10 Vegetarian Pizza Recipes for Meatless Meals
Who needs pepperoni, sausage, or ham when you can have these flavorful and delicious veggie-packed pizzas? Made with rich sauces like marinara, Alfredo, or pesto, each of these vegetarian pizza recipes is loaded with layers of gooey cheese and bold toppings. Each is creative and unique, too, so you can make them as written, or use them strictly as an inspiration for your own vegetable pizza creations. Strict vegetarians will want to replace the Parmesan cheese listed in a few of these recipes, as it contains rennet.
Brick-Oven Pizza (Brooklyn Style)
Pear and Gorgonzola Cheese Pizza
This unique sweet and salty pizza works great as an appetizer or light dinner. Reviewer ErikaGayle says, "I served this pizza at a wine and cheese party I had. It was gone in a matter of minutes and people even called the next day to tell me how much they loved it!"
Butternut Squash Pizzas with Rosemary
Hummus, a beloved staple of vegetarians, is the base for this hearty pizza. Simply spread it on the crust, and top with veggies and cheese before baking it into a protein-packed dinner.
White Pizza with Porcinis
With a bold nutty flavor, porcini mushrooms are a prized ingredient in Italian cooking. Here, they're paired up with a sweet honey crust and buttery fontina cheese for an irresistible pizza.
Vegetarian Cauliflower Pizza
Made with a trio of cauliflower, mozzarella, and an egg, this veggie-based crust lets you enjoy pizza while keeping carbs in count. Load it up with your favorite vegetables and cheesy toppings for a wholesome meal.
Fresh Pesto Pizza
Using convenient ingredients like pre-made pizza crusts and jarred pesto, you can have this pizza from the oven to the dinner in just 25 minutes. Topped with fresh spinach and tomatoes, you don't even have to serve a side salad to get in plenty of vegetables with this meal.
The ultimate comfort food combo, this decadent recipe is a carb lover's dream. Chewy pizza dough is smothered in creamy, rich macaroni and cheese for a meal that both kids and adults will enjoy.
Individual Greek Pita Pizzas
Pita pizzas make for convenient and fast dinners. This recipe uses a tangy lemon-olive oil sauce that's loaded up with olives, feta, tomatoes, and spinach for a Mediterranean-inspired dish.
Vegetarian Pizza with Pesto and Delicata Squash
A world of flavors and textures, this vegetarian pizza is perfect for when you're bored of the basic mozzarella and red sauce combo. Each slice is loaded up with bold basil pesto, creamy delicata squash, stretchy cheese, and crunchy pecans.