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Deep Dish Falafel Pizza [Vegan]

This unique deep dish pizza starts with a falafel-inspired crust of chickpeas, fresh herbs, and spices. Once crispy from the oven, it's topped with a vibrant beet hummus and vegetables of your choice. The finishing touch is a layer of cheesy tahini sauce that gets spread over the vegetables once they've roasted. Try different vegetables each time you make this pizza to find out which ones you like best!

Deep Dish Falafel Pizza [Vegan]

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For the Falafel Crust:

  • 3/4 cup cooked chickpeas
  • 1/3 cup millet, oats, or flour
  • 1 small red onion
  • 1 cup fresh mint
  • 1 cup fresh coriander
  • 2 cloves garlic
  • 3 tablespoons tahini
  • 3 tablespoons ground chia or flax
  • 2 tablespoons cumin
  • 2 tablespoons coriander powder

For the Beet Hummus:

  • 1/2 cup cooked chickpeas
  • 1 small beet, boiled
  • 2 tablespoons tahini
  • 1 cloves garlic
  • Oregano, basil, and other herbs, as desired
  • Sliced vegetables, as desired

For the Tahini Cheese Sauce:

  • 2 tablespoons tahini
  • Nutritional yeast, to taste


  1. Preheat oven to 390°F. Line a cake pan or deep pie dish with baking paper.

To Make the Base:

  1. In a food processor, pulse all crust ingredients, until all ingredients are very combined and have become little pieces.
  2. Spread on the bottom and lower sides of cake pan/pie dish. Bake in oven for 20 minutes

To Make the Beet Hummus:

  1. In a food processor, pulse all ingredients, until smooth.
  2. Remove the beet hummus, add the sliced vegetables to the hummus, and mix
  3. When the falafel crust is dry to the touch, remove from oven.
  4. Pour the beet hummus on top of the crust and return to the oven for around 40 minutes.

To Make the Cheese Sauce:

  1. Mix all ingredients together and drizzle on top of pizza when it has finished baking. Slice and serve.


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Hi, I am Anthea! On my blog Rainbow Nourishments, I share recipes for quirky and colourful plant-based food. I hope that I can help people find ways to nourish themselves and maintain a good sense of wellbeing. When I'm not blogging or taking photographs, I am making raw vegan cakes for my small cake business or simply walking in nature!



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22 comments on “Deep Dish Falafel Pizza [Vegan]”

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Gabriella Caiazza
8 Months Ago

Sebastian King

Julie Donoghue
8 Months Ago

Francesca Folcarelli im not sure about this but I WANNA TRY

Niki Rodriguez
8 Months Ago

Stephanie and Christina... this is a must do!

Stephanie Rodriguez
16 Mar 2016


Bari Zeiger
8 Months Ago

Olivia Reid

Lucy Rose Harris
8 Months Ago

Chloe Bennett

Vanessa Nickell
8 Months Ago

David Ralat

Nina Okoye
8 Months Ago

Sochima look, falafel pizza. sounds crazy enough to work!

Amy Pickford
8 Months Ago

Mat Ince heaven is real...

Kevin Poff
8 Months Ago

Shoanne Courtade Fore Charity

Annie Taylor
8 Months Ago

This seems like something you would enjoy making/eating Saurabh & Vartika.

Saurabh Garg
15 Mar 2016

Ooh! Maybe this Friday!

Vartika Garg
15 Mar 2016

Wow, this looks delicious :). Thanks for sharing Annie.

Annie Taylor
15 Mar 2016

You're welcome, Vartika.

Annie Taylor
15 Mar 2016

You're welcome, Vartika.

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