Food holidays are the best, and one of the most popular of course is National Pizza Day. Vegan pizza is especially delicious and creative, with various types of crusts, sauces, and toppings to choose from. Also, there are many ways to make it from scratch!
To celebrate this wonderful day, we put together 10 of our most creative, homemade pizza recipes from the Food Monster App!
1. Lentil Crust Pizza
Source: Lentil Crust Pizza
2. Falafel Crust Pizza
Source: Falafel Crust Pizza
3. Beet ‘Pepperoni’ Pizza
Source: Beet ‘Pepperoni’ Pizza
Who ever knew that beets could make the perfect substitute for pepperoni? When you think about it, they’re the perfect shape and size! Beets are marinated in a smoky, spicy sauce and then fried until crispy. They go perfectly with the crust and tomato sauce in Alicja Rokicka‘s Beet ‘Pepperoni’ Pizza recipe, but feel free to use your favorites — after all, pizza is a personal affair.
4. Sourdough Pizza With Homemade ‘Pepperoni’
If you have the time to plot out some next-level pizza production in your own kitchen, consider this atypical yet totally delicious pie! The crust is sourdough, which adds plenty of flavor to the dish. Top this pizza by Travis Piper with this homemade vegan pepperoni and you have a winner of a dinner.
5. Mushroom and Cream Cheese Flatbread
Making a flatbread and pizza from scratch may seem like a daunting task, but this recipe proves it doesn’t have to be! This yeast-free and gluten-free flatbread crust comes together very easily and then is topped with cashew cream cheese, mushrooms, arugula. Enjoy the flatbread as the recipe by Melina Kutelas dictates, with lemon juice, tahini, and soy sauce, or get creative with your own garnishes.
6. Summer Pesto Pizza
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7. Chickpea Flour Pizza with Hummus, Sun-Dried Tomatoes and Rocket
Here is a gluten-free vegetable pizza by Magdalena Pienkos that will wow your taste buds. Pizza from chickpea flour is amazingly crispy. In place of the traditional tomato sauce, you have a cream hummus. And a few more tasty additions: dried tomatoes, arugula, olives and chickpeas BBQ style.
8. The Perfect Vegetable Pesto Pizza
Presenting the perfect vegetable pizza recipe outfitted with its own homemade pesto and all! Whether it’s the effortlessness of the recipe, the pizza’s colorful appearance, or the flavors from the variety of fresh produce and homemade pesto, there are so many reasons to make this pizza by Gabrielle St. Claire! If you don’t have time to cook, it can be made in advance and frozen so you’ll have a yummy treat anytime you like!
9. Four Onion Pesto Pizza
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There’s nothing like the fun of making a pizza to bring people together. Aurora Steen‘s Four Onion Pesto Pizza recipe has a vegan pesto recipe included as well as recommended toppings including four varieties of onions. However, the great thing about pizza is that you can seriously top it with whatever you fancy. Make it your own, get rid of some of the stuff that’s been sitting in your pantry and most importantly, enjoy how quick and delicious this one is to make!
10. Mediterranean Chickpea Socca Pizza
Dana Sterling‘s Mediterranean Chickpea Socca Pizza is a slice above the rest. The chickpea crust is baked in the oven before being topped with fresh vegetables, covered in vegan parmesan, and then crisped up in the oven. It’s time to have a pizza party.
We also highly recommend downloading our Food Monster App, which is available for iPhone, and can also be found on Instagram and Facebook. The app has more than 15,000 plant-based, allergy-friendly recipes, and subscribers gain access to new recipes every day. Check it out!
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