Ancient Heirloom Ricotta Pizza

Gluten-Free, Soy-Free, Oil-Free, Vegan (of course!)

Get ready to fall in love with this flavor-filled, VEGAN pizza! Made with wholesome, healthy ingredients like quinoa (hello complete source of plant-based protein!), arugula, spinach, and almond milk ricotta (no dairy needed to enjoy a tasty piece of pie!), you body will be thanking you for eating this pizza!

Recipe video here:

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Ingredients:

Crust:

~Dry:

  • Two and a half cups of quinoa flour
  • One tbsp. of baking powder
  • 1/2 of a tsp. of salt (I used pink Himalayan)

~Wet

  • One and a half cups of water, plus more as needed
  • One tsp. of applesauce (don’t worry, you won’t taste it)

Toppings:

  • Tomato sauce (I used Muir Glen)
  • Two heirloom tomatoes (any color)
  • Spinach
  • Arugula
  • Fresh basil
  • One cup of vegan ricotta (I highly suggest Kite Hill)
  • Garlic powder
  • Dried oregano
  • Dried basil

How to make: (video above)

  1. Preheat your oven to 400 degrees Fahrenheit, and line a baking sheet with parchment paper.
  2. In a large bowl, combine the dry crust ingredients.
  3. Mix the wet crust ingredients into the dry crust ingredients.
  4. Roll the dough into a ball.
  5. Place the dough onto the lined baking sheet, and form it into your desired crust shape.
  6. Bake the crust for 12 minutes.
  7. While the crust bakes, slice the tomatoes into discs.
  8. Once the crust is finished baking, spread your desired amount of tomato sauce evenly onto the crust.
  9. Top the sauce with the spinach, arugula, and fresh basil.
  10. Place large plops of the ricotta on top of the greens.
  11. Place the tomato slices on top of the cheese.
  12. Sprinkle more cheese, the garlic powder, dried oregano, and fresh basil on top of the the tomatoes and the rest of the pizza.
  13. Bake the pizza for 15 minutes at 400 degrees Fahrenheit.
  14. Enjoy!

For more delicious vegan pizza, check out my Loaded Spicy Veggie Pizza

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Hello, my name is Lilia Ora and I am a 16-year-old, whole-plant-based-foods-eating vegan trying to inspire others to live a compassionate and healthy lifestyle through plant-based nutrition! My goal is to make being vegan easy, enjoyable, and interesting for each and every one of you! Explore my website to view how to join in the delight of vegan living!

 

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