The BEST Vegan Taco Pizza w/ Fajita Veggies — Viral Taco Pizza GOES VEGAN!

April 24, 2017

Entree

By: Jasmine Briones 

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The BEST Vegan Taco Pizza w/ Fajita Veggies — Viral Taco Pizza GOES VEGAN!


  • Author: Jasmine Briones
  • Prep Time: 30
  • Cook Time: 40
  • Total Time: 1 hour 10 minutes
  • Yield: 8

Description

That viral taco pizza we’ve all been seeing just got its game stepped up! This is all vegan, oil-free, healthier for ya but with all the delicious flavor!


Ingredients

Easy Mexican Spiced Pizza Sauce

  • 1/2 cup tomato paste
  • 6 tablespoons water
  • 1 teaspoon taco seasoning

1 large pizza dough

Potato Cheese Sauce

  • 2 cups potatoes diced large
  • 1 cup carrots diced large
  • 1/2 cup unsweetened almond milk
  • 1/2 cup nutritional yeast
  • 1/3 cup raw cashews soaked overnight
  • 1 tablespoon lemon juice
  • 12 teaspoons salt to taste
  • 1/4 teaspoon onion powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon garlic powder

Fajita Veggies

  • 2 portobello mushrooms, sliced into strips
  • 2 cups potatoes, diced small
  • 1 1/2 cups red onion, sliced thin
  • 1 cup bell peppers (1 large or 2 small), sliced into strips
  • 1/2 cup water or vegetable broth, divided
  • 2 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1 tablespoon taco seasoning

Additional ingredients

  • 1618 corn tortillas
  • 16 oz refried beans
  • 2 cups lettuce, sliced into thin strips
  • 1 cup pico de gallo
  • 1/4 cup cilantro, to garnish
  • 1 cup guacamole

Instructions

Pizza Base

  1. Preheat oven to 450F and line a large baking sheet.

  2. Roll out pizza dough into a 14″ circle, then prick with a few holes to avoid bubbling up.

  3. Mix all ingredients of the sauce together until smooth, and evenly distribute over crust.

  4. Place into the oven and bake for 12-15 minutes, or until fluffy and golden.

Potato Cheese Sauce

  1. Soak cashews overnight, or at least 8 hours. Drain and set aside.

  2. Place potatoes and carrots into a steamer and steam until easily poked with a fork.

  3. Add the steamed cashews, steamed vegetables plus all of the remaining ingredients into a high speed blender and process until smooth.

  4. Taste and adjust salt as needed.

Fajita Veggies

  1. In a large pan over medium heat, add in 1/4 cup of the water, onions and garlic. Saute until translucent and fragrant, adding more liquid as needed.

  2. Add in the remaining ingredients and mix until uniform. Cook until soft, about 6 minutes. If the potatoes need more time, cover and allow it to “steam” until soft.

Tacos

  1. Warm tortillas on a pan or directly over the fire on medium-low heat to soften up.

  2. Add the desired amount of each ingredient into your tacos, assembling about 14-16 to start and making more later as needed to fill the top of the pizza.

Assembly

  1. Once crust is cooked, assemble tacos around the outer rim of the pizza, making more tacos if needed.

  2. Fill the middle of the pizza with guacamole, then top with cilantro and more cheese sauce.

  3. To serve, cut into about 8 slices, being sure to not cut through the tacos but aside each one to preserve them for presentation.

Notes

To speed up the time of the recipe, you can make each component at the same time (i.e bake crust while steaming vegetables and sautéing fajitas).

  • Category: Entree

Nutrition

  • Serving Size: 1 slice

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  1. […] sure to check out the recipe for The BEST Vegan Taco Pizza after you are done reading this one […]

  2. TOTALLY EPIC!! Love this creative, fun hybrid! Perfect for a party. 😀

  3. I wasn’t aware of the taco pizza before now, but I’m so happy you created a vegan version!

  4. Brandie says:

    I think I’m in love with you, ok this recipe! OMG you took the best of a few worlds and brought them together! I need to try this.

  5. Vegan Heaven says:

    Oh my gosh! This taco pizza looks AMAZING, Jasmine! I’m seriously drooling over here. 🙂 I actually posted a recipe for a vegan taco pizza myself just the other week. But mine is a bit different: http://veganheaven.org/recipe/taco-pizza-vegan-super-easy/ Can’t wait to try yours! 🙂

  6. I need this in my life right now! Why have I never had a taco pizza? How have I never thought about doing this? Great recipe! I know what I am doing for dinner tomorrow night!

  7. Francisco Rodriguez says:

    SO CREATIVE AND LOOKS DELISH! I showed my Mexican Grandmother this and she said “MADRE MIA, QUE PIZZA ES ESA?!” (translates to:”MOTHER OF MINE, WHAT TYPE OF PIZZA IS THAT?!”) Literally need to make this, and again creative! SO COOL!

  8. Barbara says:

    This looks delicious!

  9. Gloria says:

    This recipe is so delicious! I love pizza and I love tacos- but I am also vegan and love simple cooking. Thanks for making this so easy!

  10. Amanda R. says:

    Adding this to my list of recipes I have to try. It looks amazing !

  11. Tatum says:

    This looks amazing! I love the guac in the center!

  12. Chely C. says:

    Pizza and tacos! ?

  13. Heather says:

    This looks amazing. I can’t believe it’s oil free too.

  14. Taylor says:

    I love both tocos and pizza. This is such a good idea. Love it!

  15. Calli Coggins says:

    I have got to make this!! Looks absolutely amazing? Love your recipes!

  16. Melissa K. says:

    This looks sooo good, can’t wait to try it! Love all your recipes!

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