Vegan pizza





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Delicious pizza on a light and crispy base with tomato sauce and topped with tasty roasted veggies


  • Pizza base
  • 250g strong white bread flour

  • 1 tsp dried yeast

  • 2 tbsp olive oil

  • Pinch salt

  • 150ml warm water

  • Tomato sauce
  • 6 tbsp tomato paste

  • 10 tbsp water

  • 1 tsp dried oregano

  • 1 tsp sugar

  • Pinch of salt and black pepper

  • Pizza topping
  • 1 bell pepper

  • 1 red onion

  • 100g cherry tomatoes

  • Small can of sweetcorn

  • Handful fresh basil leaves


  • Preheat the over to 180c fan
  • Make the pizza base
  • Boil a kettle with water. When boiled add about 80ml to a jug and top with cold water up to 150ml.
  • Pout the rest of the kettle water into a large mixing bowl and leave for a few mins to warm the bowl. Discard the water and dry the bowl
  • Add the flour and salt to the bowl and make a well in the centre of the flour
  • Add the dried yeast, olive oil, and water into the well and mix until well combined and a dough is formed
  • Turn out onto a well-floured surface and knead for 5 minutes until soft and elastic
  • Pour a little olive oil back into the bowl and coat the bottom and sides. Place the dough back in the bowl, cover with a clean tea towel, and leave to prove for 60 mins. If it’s a cold day put the bowl in a warm room away from the windows
  • Make the tomato sauce
  • Add all the ingredients to a small bowl and stir well until you have a smooth sauce
  • Cook the veggies
  • Peel and chop the onion
  • Deseed and chop the pepper
  • Halve the cherry tomatoes
  • Add the onion, pepper and cherry tomatoes to a large baking tin and drizzle with olive oil and season with salt and black pepper
  • Cook in the overn for 20 mins then set aside
  • Assemble the pizza
  • Turn the oven up to 220c
  • After the base has proved it should double in size. Knock back the dough to remove excess air (take the dough out of the bowl and put it on a lightly floured surface and fold it repeatedly in on itself using the heels of your hands, until it is smooth and all the air is knocked out of it.
  • Lightly knead the dough for another minute then form into a ball. Roll out into a circle to fit your pizzza pan or into a rectangle if using a baking tray
  • Add the dough to the pizza pan, pushing it all the way to the edges.
  • Spread over the tomato sauce and top with the cooked veggies
  • Open and drain the sweetcorn and sprinkle over the pizza
  • Cook in the oven at 220c for 15 mins
  • Remove from the oven and scatter over the basil leaves.


  • The toppings in the recipe are just a suggestion feel free to add your favorites