Vegan Veggie Pizza with Gluten-Free Crust

by | Updated: December 3rd, 2016 | Read time: 1 minute

Pizza lovers, it’s time to celebrate! This meat-free pie is loaded with healthy veggies atop a gluten-free crust for a slice of deliciousness everyone can enjoy. Golden cornmeal, nutty teff and crunchy hemp seeds make a crisp, tasty base for piled-high toppings that pack in plenty of nutrition along with amazing flavor. Go sauceless for a gourmet twist–the traditional tomato layer is replaced with light and creamy cashew cheese (it’s simple to make from just nuts and water!).


Vegan Veggie Pizza with Gluten-Free Crust

Serves 2

Ingredients

Crust
¾ cup cornmeal
2 Tbsp. teff
2 Tbsp. gluten-free baking mix
1 flax egg
¼ cup unsweetened almond milk or water
3 Tbsp. hemp seeds
1 Tbsp. olive oil

Toppings
Cashew cheese or vegan cheese
Sliced vegetables of choice (mushrooms, artichoke hearts, sundried tomatoes)
Fresh basil leaves
Crushed red pepper

Directions

1. In medium-sized bowl; combine all crust ingredients; mix well and shape into ball.

2. Refrigerate ball of crust for 2 to 4 hours.

3. Press crust onto lightly-oiled pizza pan or baking pan.

4. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F.

5. Spread cashew cheese over crust. Arrange toppings as desired; sprinkle with crushed red pepper.

6. Bake for 20-25 minutes.

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