15 of the best vegan pizzas that taste better than a takeaway

Author: Rachel Smith

Say no to takeaways and have a go at making your own vegan pizza with our pick of the best vegan pizza recipes.

Pizza is the star of the fast-food world, and it’s many people’s go-to meal when they fancy a little slice of happiness on a Friday night.

It’s also the one dish that many people think that those on a vegan diet miss out on due to its cheesy toppings. But as we all know, that couldn’t be further from the truth!

There are so many ways to get creative with vegan pizza recipes as you can customise every element from the cheese and toppings right down to the base.

You can opt for a more traditional dough to create your base or even try something new by adding in veggies and chia seeds to add flavour and texture.

Feast your eyes on these awesome vegan pizza recipes, from Margherita pizzas with melty vegan mozzarella to deep-dish Chicago-style pizza pies, and have yourself a deliciously dairy-free pizza party!

1. Vegan BBQ Hawaiian Pizza

There’s no debating with this vegan BBQ Hawaiian pizza as it proves once and for all that pineapple belongs on pizza! The tangy mix of sweet pineapple, savoury BBQ sauce and creamy cashew cheese makes this pizza a taste sensation.

Vegan BBQ Hawaiian Pizza

2. Vegan Deep Dish Pizza

Somewhere between a pizza and a pie, this deep-dish pizza is a must-try for anyone who loves pizza. It’s loaded with vegan cheese and chunky tomato sauce and you can add any additional toppings you like to make your perfect plant-based pizza pie.

Chicago Deep-Dish Vegan Pizza

3. BBQ Walnut ‘Meat’ Pizza

This pretty pizza is topped with a tempting array of ingredients like BBQ flavour ‘walnut meat’ and a rainbow-coloured veggies for the ultimate Friday-night feast.

BBQ Walnut ‘Meat’ Vegan Pizza

4. Vegan Neapolitan Pizza

Experience the authentic tastes of a Neapolitan pizza vegan-style with this simple but totally satisfying vegan pizza recipe.

It features a classic Neapolitan pizza base topped with vegan cheese and tomatoes and fresh basil so you can enjoy a taste of Italy from the comfort of your own home.

Vegan Neapolitan Pizza

5. Vegan Butternut Squash Pizza

If you’re not a fan of vegan cheese then this butternut squash pizza is a great option that makes veggies the star of the show. Instead, it features a creamy topping made from sweet potato, garlic and herbs.

Vegan Butternut Squash Pizza

6. Vegan BBQ Chicken Pizza

BBQ chicken is a classic pizza topping that never fails to please with it’s mix of sweet and smoky flavours. This ones swaps meat for vegan chicken pieces with red onions and peppers adding extra flavour. It’s so easy to make but absolutely impossible to resist going back for another slice!

BBQ Chicken Pizza

7. Vegan Courgette, Mushroom & Truffle Oil Pizza

When your pizza dough is this perfect, you don’t need to overload it with millions of toppings to make a tasty pizza. This one focuses on simple, fresh ingredients like courgette and mushroom with a little (vegan) truffle oil to bring the flavour.

Vegan Courgette, Mushroom & Truffle Oil Pizza

8. Vegan Romanesco Pizza with Cashew Cream, Salsa Verde and Pine Nuts

This Romanesco pizza is such a delightful way to get more greens into your diet. Cashews give it a creamy element without the need for dairy, while the flavoursome salsa verde is full of zesty, herby flavours to ensure each bite is bliss.

Vegan Romanesco Pizza with Cashew Cream, Salsa Verde and Pine Nuts

9. Vegan Sun-Dried Tomato Pizza with Mustard Veggies

One of the best things about vegan pizza recipes is that they celebrate vegetables in all their glory. They’re also much lighter than pizzas loaded with dairy cheese so you can enjoy that extra slice without feeling heavy.

This one has a lovely, tangy bite as the dressing for the top is made from mustard and it’s also gluten-free too.

Vegan Sun-Dried Tomato Pizza Recipe with Mustard Veggies

10. Rocket Pesto Vegan Pizza

Delight your tastebuds and arouse your senses with this heavenly herby pizza. It’s got rocket, pesto, and pine nuts to make one posh pizza you’ll want to make every week.

Rocket Pesto Vegan Pizza

11. Vegan Roasted Garlic Flatbread Pizza with Caramelised Onions

Pizza and garlic bread go hand in hand, but this clever recipes combines the two so you can have the best of both worlds! Topped with roasted garlic and caramelised onion, it’s truly tempting.

Vegan Roasted Garlic Flatbread Pizza with Caramelised Onions

12. Vegan Spelt Pizza with Spinach Pesto & Cashew Cheese

Spinach pesto and cashew cheese add flavour and colour to this healthy vegan pizza recipe.

Vegan Spelt Pizza with Spinach Pesto & Cashew Cheese

13. Vegan Pizza Margherita 

A delicious pizza Margherita, with homemade tomato sauce and homemade vegan mozzarella that is just as tasty as any non-vegan pizza you may have had. In fact, you can hardly even tell it’s vegan (whatever that means!).

vegan pizza recipes

14. Caramelised Mushroom Pizza

Just when you thought mushrooms couldn’t get more delicious, here they are caramelised and sitting atop a beautifully fluffy yet crispy pizza dough with a creamy white sauce.

Add a little vegan mozzarella, sweet onion and fresh rosemary and soon you’ll be enjoying one of the tastiest pizzas of your life.

15. Vegan Breakfast Pizza 

Is it pizza for breakfast or breakfast-topped pizza for lunch? No matter what it is… it’s amazing!

This one’s topped it with tofu scramble, mushrooms, veggie sausage, tomato sauce and vegan cheese shreds, so now you can enjoy your favourite meal at breakfast too!

vegan pizza recipes

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Try these vegan takeaway recipes you can make at home.

Written by

Rachel Smith

Having launched the brand's digital presence in 2015, Rachel shares her love for animals and the planet through her work as Vegan Food & Living’s Digital Editor. As a passionate vegan for over eight years, Rachel loves creating delicious vegan dessert recipes for her award-winning blog, Rawberry Fields. Rachel's recipes and photography have been featured in numerous international print and digital publications including the Daily Mail, Huffington Post, Thrive, and Buzzfeed. You can follow Rachel at @rawberryfields

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