Deep Dish Quiche Pizza [Vegan, Gluten-Free]

A sweet potato crust is made from millet and chickpea flours pressed into a cake pan to make it deep dish. lt’s topped with a rich, homemade tomato sauce and filled with a fluffy tofu ricotta and kale filling, roasted Mediterranean vegetables or any vegetables of your choice. The final touch is a drizzle of cheesy tahini sauce. You’ll never get bored of pizza with a dish like this.

DEEP DISH QUICHE PIZZA [VEGAN, GLUTEN-FREE]

THIS RECIPE IS :

Dairy FreeGluten-free RecipesVegan

SERVES

8

COOK TIME

65

INGREDIENTS

FOR THE SWEET POTATO CRUST:

  • 1 large sweet potato, baked or boiled with skin on
  • 1/2 cup mix of millet and chickpea flour, or any flour
  • 1/2 cup water
  • 2 tablespoons chia seeds, ground
  • 1/2 teaspoon baking powder

FOR THE TOMATO PIZZA SAUCE:

  • 4 tomatoes, chopped or 1/2 cup tomato paste or 1/2 cup tomato pizza sauce
  • 1 clove garlic
  • Oregano and other herbs, as desired

FOR THE TOFU RICOTTA AND KALE QUICHE FILLING:

  • 5.3 ounces firm tofu
  • 2 handfuls kale
  • 1/4 cup non-dairy milk
  • 1/4 cup nutritional yeast
  • Salt, pepper, and herbs as desired
  • Vegetables, as desired

FOR THE CHEESE SAUCE:

  • 2 tablespoons tahini
  • 2 tablespoons nutritional yeast
  • 2 tablespoons water

PREPARATION

TO MAKE THE CRUST:

  1. Preheat oven to 390°F. Line a round cake pan or pie dish with baking paper.
  2. In a food processor, pulse all crust ingredients until smooth and combined.
  3. Spread crust on bottom and lower sides of cake pan/pie dish. Bake in oven for 20 minutes.

TO MAKE THE TOMATO SAUCE:

  1. If you are making your own sauce, place all ingredients in a saucepan with a dash of water. Bring the saucepan to boil then simmer until tomatoes have reduced to a sauce-like consistency. Set aside.

TO MAKE THE TOFU RICOTTA:

  1. In a food processor, pulse all ingredients until smooth and it forms a paste-like consistency. If it is not smooth enough, add more milk
  2. Prepare vegetables.

TO ASSEMBLE:

  1. Remove crust from oven. Spread tomato pizza sauce on base, then ricotta filling, then vegetables.
  2. Bake pizza in oven for 45 minutes or until the crust starts to come away from the sides of the pan/pan.
  3. Meanwhile, make the cheese sauce by mixing all ingredients until smooth. Add more water for a thinner sauce. Set aside.
  4. Remove pizza from oven and drizzle with cheese sauce.

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AUTHOR & RECIPE DETAILS

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Hi, I am Anthea! On my blog Rainbow Nourishments, I share recipes for quirky and colourful plant-based food. I hope that I can help people find ways to nourish themselves and maintain a good sense of wellbeing. When I’m not blogging or taking photographs, I am making raw vegan cakes for my small cake business or simply walking in nature!

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