Healthy Vegan Pizza


Nutritious, delicious, and absolutely animal-cruelty free! Top with your favorite ingredients and get ready to never wonder if vegan food can be scrumptious!

Prep Time:
20 mins
Cook Time:
40 mins
Additional Time:
30 mins
Total Time:
1 hrs 30 mins
6 servings


  • 2 tablespoons white sugar

  • 1 (.25 ounce) package active dry yeast

  • 1 cup warm water

  • 1 ½ cups all-purpose flour

  • 4 heads garlic, peeled

  • 2 cups olive oil, or as needed

  • 1 tablespoon dried oregano

  • 1 tablespoon dried basil

  • 1 teaspoon dried marjoram

  • 1 teaspoon dried sage

  • 1 cup nutritional yeast

  • 3 cups smooth tomato sauce

  • ½ small red onion, thinly sliced

  • 1 avocado - peeled, pitted, and sliced


  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C).

  2. Dissolve sugar and yeast in warm water in a large bowl. Let stand until the yeast softens and begins to form a creamy foam, about 5 minutes. Stir flour into yeast mixture until dough holds together. Knead dough on a lightly floured surface, until smooth and elastic, 6 to 8 minutes. Place dough in a bowl and cover with a towel; set aside until dough has risen slightly, about 30 minutes.

  3. Place peeled garlic cloves in an 8x8-inch baking dish; add olive oil, oregano, basil, marjoram, and sage.

  4. Bake garlic in the preheated oven until softened, 30 to 40 minutes. Remove from oven and cool.

  5. Coat a baking sheet with a layer of the cooled olive oil with herbs; spread dough onto the oiled baking sheet. Brush more oil and herbs on the top of dough.

  6. Mash the garlic cloves in a bowl using a garlic press or fork; stir nutritional yeast into mashed garlic. Add some of the herbed olive oil if mixture is dry. Stir tomato sauce into garlic mixture. Spread sauce over dough. Top with red onion slices.

  7. Bake in the preheated oven until crust is crunchy, 10 to 20 minutes. Arrange avocado slices over pizza.

Editor's Note:

The nutrition data for this recipe includes the full amount of olive oil. The actual amount of the olive oil consumed will vary.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

982 Calories
79g Fat
59g Carbs
19g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 6
Calories 982
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 79g 101%
Saturated Fat 11g 54%
Sodium 662mg 29%
Total Carbohydrate 59g 21%
Dietary Fiber 12g 43%
Total Sugars 10g
Protein 19g
Vitamin C 25mg 125%
Calcium 128mg 10%
Iron 6mg 32%
Potassium 1248mg 27%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.

(-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.

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