This veggie pizza is the stuff of dreams; it has extra tomato sauce and loads of fresh veggies.
It’s also surprisingly easy to make and doesn’t include a separate fancy tomato sauce recipe.
2 cups warm water
1 (3/4-oz) packet active yeast
1/4 tsp salt
2 tsp maple syrup
2 1/2 cups whole wheat flour (or all purpose gluten-free flour)
2 cups oat flour (can blend oatmeal in a food processor)
2 cups (23 oz) canned tomato sauce
Spices to taste (oregano, onion powder, garlic powder, black pepper)
1 cup fresh greens (ex: kale, spinach, etc.)
1 cup cherry tomatoes, sliced
1 (15-oz) container sliced baby bella mushrooms
1/2 cup sliced broccoli florets
Makes one 17 x 12 inch pizza
Active Time: 15 minutes
Waiting Time: 40 minutes
Time: 20 minutes
- To make the crust, stir together the water, active yeast, salt, and maple syrup in a large bowl and let sit for 10 minutes. The water should look cloudy.
- Add the flours in small batches, stirring with each addition until a wet ball of dough forms.
- Knead the dough for a minute within the bowl, cover with a moist towel and let sit for 30 minutes to 2 hours.
- Preheat the oven to 400°F and line a baking sheet with silicone mat or parchment paper.
- Punch down the dough (it’s fun) and press out the dough on the baking sheet. Form a crust at the edges.
- Bake the crust for 8 minutes until slightly browned.
- Remove the crust from the oven, but keep the oven on at 400°F.
- Pour and spread the tomato sauce directly from the can onto the semi-baked crust. Sprinkle with spices.
- On top of the spiced tomato sauce, spread the greens, tomatoes, mushrooms, and sliced broccoli.
- Bake topped pizza for 10 more minutes.
- Let cool for 5 minutes before cutting into slices. Enjoy! 🙂
- If you like different veggies than the ones chosen, feel free to improvise. Having fun and making it your own is strongly encouraged.
- As always, make sure that the canned tomato sauce is oil-free. Most canned tomato sauce is oil-free, but you never know…
- If you don’t have maple syrup, you can also use your favorite jam.