Pizza is one of my favorite dishes, however, as a vegan, it can be difficult to find good options at restaurants and grocery stores.
Today I’ve compiled twenty of my favorite vegan pizza recipes with homemade dough, all of which are suitable for pizza lovers. You’ll love creating your own pizzas at home and indulging in these exciting and varied toppings.
20 Vegan Pizza Recipes With Homemade Dough
1. Vegan Black Bean Nacho Pizza
This pizza is perfect for any night of the week and features a black bean, garlic, and roasted red pepper spread. Black beans make a great alternative to tomato or BBQ bases and are rich and creamy once it’s blended. You can top this pizza from The Garden Grazer however you like, but they recommend adding green onions and Roma tomatoes.
2. Vegan Caramelized Mushroom Pizza
The Curious Chickpea has an incredible recipe for vegan caramelized mushroom pizza, and even people who claim they don’t love mushrooms will be won over by this dish! When the onions are caramelized with garlic, they have a soft and rich texture. The pizza dough is topped with white sauce and vegan mozzarella, for a creamy vegan pizza that you’ll come back to over and over again.
3. Coconut Flour Vegan Pizza
One of the best alternatives for vegan cooking is coconut. This pizza’s base is made from coconut flour, coconut milk, and coconut oil, which makes it both vegan and gluten-free. This recipe from Free From Heaven also shows you how to make a great cheese alternative, with sweet potato and coconut milk, and takes just 10 minutes to cook once prepared.
4. Grilled BBQ Lentil Pizza
For a vegan, nut-free, and soy-free recipe, look no further than this Grilled BBQ Lentil pizza from Vegan Yack Attack. Lentils make for a great meat-free alternative topping that is filling and delicious, and this pizza will fulfill both your pizza and BBQ cravings in one dish!
5. Vegan Greek Pizza
This Greek-inspired pizza is a delicious option for vegans and uses a hummus and tomato sauce. With a thick crust, this recipe from Connoisseurus Veg is topped with Kalamata olives, artichoke hearts, and fresh herbs. It makes for a substantial meal if you create a nice thick crust, and takes just twenty minutes of prep time, followed by twenty minutes in the oven.
6. Sheet Pan Vegan Jalapeno Popper Pizza
This is a great pizza to serve at a party and combines spicy jalapeno poppers with the perfect pizza for sharing. With a good mixture of creaminess and spice, this recipe from This Savory Vegan is ideal for when you don’t feel like seeding and stuffing jalapenos. Cooked on a baking tray, you can cut it up into neat squares to serve at your next gathering with family and friends.
7. Vegan Margherita Pizza with Cashew Mozzarella
Soy-free, gluten-free, and nut-free, this is the perfect basic pizza recipe for vegans and those with allergies. The crust takes just twenty minutes to make, and the sauce is blended together in five minutes. This recipe from Vegan Richa makes the perfect margherita pizza, which will be enjoyed by vegans and non-vegans alike. It’s also the ideal recipe to customize to your tastes, by adding all the veggies that you enjoy most.
8. Vegan BBQ Veggie Pizza
This Vegan BBQ Veggie pizza from Vegan in the Freezer is topped with heaps of delicious fresh vegetables and has a tempting BBQ sauce underneath. Some of the veggies are pre-cooked, and others are fresh to add a great variety of texture. The dough recipe makes enough for two large rounds or four smaller pizzas, and so can be frozen for another day.
9. Tandoori Tofu Vegan Pizza
If you’re looking for an adventurous vegan pizza, this recipe from Sorted Food combines a great vegan pizza base, with protein-rich tofu and tandoori spices to add some kick. This is a great recipe for those cooking for family members with different dietary needs, as it can easily be customized to suit vegans and non-vegans. With onion, cherry tomatoes, and spinach, it has delicious, fresh toppings to make this a varied and exciting dinner.
10. BBQ Pizza with Crispy Cauliflower
This pizza is the vegan alternative to BBQ chicken pizza and is piled with cauliflower, making it a much healthier option. This recipe from Vegan Heaven uses crispy cauliflower and garlic sauce to create the perfect comfort food for fall and winter evenings. Cauliflower is so versatile and filling and is excellent for use in vegan recipes that recreate some of your favorite foods.
11. Vegan Pesto Pizza with Balsamic Glaze
This recipe from This Savory Vegan makes for a unique and simple pizza, with a pesto topping and balsamic glaze. The crunchy pizza crust is topped with vegan parmesan, thick tomato slices, pine nuts, mixed greens, and finished off with a generous coating of balsamic. It’s the perfect dish for when you become tired of regular tomato pizza toppings.
12. Vegan Pepperoni Pizza
One of the most popular pizza toppings is pepperoni, and there’s no reason that vegans have to miss out on this style of pizza with this recipe from Contentedness Cooking. Thin slices of zucchini are spiced to make a vegan pepperoni alternative, and you’ll never need to use artificial ingredients again on pizza after you’ve tried this one. Find a good vegan cheese to top it with, and you’ll have yummy and filling pizza for the whole family.
13. Vegan Breakfast Pizza
Vegans don’t need to miss out on breakfast pizza anymore with this recipe from Make it Dairy Free. Combining a delicious dough recipe with vegan cheese sauce, it’s then topped off with vegan scrambled eggs, sausage, and bacon. It’s a great choice for a weekend brunch, and the toppings can be fully customized to meet any dietary requirements.
14. Vegan Deep Dish Pizza
Vegans won’t miss out on all the fun with this deep-dish pizza recipe from ElaVegan. This plant-based and gluten-free recipe makes the perfect comfort food for winter nights and is ideal for enjoying with your family in front of the TV. You can top this recipe with all of your favorite vegetables to make it even more satisfying.
15. Vegan Garlic Herb White Pizza
This is a great pizza for those who get bored easily with plain pizza toppings. Delish Knowledge has created this fantastic recipe that’s topped with a creamy garlic white sauce, caramelized onions, and plenty of herbs. The garlic-herb crust should be baked until it’s golden brown and makes the perfect alternative to tomato or BBQ topped pizzas.
16. Vegan Pizza with Apple, Butternut Squash, and Caramelized Onions
Using seasonal fall produce, this pizza from the NY Times is satisfying for the fall and winter. It makes a great main course for a dinner party, or could even be a fun party dish at a buffet. The pizza features a creamy white bean puree that’s created from cannellini beans.
17. Vegan Caprese Pizza
If you miss eating Caprese pizza and salads as a vegan, this pizza will be a dream for you. With a crispy pizza crust that’s topped with garlic, tomatoes, cashew mozzarella, fresh basil, and a balsamic reduction, it takes just 30 minutes to make this delicious dinner. This recipe from Blissful Basil is simple to follow and quick to make any night of the week.
18. Vegan Spinach Alfredo Pizza
This pizza takes just ten minutes to prepare and ten minutes to cook, so it’s great for anyone looking for a simple dinner after a busy day at work. Rabbit and Wolves have put together a great recipe for this comfort dish, and you can use frozen spinach to make it even simpler. It’s prepared on a baking tray, so it’s ideal for parties or sharing with family and friends.
19. Vegan Hawaiian BBQ Pizza
This is another classic pizza that vegans can still enjoy, thanks to this recipe from Create Mindfully. With sweet, smoky, and spicy tastes, it will please kids and adults alike. The recipe uses tofu bacon, pineapple, and onion, and tastes delicious topped with the BBQ sauce. You can make your own BBQ sauce, or if you are looking to save time, just use your favorite store-bought one. Tofu bacon also adds a sweet and smoky taste, like the regular meat pizza has.
20. Sweet Potato Pizza Crust
From My Bowl offers this fantastic pizza crust alternative for vegans and those on a gluten-free diet. If you are vegan and gluten-free, it can be incredibly difficult to find a suitable pizza crust in stores, but with this recipe, you won’t have to miss out on all the fun. It uses just five ingredients, and you’ll be impressed by how well the base sticks together.
Which pizza are you most looking forward to trying? As a vegan, you can still enjoy endless different pizza options, without having to pay for expensive alternatives from restaurants and grocery stores. With a wide variety of bases, sauces, and alternative cheese options, you can customize these pizza recipes to make the vegan pizza of your dreams for your next pizza night this winter.