There are so many ways to enjoy vegan pizza, whether from a pizzeria, the grocery freezer aisle, and best of, homemade. This roundup of fresh homemade vegan pizza recipes offers lots of creative and easy options. Whether you make your own crust or purchase it readymade, there’s something for everyone in this collection.
Not long ago, going vegan seemed daunting to those who were reluctant to give up pizza (mainly because of the cheese!). Now, with so many great plant-based cheeses and vegan meat alternatives, there are no excuses left!
And much of the charm of vegan pizzas is loading them up with lots of vegetables, too.
Whether you opt for from-scratch crust or readymade, you’ll find a wide array of delicious vegan pizza creations here, from fresh takes on classics to unexpected combinations. You’ll even find a couple of sweet pizza recipes — a fruity breakfast pizza and a chocolatey dessert pizza.
Thanks to the talented bloggers who participated in this roundup for permission to use their photos and link to their recipes.
First things first, here’s an easy homemade whole-grain pizza crust for occasions when you have the time and inclination.
Whole Wheat or Spelt Pizza Crust: Making a good whole wheat or spelt pizza crust from scratch isn’t that difficult. Give this easy homemade pizza dough a try on a cozy indoor day.
Vegan Sweet Potato Pizza with Caramelized Onions, & Olives: A deliciously different kind of pizza offering an array of flavors that work amazingly together.
Vegan Caramelized Onion Pizza with Shiitake Mushroom “Bacon”: The wow factor of this pizza comes from shiitake mushroom “bacon.” Caramelized onion pizza, often called pizza Niçoise, is a classic, for good reason — it’s incredibly delicious, with little further embellishment.
Roasted Vegetable and Vegan Sausage Pizza: Topped with plenty of roasted vegetables, this vegan sausage pizza is a treat for hearty appetites. Roasting the vegetables while the pizza bakes brings out their best flavor.
Vegan Sausage and Peppers Pizza: Vegan sausage and peppers pizza can be made red or white, and both are fantastic! Sausage and peppers are a classic duo in Italian cuisine, so why not combine them on a flavorful and filling pizza, and more importantly, why not make it vegan?
Vegan Meat Lovers Pizza: Vegan meat lovers pizza might sounds like a contradiction, but made with easy swaps of plant-based proteins and cheese, it will satisfy eaters of all persuasions.
Vegan Cheeseburger Pizza with Special Sauce: From Cadry’s Kitchen, this pizza recipe has all of the classic, All-American flavors of a burger but in pizza form. It’s finished with a drizzle of vegan Thousand Island dressing for tang.
Vegan Chili Dog Pizza: Another vegan “meaty” pizza from Cadry’s Kitchen, this chili dog pizza is pure decadence! Finish it with your favorite toppings like mustard, pickles, and onions. Dinner is ready in 25 minutes!
Vegan BBQ Pizza (with High Protein Toppings): From Lettuce Veg Out, a vegan BBQ pizza loaded with delicious high protein toppings. With a base of creamy avocado sauce, this recipe makes the perfect homemade pizza that’s completely customizable!
Vegan Detroit-Style Pizza: Detroit Pizza features a square or rectangular crust on which the cheese goes first, keeping it extra crispy. Then comes pepperoni, and finally, a full-bodied sauce goes on top. Here’s how to make it plant-based.
Vegan Artichoke Pizza with Red Bell Peppers: The combination of toppings used in this vegan artichoke pizza recipe is absolutely delectable. With red bell peppers and onion, it goes down easy, so double the recipe if you’re feeding a hungry group.
Red Onion, Mushroom, and Kale Pizza: Filling and flavorful, this red onion, mushroom, and kale pizza departs only slightly from tradition with a companionable trio of vegetable toppings.
Vegan Green and White Pizza: From Dianne’s Vegan Kitchen, this pizza is covered in spinach pesto, dairy-free ricotta, broccoli, and cauliflower. This bountiful pie is sure to make everyone at the dinner table happy.
Vegan Spinach and Olive Pizza: Pizza sometimes requires ideas more than exact recipes. This tasty vegan spinach and olive pizza is a case in point.
Vegan Sheet Pan Pizza (with Almond Parmesan): Thick, chewy, and blistered across the bottom, vegan sheet pan pizza can also be considered deep-dish pizza. It’s an ingenious way to prepare a real crowdpleaser, courtesy of Hannah Kaminsky.
Vegan Pesto Pizza with Fresh Tomatoes: Fresh spinach gives this vegan pesto pizza a vivid color, and fresh basil or parsley (or a combination of both) adds the strong herbal flavor you’ve come to expect from pesto. An offbeat and delicious way to enjoy pizza with classic summer ingredients!
Greek-ish Pizza: Enjoy the sunny flavors of Greek cuisine with this spinach olive pizza, embellished with vegan “feta” — a recipe by Jazzy Vegetarian Laura Theodore in her trademark easy and do-able style. Topped with tangy olives, roasted sweet peppers, baby spinach, and an authentic tasting homemade vegan “feta.”
Vegan Polenta Pizza: Another from Jazzy Vegetarian Laura Theodore, this pizza with a gluten-free crust is perfect for a casual party. It’s topped with ripe tomatoes, fresh basil, artichoke hearts and classic Italian seasonings.
Vegan Dill Pickle Pizza: From Planted 365, this unexpectedly delicious pizza is full of dill and garlic flavors, and you can make it as cheesy as you like!
Fall Hummus Pizza with Butternut Squash and Apples: From Running to the Kitchen, try a healthier twist to traditional cheese pizza with this hummus pizza! Topped with roasted rosemary butternut squash, crunchy tart apples and thinly sliced radishes.
Spicy Buffalo Chicken Pizza with Cashew Crema: From Thank You Berry much, a vegan buffalo chicken pizza is topped with simple yet spicy vegan buffalo chicken (or chickpeas), red onion, sweet corn, lots of fresh cilantro, and a drizzle of garlicky cashew crema.
Vegan White Pizza with Garlic, Potato, and Basil: Another from Thank You Berry Much, an easy vegan white pizza topped with roasted garlic, thinly sliced potatoes, fresh basil and a drizzle of vegan hot honey!
Vegan White Pizza (with basil and artichokes): From Be Plant Well, another take on vegan white pizza with fresh basil, artichokes, dairy-free mozzarella and white sauce all on top of a delicious homemade yeast dough!
Vegan Margherita Pizza: From Be Plant Well once again, This yummy homemade vegan Margherita pizza has a simple, fluffy, and crispy dough, vegan cheese, marinara sauce, garlic, oregano, tomatoes and fresh basil!
Spelt Crust Pizza with Fresh Tomato Sauce: This easy vegan spelt crust pizza with fresh tomato sauce is known as “Fam Fav Pizza” by its creators, Marisa Miller Wolfson and Laura Delhauer, and might also become a family favorite of yours, too!
Fruit Pizza with Coconut Whip: From Vegan Huggs, who wants to know if you’re tired of boring oatmeal for breakfast? If so, start your mornings off right with this fruity pizza. It’s easy, fun and so delicious!
Chocolatey Banana Pizza: From VegKitchen, the preparation of this banana pizza is almost ridiculously easy, considering the impressive results. Inspired by a sweet pizza I enjoyed for dessert in an Italian restaurant in Paris, presented as “Banana Pizza Chocolatino.”
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