Whole Food Plant-Based Pizza Recipes

One of the main foods people worry about missing out on when they turn plant-based is pizza. This article is here to show you exactly why that shouldn’t be a worry by introducing 40 mouthwatering whole food plant-based pizza recipes.

In this collection of articles we’re exploring the vast amount of delicious food options available to you. On top of that, the creative flavour combinations will help you to start dreaming up your very own delicious and nutritious plant-based recipes.

These recipes contain a myriad of different ingredients to make delicious bases and toppings. If you want to consume strictly 100% whole food plant based then certain ingredients can be swapped out to get you there. For others that want a treat every now and then, there are recipes here for you too that will still give you a healthy meal and satisfy those pizza cravings.

There’s nothing quite like digging into a still-steaming, flavour bursting pizza. It’s a comfort food but a lot of the time we feel guilty after eating it, especially when we feel like we’ve gone overboard. You don’t have to worry about that here. These recipes are healthy and full of the vitamins and nutrients your body needs to operate at its best.

So get ready to start creating and tasting, it’s going to be hard to pick your favourite by the time you get through this list!

Whole Food Plant-Based Pizza Recipes

Whole Food Plant-Based Pizza Recipes

Buckwheat Chia Pizza Crust With Nut Cheese

By Helyn Dunn

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Not only does this recipe teach you how to make a delicious, nutrient-busting and grain-free crust, it also teaches you how to make nut cheese. When learned correctly, these can create a basis for an epic pizza allowing you to experiment with toppings.

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 Pizza with Creamed Spinach, Sun-Dried Tomatoes, Red Onion, and Olives

by www.forksoverknives.com

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This Pizza combines a creamy sauce (without the added fat) with the tangy and salty tastes of sun-dried tomatoes and olives. Served on a whole-grain base, this pizza is one you’ll be able to consume guilt-free, time and time again.

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Gluten Free Vegan Pizza

by www.plantbasedcookingshow.com

This pizza is Refined Salt, Oil, & Sugar Free and even better, comes with a step-by-step video to help you through the cooking process. This is ideal for beginner cooks who tend to get overwhelmed by lengthy recipes.

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Plant-Based Pizza Dough

By Mark Sutton

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This recipe teaches you to make a whole-wheat black bean pizza dough that’s bursting with flavour, texture and protein. Once you’ve mastered this, play around with the toppings to create your masterpiece.

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 Hummus Tortilla Pizzas

by www.dreenaburton.com

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If you’re looking for a snack, these tortilla pizzas are an absolute dream! This takes thin-crust to the extreme but still tastes incredible. Play around with the toppings but trust me when I say, roasted vegetables pack in more flavour and taste incredible with a light spread of hummus.

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Arugula, Pear, and Balsamic Pizza With Almond Crust

By Marley Ficalora

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Not only does this pizza have a unique almond-based crust, it also plays with toppings that create a taste sensation. The sweetness of the pear taste incredible with the sharpness of the balsamic and peppery taste of arugula. On top of that, it’s super healthy!

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Vegetable Fajitas tortilla Pizza

by www.veganricha.com

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The smoky spiciness of a fajita comes to life on this tortilla based pizza. Another healthy snack, this pizza creates a dish that’ll leave you wanting more. Good thing it’s so good for you!

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 Whole Wheat Pizza Dough

by www.plantplate.com

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Another basic, this recipe teaches you to make a simple whole-wheat pizza base. It’s incredibly satisfying and will create the foundation for many a pizza experiment. People know to explore with toppings, but playing around with a base can give a pizza a whole different look, taste and texture.

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 Polenta Pizza with Pesto, Caramelized Onions and Potatoes

by www.forksoverknives.com

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This recipe is both filling and delicious. Polenta and potatoes aren’t your usual pizza topping suspects but pair amazingly well with homemade pesto. For a peppery taste, try to experiment with some homemade arugula pesto.

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 Vegan Deep Dish Pizza Recipe

20 Min Crust by www.veganricha.com

Whole Food Plant-Based Diet Pizza Recipes

How could we have a pizza recipe list without featuring a deep-dish pizza? As controversial as the topic of deep-dish Vs. thin-crust is, you won’t want to miss out on this recipe to sample what this favourite tastes like in its plant-based form.

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Quick Cornmeal Pizza Crust (Gluten-Free)

by www.forksoverknives.com

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If you need a gluten-free base to create your amazing pizza’s, then look no further than this cornmeal based pizza dough. Both crunchy and soft, this dough requires no kneading or rising time! As always, nail the base and look forward to experimenting with a wide range of plant-based toppings.

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 Garlic Alfredo Pizza (Gluten-free)

by www.thevegan8.com

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Another gluten-free option, this pizza will really hit the spot if you’re craving some hearty garlic bread. This recipe also makes the excellent suggestion of dipping your garlic pizza into even more garlic alfredo sauce (recipe on page). Double garlic fun!

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Portobello Mushroom Pizzas with Hummus

by www.blog.fatfreevegan.com

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Portobello mushrooms are a superfood of the plant-based world. They can be cooked in a number of ways which changes up the taste, they’re packed full of goodness, and their texture can go along way to replacing that of meat. Roasted portobellos are my favourite however, and this recipe takes full advantage of that by using them as a pizza base and stuffing them with incredible toppings.

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 Basic Vegan Pizza Dough. Oil free

by www.veganricha.com

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This recipe teaches you how to make a simple plant-based pizza crust. It’s crispy and tastes amazing but it does contain some refined ingredients. The good news is however, that this blog contains lots of different pizza base ideas that’ll allow you to experiment with a number of ingredients to create that perfect base.

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Roasted Veggies With Red Pepper Sauce Pizza

by www.monkeyandmekitchenadventures.com

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Let’s just take a minute to appreciate how incredible this pizza looks. When you’ve got that done, i’m here to assure you that this pizza tastes just as good as it looks which, I think we can all agree, is impressive! I love pizza’s full of toppings and we all know about my love of roasted vegetables by now. That combined with the flavour combinations on this pizza makes it an absolute winner.

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 BBQ Aubergine Pizza

by www.euphoricvegan.com

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This rustic pizza combines deep and smoky BBQ flavours with a herby roasted garlic tomato sauce, roasted aubergine, mushrooms, courgette and fresh basil. If that isn’t mouth-watering enough, it’s even served on top of a crunchy base.

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Rustic Vegan Pizza

by www.mywholefoodlife.com

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This whole-wheat rustic pizza crust tastes incredible with the topping combination of mushroom and spinach. Try dipping it into some hummus or drizzling over some homemade pesto to really get your taste buds tingling.

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Potato Pesto Pizza

by www.veganricha.com

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This super thin-crust pizza is topped with basil Spinach Pesto for a different taste and is topped by thin potato slices, onion and garlic. It’s a comforting and healthy dish that will change your views on what constitutes a pizza.

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4 Step Gluten Free Potato Pizza Crust

by www.thevegan8.com

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If you suffer from allergies that can make pizza almost hazardous to your health, then this mashed potato pizza base is the solution you’re looking for. It’s the ultimate gluten-free recipe, uses only 7 ingredients, and even better, doesn’t need to be kneaded.

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Herb Crusted Pizza Dough

by www.brandnewvegan.com

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This pizza dough may take a bit more time to make than others, but it’s totally worth it. Using garlic powder and Italian seasoning brings this dough to life. It’ll make for an excellent foundation, no matter what toppings you decide to use.

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 White Garlic Cashew Cream Pizza

by www.makingthymeforhealth.com

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This recipe guarantees you won’t miss the cheesy promise of a pizza. Even better than that, it comes with delicious dijon brussels and shiitake bacon that combine to make such a mouth watering pizza you’ll have to fight your friends for the last slice.

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Polenta Pizza Pie

by www.forksoverknives.com

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Polenta is the star of this pie, but this time it’s used to make the crust. If your fancy something a little different, this recipe is a mash-up of a casserole and a pizza. Don’t be shy to experiment with roasted vegetables as toppings.

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Pizza Muffins

by www.brandnewvegan.com

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We like pizza. We like muffins. So it’s no surprise that someone finally thought to put the together. Well, ok it is, but that doesn’t mean it doesn’t work. If you’re a fan of doughy goodness then these bad boys are a fun addition to any party.

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 Lotsa Vegetables Chickpea Crust Pizza

by www.forksoverknives.com

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Again we have a new star for the pizza base—chickpeas. Not only does it hold up well to support the weight of your favourite toppings, it’s packed with protein and much lighter than a standard pizza, which makes it an ideal pre or post-workout snack.

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Pizza Stuffed Potatoes

by www.brandnewvegan.com

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Ok, we might be cheating a little bit with this one but who doesn’t want some more delicious filling ideas for a delicious baked potato? It’s delicious, healthy and satisfies that pizza itch when needed. Even better, it’s really handy to bring into work with you and heat up.

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Easy Spelt Flour Pizza Dough

by www.makingthymeforhealth.com

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I’m personally a huge fan of using both spelt and rye flour to make a rustic pizza base so that’s exactly what i’m going to show you in these next two recipes. The spelt flour in this recipe creates a whole grain fluffy, crunchy base that tastes incredible with a huge range of toppings.

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Rye Pizza Crust Recipe

by www.veganricha.com

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…and here’s the rye based pizza masterpiece. Again, it’s both crunchy and fluffy with a deep rich flavour. As you can see from the picture above, you really can go crazy on the toppings so start thinking of what your trademark rye pizza is going to be.

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Ultimate Vegan Pizza Sauce

by www.brandnewvegan.com

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An area some people struggle with is creating the perfect pizza sauce. It’s essential right? There are many ways to get it right and change it up but this recipe will teach you the basics. Once you’ve nailed it, feel free to experiment with herbs and spices.

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Mustard Green Pea Pesto Pizza on Spelt Flour Crust

by www.makingthymeforhealth.com

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Another spelt based pizza, this recipe will show you the possibilities available to you when using this versatile base. Homemade pea pesto brings this pizza to like and it’s packed full of green goodness.

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Thai Vegan Pizza Gluten Free

by www.veganricha.com

Whole Food Plant-Based Diet Pizza Recipes

Not only is this pizza crust gluten free, the pizza itself uses a delicious peanut sauce to really mix the flavours up. You don’t have to use the vegan cheese, instead why not experiment with crunchy greens and roasted mushrooms?

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Simple Vegan Pita Pizza

by www.forksoverknives.com

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A healthy and simple snack, these pitta pizzas are super easy to whip up in a matter of minutes. This means it’s easy to enjoy more than one and we all know the only thing better than one pizza is two pizzas!

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Southwestern Pizza

by www.veganricha.com

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This spicy pizza comes with a pinto bean wheat crust and a dreamy millet avocado dressing. It’s also loaded with pinto beans and corn to make this a protein packed, satisfying pizza. If you like your spice then adjust the amount of chilli powder you use.

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Homemade Pizza Dough

by Every Day Vegan Food

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This is another recipe for a base but this time it uses applesauce to tie all the ingredients together. This create a subtle sweet base that tastes incredible with a peanut of bbq sauce. If you fancy something different, this could be the base for you.

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Whole Foods Plant Based Sweet Potato Pizza Crust Recipe

by Cycling Slimmer

Another video, another great base idea. If you’re a fan of lighter pizzas this sweet potato based crust makes a delicious base strong enough to hold a huge host of toppings.

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 Pizza Cheese Sauce

By Mark Sutton

Whole Food Plant-Based Diet Pizza Recipes

If you’re seriously considering becoming a plant-based pizza artisan, then you need to know how to make some delicious plant-based cheese sauce. This recipe will teach you how to do just that!

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Deep Dish Lasagna Pizza with Black Eyed Peas Tofu Thyme Ricotta

https://www.veganricha.com

Whole Food Plant-Based Diet Pizza Recipes

Do you like deep dish pizza? Do you like lasagna? Then you’re going to love this drool-worthy mash up of two fan favourites. The tofu creates a delicious cheesy texture that makes this pizza one you won’t forget in a hurry.

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Sushi Pizza

by www.everydayveganfood.com

Whole Food Plant-Based Diet Pizza Recipes

Sushi pizza? What were they thinking you might say. However, rest your mind that these taste just as good as they look and will impress at any gathering of people. So make a lot and experiment with toppings. If nothing else, they’re a sure conversation starter.

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Simple Vegan Pizza

by the Minimalist Baker

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This simple and rustic pizza comes with a garlic and herb crust that’ll boost the flavours of any topping you choose. Its thin crust is deliciously crunchy and tastes incredible with either sauteed of roasted vegetables.

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Quinoa Olive Focaccia Crust Pizza

by Veganricha

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I absolutely love focaccia bread so it’s no surprise this is a treat I turn to often. Topped with caramelized onions and pomegranate, this dish is an assault on the taste buds—in a good way! However, if you’re not keen on that this tastes delicious with sundried tomatoes and extra olives or used as the base for a whole range of pizzas.

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Butternut Squash Veggie Pizza

by The Minimalist Baker

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This pizza balances sweet and savoury flavours like it’s an art. It’s got a super thin crust and is loaded with healthy toppings that’s leave you craving more! The butternut squash adds a creamy texture that’s missing from a lot of pizzas.


…and that’s our list of 40 incredible whole food plant based pizza recipes! So get ready to start dreaming up your ideal pizza topping combinations, because you’re about to put the myth that plant-based eaters don’t do pizza straight to bed. In fact, not only do we make pizza, we do it better and with more creativity. Happy kneading!


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