Pizzas

Mixed Olives and Spinach Pizza

Spinach or arugula and olive pizza

Olives add great flavor to a traditional pizza, and a generous dose of baby spinach or arugula makes it healthier. Do try finding the pepperjack or other spicy vegan cheese, which gives this a bit of a kick.

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Fresh Tomato, Eggplant, and Olive Pizza

Eggplant, fresh tomato, and olive pizza

A trio of delectable toppings—tomatoes, eggplant, and olives—make a simple vegan pizza special. It’s a perfect pizza to make on cool summer evenings, though you can enjoy it year round as long as you can find decent tomatoes. Use tomatoes that are ripe yet firm, and that are dense and fleshy rather than seedy. Roma (plum) tomatoes are ideal for this. This pizza goes down easy, so double the recipe to serve a hungry crowd. Serve with a big colorful salad containing chickpeas for a simple and tasty meal. Photos by Dan Atlas. more→

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Margherita Pizza with Roasted Red Pepper Sauce

Pizza MargheritaOne of America’s favorite comfort foods is made here with a roasted red pepper sauce. This vegan pizza recipe is from American Vegan Kitchen: Delicious Comfort Food from Blue Plate Specials to Homestyle Favorites(© 2010, Vegan Heritage Press) by Tamasin Noyes. more→

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White Pizza with Asparagus and Spinach

Fresh spinach in a bowl

Here’s a light, lively pizza that’s perfect for a springtime meal, featuring favorite spring veggies, asparagus and spinach. If you prefer a red pizza to white, simply omit the silken tofu sauce and replace it with marinara sauce, or even fresh tomato slices. Serve with a big green salad; toss in some chickpeas, whose flavor is highly compatible with the pizza. This pizza goes down easy, so double the recipe if you’re serving a hungry group. Recipe adapted from Vegan Express.  more→

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Artichoke, Green Pea, and Vegan Cheddar Pizza

Combined with peas and artichoke hearts, vegan cheddar cheese is a great change of pace from standard mozzarella-topped pizza. This is a quick one to throw together. more→

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Two-Onion Pizza

Onion and garlic varieties

For a simple meal, serve this delicious caramelized onion pizza with a salad of mixed greens, cannellini or chickpeas), and ripe tomatoes.  more→

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