Veggie Lover’s Pizza

Posted in Mains

Tags: Party food, Kid-friendly

Because we believe pizza is a basic human right, and your kind dietary choices should not prevent you from enjoying this treasured cuisine.

Preparation time Prep: 30 mins
cook 15 mins
Skill level Totally Doable

You will need:

Pizza dough
  • 7 g dried yeast (1 sachet)
  • 1 teaspoon sugar
  • 150 g (1 cup) wholemeal flour
  • 225 g (1 ½ cups) plain flour
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 3 tablespoons pizza sauce
  • ½ red onion, finely sliced
  • 1 cup cherry tomatoes, finely sliced
  • ½ jar chargrilled marinated eggplant
  • 4 button mushrooms, finely sliced
  • ⅓ cup pitted Kalamata olives
  • 1 cup vegan cheese, grated
  • Basil leaves, to serve
Photography: Chris Middleton


  • 1Preheat oven to 200°C if fan-forced (220°C conventional).
  • 2In a small bowl, dissolve yeast and sugar in 1 cup of warm water.
  • 3Mix together flours, olive oil and salt. Stir in the yeast mixture and mix well to form a dough.
  • 4Turn out onto a floured surface and knead for 1-2 minutes. Leave to rest for 5 minutes.
  • 5Divide dough into two and roll each portion of dough on a floured surface to around 1 cm in thickness. Transfer to a large tray or pizza stone.
  • 6Spread pizza sauce over base using the back of a spoon, leaving about 2 cm around edge. Top with onion, tomato, eggplant, mushrooms, olives and sprinkle over cheese (or try our stretchy, gooey, melty mozzarella!). Bake for 15 minutes or until crust is golden brown.
  • 7Sprinkle with basil leaves and serve.
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