For the average home cook and pizza enthusiast, vegan food may not be the first cuisine to come to mind. Let’s face it; meat and cheese tend to be the star players in a pizza recipe.
Despite any reservations you may have toward veganism, hear us out—sometimes the most genius inventions are the result of a culinary challenge. The best vegan pizza recipe is one of those.
When paired with our pizza ovens, this vegan pizza recipe will be a hit among even your most devoted meat enthusiast friends.
Before we dive into the recipe, we need to let you in on a little secret. Whether you’re adding veggies or meat, the oven makes the pizza.
While there are many culinary shortcuts a home cook can use on a budget, we recommend investing in a pizza oven.
The average oven will take at least double the time to heat to the appropriate temperature (250 degrees Celsius). A pizza oven heats more efficiently and provides an incomparable char on the crust. There’s a reason your favorite restaurants use a pizza oven—the taste and texture speak for themselves.
Now that we’ve got the oven covered let’s get to the recipe!
The best vegan pizza always includes a crispy, slightly charred crust. You can apply this crust to any vegan pizza toppings recipe and feel confident in its taste and texture.
Now for the challenge: toppings that will satisfy both meat and veggie lovers. We realize that pizza generally draws a crowd, so we decided to devise a recipe that can feature veggies or “meat.”
This simple and delicious vegan pizza recipe will satisfy your guests, whether or not they embrace a plant-based diet. Feel free to adjust the recipe to suit your dietary needs or preferences. We recommend making the pizza with a friend or partner as an engaging, bonding activity.