Pizza is a classic favorite that most of us have likely enjoyed in our lifetimes. That crunchy crust, the ooey-gooey cheese, the crispy veggies, and the fresh marinara sauce all come together so perfectly. Mmm, all this talk of pizza pie is making us hungry!
Today is National Cheese Pizza Day, and to celebrate, we’ve compiled some great pizza recipes that contain no dairy cheese at all. Here are 15 vegan pizzas that will make your summer.
1. Gluten-Free Veggie Pizza
This pizza dough recipe is easily digestible. It’s made with brown rice flour, xanthan gum and tapioca starch. This recipe gives you the ingredients and instructions for the crust, and you can then place any toppings or veggies you wish.
2. Raw Vegan Pizza With Red Pepper Flax Crust
To have pizza, you don’t even need to turn on the oven. You can make a raw pizza like this one, which features a red pepper flax crust, herb tomato sauce and pine nut cheese.
3. Three Cheese Vegan Pizza
Holy three cheese! What better way to celebrate the food holiday than by whipping up a cheesy pie with zero animal ingredients? Just because it’s National Cheese Pizza Day, doesn’t mean you need to choose dairy cheese. Give this cheesy vegan option a try.
4. Kale and Artichoke Pizza
This pizza recipe features an easy crust made with only four ingredients: chickpea flour, water, olive oil and salt. Use kale and tomatoes as the toppings to get a burst of nutrition with your pie.
5. Sweet Potato Tofu Pizza
This is the perfect pizza for someone who isn’t much of a fan of pizza. Who needs marinara sauce and cheese when you can have sweet potato and tofu? It’s healthy and unique!
6. Vegan Lahmajun – Armenian/Turkish Pizza
Lahmajun is an Armenian/Turkish pizza that is traditionally made with ground lamb or beef and served with lemon wedges. This take on the classic pie features soy crumbles, red pepper, parsley and tomato paste.
7. Whole Wheat Vegan Pizza with Caramelized Onions, Figs, and Arugula
Caramelized onions taste divine on top of bread. This recipe takes that taste and fuses it with figs and arugula. Yum!
8. Summer Pesto Pizza
Hurry, whip up this summer pesto pizza while the weather is still warm and the zucchini and summer squash are still in season.
9. Ultimate Raw Vegan Pizza
Give this recipe a try and see if you think it is the ultimate raw vegan pizza. The sauce sounds pretty tasty; it’s made from sun-dried tomatoes, zucchini, lemon, garlic and basil.
10. Vegan Caesar Salad Pizza
This version of a Caesar salad pizza comes with tempeh bacon and avocado, as well as homemade Ranch dressing. Just opt for unsweetened soy milk and vegan butter, and it’s easy to make non-dairy Ranch.
11. White Zucchini Pizza
This is the pie for all of you white pizza fans out there. Some people just don’t dig the tomato sauce, so this rendition has a garlic and onion sauce with zucchini for those tomato haters.
12. Asparagus Potato Pizza with Kale Pesto
Have you ever tried pizza with potato before? Try pairing it with kale pesto and asparagus for this recipe.
13. Raw Vegan Pizza With Spinach, Pesto, and Marinated Vegetables
Doesn’t this pizza just look gorgeous? The pesto spread adds a nice green color to the raw crust, and the red tomatoes and brown mushrooms help add some more color bursts. Make this when you want to impress a crowd!
14. Grilled “Cheesy Mac n’ Rib” Pizza
Do you love grilled cheese and ribs? Take a dare and try this vegan pizza, which is full of ooey-gooey, cheesy goodness.
15. Eggplant, Pesto, and Mushroom Pizza with Tofu
This pizza contains protein from the tofu and many nutrients from the veggies. Try serving it to veggie haters who may be more inclined to eat produce if it’s on top of pizza.
Lead image source: Raw Vegan Pizza with Spinach, Pesto, and Marinated Vegetables