Vegan Pizza Margherita

Category, , DifficultyBeginner

Try this revisited classic with vegan mozzarella, fresh tomato and basil.

Yields6 Servings
Prep Time10 minsCook Time15 minsTotal Time25 mins
 1 oz Storebought Vegan Pizza Base
For Simple Tomato Sauce
 1 tbsp olive oil
 1 cucumber, sliced
 1 white onion diced
 2 cloves garlic
 1 tin crushed tomatoes with paste
 1 tsp sugar
 1 tbsp dried mixed italian herbs
 salt and pepper to taste
For Vegan Mozzarella
 1 tbsp nutritional yeast
 2 tsp apple cider vinegar
Toppings
 cherry tomato slices
 basil
 extra virgin olive oil
 dried chili pepper flakes
1

Prepare Tomato Sauce: In a pot, heat olive oil up and then sautee garlic and onions for 10 minutes or till transluscent. Add tomatoes, sugar, mixed herbs, salt and pepper in and stir to combine. Bring to a boil, then turn down to a simmer and cook for 25 minutes, uncovered.

2

Prepare Vegan Mozarella:Combine all ingredients in a high power blender and blend till smooth. Transfer to a saucepan and heat over low heat, whilst continiously stirring.

3

Stir until cheese has thickened into a sticky, stretch mass. Set aside.

4

Assemble Pizza: Preheat oven to 250 degrees Celcious. If you have a pizza stone, go ahead and use it. Otherwise, no worries.

5

Spread tomato sauce on Pizza Base and then top with dollops of Mozzarella. Scatter sliced cherry tomatoes and basil all over the pizza, and then drizzle the entire surface lightly with extra virgin olive oil and dried chilli pepper flakes.

6

Bake for 12-15 minutes, or till pizza base is cooked and cheese is bubbly.

7

Top with more fresh basil leaves once out of the oven. YUM!

Source: Crazy Vegan Kitchen

Ingredients

 1 oz Storebought Vegan Pizza Base
For Simple Tomato Sauce
 1 tbsp olive oil
 1 cucumber, sliced
 1 white onion diced
 2 cloves garlic
 1 tin crushed tomatoes with paste
 1 tsp sugar
 1 tbsp dried mixed italian herbs
 salt and pepper to taste
For Vegan Mozzarella
 1 tbsp nutritional yeast
 2 tsp apple cider vinegar
Toppings
 cherry tomato slices
 basil
 extra virgin olive oil
 dried chili pepper flakes

Directions

1

Prepare Tomato Sauce: In a pot, heat olive oil up and then sautee garlic and onions for 10 minutes or till transluscent. Add tomatoes, sugar, mixed herbs, salt and pepper in and stir to combine. Bring to a boil, then turn down to a simmer and cook for 25 minutes, uncovered.

2

Prepare Vegan Mozarella:Combine all ingredients in a high power blender and blend till smooth. Transfer to a saucepan and heat over low heat, whilst continiously stirring.

3

Stir until cheese has thickened into a sticky, stretch mass. Set aside.

4

Assemble Pizza: Preheat oven to 250 degrees Celcious. If you have a pizza stone, go ahead and use it. Otherwise, no worries.

5

Spread tomato sauce on Pizza Base and then top with dollops of Mozzarella. Scatter sliced cherry tomatoes and basil all over the pizza, and then drizzle the entire surface lightly with extra virgin olive oil and dried chilli pepper flakes.

6

Bake for 12-15 minutes, or till pizza base is cooked and cheese is bubbly.

7

Top with more fresh basil leaves once out of the oven. YUM!

Source: Crazy Vegan Kitchen

Vegan Pizza Margherita