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Vegan Pesto Pizza
3 garlic cloves
2 tablespoons nutritional yeast
1/3 cup pine nuts
4 cups basil leaves
1/2 small lemon, juiced
1/3 cup olive oil
salt and pepper
1 tablespoon pine nuts
handful of cherry tomatoes, sliced in thirds
1/4 purple onion, thinly sliced
10 kalamata olives
2 large vegan pizza bases (I used 30cm diameter)
fresh basil leaves to garnish
drizzle of olive oil to garnish
1.Preheat oven to 250 degrees celsius and oil or add baking paper to pizza trays.
2.In a food processor, add all sauce ingredients and process until the sauce is smooth.
3.Distribute sauce over two pizza bases until covered evenly.
4.Scatter purple onion over the pizza. Follow with cherry tomatoes, olives and pine nuts.
5.Cook in the oven for 10 to 15 minutes until the pizzas are browning around the edges.
6.Let cool for 2 minutes before slicing.
7.Serve with fresh basil leaves and olive oil if needed.
Nov 17th 2013
I have always struggled with the taste of nutritional yeast but I'd be willing to give this recipe a try if the reviews are good