Pizza is good at any time. Rain, snow, sun, heat, cold, breakfast, lunch dinner – there’s never a wrong time for pizza. However, making it with out of season ingredients can ruin the wonderful experience that eating pizza should be. That’s why we’ve gathered together some of our favorite pizza recipes from our Food Monster App that are packed with seasonal and flavorful savory ingredients for the ultimate autumnal pizza dish. Dig in!
1. Fall Harvest Pizza [Vegan, Gluten-Free]
Pumpkin, avocado, and pumpkin seed pesto makes this the most epic fall-inspired pizza ever! It’s super simple, gluten-free, and contains all of the seasonal flavors you love and adore! Three cheers for this Fall Harvest Pizza from Natalie Yonan!
2. Shaved Brussels Sprouts and Grilled Pear Pizza [Vegan]
This Shaved Brussels Sprouts and Grilled Pear Pizza from Gabrielle St. Claire is like the fall version of a salad pizza. Brussels sprouts, caramelized onions, Shiitake bacon, and vegan Parmesan on top of a crispy crust each play a supporting role of bringing together all dimensions of flavor and texture that make this pizza so perfect. The Shiitake bacon offers a savory taste, the onions a sweet and sour taste, the grilled pear a mild sweetness, and the shaved Brussels sprouts bring the entire pizza together.
3. Brussels Sprouts Pizza With Caramelized Onions and Balsamic Reduction [Vegan]
Step up your pizza game with a gourmet pizza you would normally get in a restaurant but in your own kitchen. This Brussels Sprouts Pizza With Caramelized Onions and Balsamic Reduction from Cara Carin has Brussels sprouts, balsamic red onions, and vegan mozzarella. All that’s missing is the red and white checkered tablecloth.
4. Kale Pesto Pizza With ‘Goat’ Cheese [Vegan, Gluten-Free]
Make ordinary pesto a bit more interesting by throwing in some kale and then slathering on top of your favorite pizza crust. Top it all off with some homemade vegan goat cheese, sun-dried tomatoes, and pickled peppers for a beyond delish Kale Pesto Pizza With ‘Goat’ Cheese from Parsley Vegan.
5. Fig Swiss Brown Mushroom and Herbed Cashew Cheese Pizza [Vegan]
It’s fig season, which means…put figs of anything on everything! The combination of jammy figs, savory swiss brown mushrooms, creamy cashew cheese and the flavor-bomb that is reduced balsamic on this Fig Swiss Brown Mushroom and Herbed Cashew Cheese Pizza from Rebekah Waters will knock your socks off. The bitterness of using arugula instead of spinach works so well with the figs!
6. Parmesan Kale Pesto Pizza [Vegan]
7. Cauliflower and Pumpkin Seed Crust Pizza [Vegan, Gluten-Free]
This unique spin on pizza crust in Christine DesRoches‘ Cauliflower and Pumpkin Seed Crust Pizza will change the way you think about eating a slice. This crust is hearty, well flavored, grain-free, and best of all, full of healthy vegetables. It’s the perfect foundation for your next ambitious pizza.
8. Roasted Cauliflower BBQ Pizza [Vegan, Gluten-Free]
If you’ve never tried barbecue sauce on pizza, it’s time to start. Cauliflower roasted in spicy barbecue sauce adds a “meaty” texture as well as an awesome flavor that makes Rene Barker‘s Roasted Cauliflower BBQ Pizza filling, healthy, and totally tasty. Top with creamy, dairy-free ranch sauce and fresh cilantro for the perfect finishing touch.
9. Beet ‘Pepperoni’ Pizza [Vegan]
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 in this Beet ‘Pepperoni’ Pizza from Alicja Rokicka. They go perfectly with the crust and tomato sauce in the recipe, but feel free to use your favorites — after all, pizza is a personal affair.
10. Roasted Butternut Squash Pizza With Garlic Cashew Cheese [Vegan]
This Roasted Butternut Squash Pizza With Garlic Cashew Cheese from Travis Piper has a seasonal twist! It uses a butternut squash purée mix in place of a marinara sauce and is topped with all kinds of goodness. Who doesn’t love a pizza night?
11. Fig and Caramelized Onion Flatbread [Vegan]
Bite into this savory and sweet appetizer, perfect for your next event or gathering. This Fig and Caramelized Onion Flatbread from Plant Tribe perfectly combines opposite flavors to balance each other and create a dish where each bite is better than the last.
12. Artichoke and Spinach Pesto Pizza [Vegan]
Topped with marinated artichoke hearts and cheesy basil and spinach pesto, this Artichoke and Spinach Pesto Pizza from Gabrielle St. Claire is sure to be your new favorite. It can be made with any kind of crust, whether you like thin, crispy crusts, grain-free, soft and doughy … it’s all about the toppings and this pizza has them right. It’s all topped off with vegan Parmesan and melty vegan mozzarella — which is entirely optional, but so good.
13. Balsamic Butternut and Brussels Sprouts Flatbread Pizza [Vegan]
If you’re looking for the perfect fall lunch or dinner concept or even an effortless small bite for entertaining, this autumnal Balsamic Butternut and Brussels Sprouts Flatbread Pizza from Gabrielle St. Claire is the way to go! A crispy flatbread pizza is topped with a cornucopia of fall produce — roasted butternut squash, shaved Brussels sprouts, Shiitake mushroom bacon, and dried cranberries and then finished off with a balsamic glaze and vegan cheese.
14. Broccoli Chicken Kale Pesto Cauliflower Crust Pizza [Vegan]
This Broccoli Chicken Kale Pesto Cauliflower Crust Pizza from Paris Marash is amazing! The crust gets delightfully crispy in the oven first and totally holds together after you top it with a million ingredients!
15. Curried Butternut Squash Seasonal Flatbreads [Vegan, Gluten-Free]
When your butternut squash cravings are in full force — turn to this delicious, healthy recipe for Curried Butternut Squash Seasonal Flatbreads from Gina Fontana. The squash is seasoned with curry and ginger and topped with crispy chickpeas, apples, and Brussels sprouts. The sweetness from the apple is just enough flavor to reign in the curry flavoring while adding a seasonal touch.
Still haven’t gotten your pizza fix? Check out our Pizza Archives for more ideas! For even more recipes, we recommend downloading our Food Monster App, which is available for both Android and iPhone and can also be found on Instagram and Facebook. The app has more than 10,000 plant-based, allergy-friendly recipes, and subscribers gain access to new recipes every day. Check it out!
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