Vegan Pizza: 5 Healthy and Mouthwatering Recipes

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Mouthwatering yet healthy, vegan pizza is something that will satisfy all your cravings for Italian food. Whether it is a game night or a social gathering, serving vegan pizza will be sure to put a smile on your guests face and keep them coming back for more. Even your kids will love this kind of pizza as a vegan snack option!

Interestingly, this type of pizza is not only delicious to eat, but also fast to cook. However, all the recipes for vegan pizza are not as easy to prepare as it may seem. Furthermore, I must say that many of them are quite unsavory. Keeping all of this in mind, we unveil the five best vegan pizza recipes that take just a few minutes to cook before relishing in that oh so appetizing pizza. However, before that, it is important for you to learn how to prepare the pizza dough.

How to make Vegan Pizza dough?

pizza dough imageMaking a pizza dough is quite simple. You just need to follow the instructions and you will be able to make an amazingly soft dough.

Ingredients for Pizza Dough:

  • White Bread Flour – 4 cups
  • Salt – as per taste/pinch
  • Lukewarm Water – 1 & 1/2 cups
  • Active Dried Yeast – 2 tsp
  • Olive Oil – 2 tbsp


Take a bowl and place the strong white bread flour in it. Now add a pinch of salt in it and mix it with a spoon. With the other hand, take the lukewarm water and add the dried yeast. Make sure you stir the water properly, leaving no bubbles and let it stand for a couple of minutes. After this, you must add the olive oil to the water and then stir it again. Now, add all this to the salted bread flour and mix it with a spoon. Once you are done with this take a board, dust some flour on it and start kneading the dough on it.

At this point, you must remember the more flour you add while kneading, the tougher your dough will become. This means you must avoid adding extra flour and try kneading without it. Stretch in the dough and then back together. Keep doing like this until you find your dough soft and well kneaded. This dough will prepare four pizza base. Cut the dough into four equal parts and make it round. Take a plate and brush it with oil. Now place the four round shaped dough on this slate and cover it with a damp cloth to rest for two hours.

Your dough is ready and now it is time to dwell on the best five vegan pizza recipes

Recipe 1 – Broccoli Vegan Mozzarella Cheese Pizza

vegan broccoli pizza imageIngredients For Vegan Mozzarella Cheese:

  • Soaked Cashew Nuts – 1/2 cup, soaked in boiling water for at least 15 minutes
  • Soy Milk – 1 cup
  • Miso Paste – 1 tsp
  • Nutritional Yeast – 1 tbsp
  • Tapioca Starch – 4 tbs
  • Sea Salt & Pepper – Pinch
  • Fresh Lemon Juice – 1 tbsp
  • Garlic Powder – 1/4 tsp


Put in a blender, the soaked cashew nuts, soy milk, miso paste, nutritional yeast, tapioca starch, a pinch of salt and pepper with lemon juice and garlic powder. Now, grind this mixture and place it in a saucepan. Put the pan on a low heat and stir the batter continuously. When it starts to thicken up, turn off the flame. Put it in a bowl and cover it with plastic wrap.

Ingredients For the Pizza:


Take a pan, put some olive oil and then saute onion and broccoli. Now take your pizza dough and spread some flour on the board. Use your hands to make it into a thin pizza base. Now combine the broccoli, sliced onion and your homemade vegan Mozzarella cheese sauce in a bowl. Spread all this on your pizza and garnish it with some thyme with vegan Parmesan. After you are done, bake the pizza for about 12 minutes at 410°F and enjoy!

Recipe 2 – Cauliflower Tomato Sauce Vegan Pizza

Vegan Cauliflower Pizza ImageIngredients For Tomato Pizza Sauce:

  • Shallots (finely chopped) – 2
  • Garlic – 1 Clove
  • Chopped Tomatoes – 1 Tin
  • Tomato Puree – 1 tbsp
  • Unrefined Caster Sugar – 1 tbsp
  • Fresh Oregano – 1 tbsp
  • Salt and Pepper – Pinch
  • Splash of White Wine Vinegar


Take finely chopped Shallots and saute it in a pan. Now, switch off the flame and then add the chopped tomatoes with tomato puree in it. After this, you must add the unrefined castor sugar with a pinch of salt and pepper each. Lastly, add the splash of white vinegar and fresh oregano. Now, put all this on a low heat and cook it. Once you turn off the flame and let it rest for a while, you can then use a hand blender. Use the blender till the tomato sauce becomes smooth and there are no lumps in it.

Ingredients For the Pizza:

  • Cauliflower (cut into small florets) – 1 small
  • Dried Apricots – 4 to 5
  • Olive Oil – 1 tsp
  • Splash of Chilli Oil
  • Thyme – for garnish
  • Vegan Parmesan – for garnish
  • Pizza Dough


Take a pan, put olive oil and then add cauliflower florets and dried apricots in it. Once it is done, switch off the flame. Now, take the pizza dough and make the base. Spread tomato sauce and place the cauliflower and dried apricots over it. Garnish the pizza with vegan Parmesan, thyme and splash some chili oil. Lastly, place the pizza in the preheated oven to 400 degrees F and bake it for 20 minutes. Your pizza is ready.

Recipe 3 – Mushroom Pepper Vegan Pizza With Basil Tomato Sauce

vegan mushroom pizza imageIngredients For Basil Tomato Sauce:

  • Tomato (finely chopped) – 4
  • Fresh Basil – 4 or 5 leaves
  • Green Onion – 1 or 2
  • Dates – 4 or 5
  • Oregano
  • Salt and Pepper – Pinch
  • Dry Tomato – 1


Put tomato, green onion and dates in a blender and make a puree of it. After this add dried tomato and grind it with the puree. Now, add basil, oregano and just crush it. If you blend it too much, it will make the puree bitter.

Ingredients For Pizza:

  • Sliced Mushroom – 2 to 3
  • Red Bell Pepper – 1
  • Salt – Pinch
  • Basil Tomato Sauce
  • Pizza Dough


Make pizza base with the dough and spread the basil tomato sauce. Add sliced mushroom and red pepper. Sprinkle some salt and place the pizza in the oven, which is preheated to 400 degrees F for 20 minutes.

Recipe 4 – Spinach Basil Almond Sauce Green Vegan Pizza

vegan spinach pizza imageIngredients For Almond Sauce:

  • ¼ cup (4 tbsp) vegan butter
  • ½ a red onion, diced finely
  • 3 garlic cloves, minced
  • ¼ cup cornstarch
  • 2 cups unsweetened almond milk
  • 1 tbsp lemon juice
  • 1 tbsp nutritional yeast
  • Salt and pepper, to taste


Take a pan and put butter, onion, and garlic over medium heat, then saute it till the onion turns translucent. Now, add cornstarch and stir the paste until a roux form. After this, you must add almond milk, nutritional yeast, salt, and pepper with lemon juice and bring heat down from medium to low and whisk the paste until it gets thickened. Now, you may turn the heat off and let the sauce thicken further.

Ingredients For the Pizza:

  • Baby spinach – 1/2 Cup
  • Vegan mozzarella shredded cheese – 1/2 Cup
  • Basil leaves – 5 to 8
  • Pizza Dough


Take the dough and make the thin crust pizza base. Now, spread the almond sauce and place the spinach on it. Keep the pizza in a preheated oven to 425 degrees F and bake it for 20 minutes. Once you are done with this, you can add fresh basil. And your pizza is ready to be served.

Recipe 5 – Carrot Vegan Thai Red Curry Pizza

Bell Peppers ImageIngredients:

  • Thai red curry paste – 2 tbsp
  • Tomato sauce – 2 tbsp
  • Red onion   (chopped) – 1/2 Cup
  • Red bell pepper (thinly sliced) – 1
  • Carrots (grated) – 2
  • Nutritional yeast
  • Cilantro
  • Pizza Dough


Take a small bowl and combine red curry paste and tomato paste. Now, spread it evenly on the pizza base made from the homemade dough. After this place onion, bell pepper, carrots, and nutritional yeast. For garnishing, you can use cilantro and then place the pizza in the oven preheated to 350 degrees F. Bake the pizza for 20 minutes and then allow it to cool for 5 minutes before slicing. Now, serve and enjoy!

Try these five best vegan pizza recipes at home or for your next gathering. Serve them to your friends and family and they will soon be begging you for your gourmet vegan pizza recipes! Bon Appetite!