza from Domino’s! Wouldn’t that be exhilarating? Well, now you can have your own whack at any kind of pie from Domino’s now that they have gone on the record to claim that their glutenless crust is “appropriate for those with mild gluten sensitivity,” however, it is not suggested for people with Celiac Disease – discouraging we know.

Before we get your hopes too high, yes, of course, there’s always some kind of catch or folly with such good news as this. I’m sure this progressive step for the pizza industry isn’t as piquant to those who don’t get to reap the benefits, rather it just keeps you a bit cynical and on the edge. The fact that Domino’s only recommends this new concoction to people with mild gluten sensitivity almost nullifies half the gluten intolerant demographic.

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Gluten-Free Pizza Crust

Time for a pizza party! Summer is in full swing and we feel like celebrating all season long, American style. Break out your gluten free beer, your gluten free banjo, and your gluten free pizza crust… uh oh. Uno’s may not deliver, but there’s a better option: do it yourself! Our gluten-free blogging community has made sure that you’ll have no problem whipping up a golden, chewy crust that your family can top with their favorite ingredients. As the pizza bakes, the whole house will smell delicious.

  • Laura at SureTalent Books suggests a gluten free pizza crust made with teff, millet flour, white rice flour, cornstarch, and xantham gum.
  • Gluten Free Girl begs to differ with sweet rice, quinoa, and tapioca flours (pictured above) for her gluten free pizza crust.
  • Gluten Free Mommy takes the middle ground with millet, sweet rice, white rice, and tapioca flours, also adding arrowroot starch and xantham gum.
  • Gluten Free Cooking school breaks out the corn with masa harina, corn starch, brown rice flour, and soy flour.
  • Gluten Free in the Greens can get along just fine without flour, thank you very much.  This crust is made of quinoa, eggs, parmesan, and nutritional yeast.
  • Lydia posts at Karina’s Kitchen about her crust of potato starch and white rice, brown rice, and tapioca flours. She adds xantham gum for chewiness but gives alternative options.

Which gluten free pizza crust are you going to make?