Vegetarian Pizza Topping Ideas

Fresh Ideas for Vegetarian Pizzas

Tired of the same old one-topping cheese pizza? Sounds like a classic case of “vegetarian pizza burnout.” Lucky for you, you’ve come to the right place. At The Pizza Plant, we’re all about (you guessed it) pizza! Especially the vegetarian and vegan kinds. Better yet, we have countless ideas up our sleeves when it comes to spicing up your pizza. Whether it be adding new and exciting toppings, trying out a unique sauce, or sprinkling your ‘za with fresh herbs – we have tons of great (and delicious) ideas for how you can make your pizza taste great again. Keep reading!

Pop quiz: You’re on the search for an easy-to-make, tastier-than-ever vegetarian pizza. What’s the first idea that should pop into your mind? Aha! “Head to my local grocery store or shop online for The Pizza Plant?” You got it. Our pizzas are not only vegetarian, but fully vegan, scratch-made, Organic, wholesome, and so delicious – you won’t even believe they’re better for you and the environment. The best part is, all you have to do is pop our frozen pizzas in the oven, and just like that, you’ll have a vegetarian pizza that’s ready to devour. Take it from us: The best ideas always start with The Pizza Plant! 

How Do I Make Vegetarian Pizza At Home?

Making a vegetarian pizza in the comfort of your own kitchen is quite simple. And, we have some great ideas for how you can make your pizza a little more fun! Keep on reading to hear them all.

Let’s start at the crust – for obvious reasons. The majority of pizza doughs are vegetarian-friendly, as they don’t contain meat. You can purchase a pre-made dough or frozen pizza crust at most grocery stores, and these will usually contain a mixture of flour, yeast, water, salt and oil– all vegetarian ingredients. You can also make your own dough at home using these ingredients, or you can add a few more ingredients to make the dough unique and even tastier. If you’re looking for a dough that’s more out of the box, try out this Homemade Italian Herb Pizza Dough recipe, or this Garlic Pizza Crust recipe.

What’s a pizza without toppings? There are tons of pre-made sauces that you can slather onto your pizza crust. For that classic pizza taste, go for a red marinara sauce, or to spice things up a bit, try a creamy white sauce or pesto. If you’re looking to make your own sauce or pesto, try this 10 Minute Garlic White Pizza Sauce recipe, or this Fresh Basil Pesto recipe. If you eat dairy as a vegetarian, top your pizza with some fresh mozarella, ricotta, parmasean, or cheddar. But, if you’re looking to keep your pizza dairy-free, opt for a vegan version of cheese. You can find lots of dairy-free cheese alternatives at your local grocery store, and you can head to this list of the best vegan cheeses for pizza to find the one that suits your personal taste. Next, add your favorite veggies, herbs, and seasonings to your pizza to give it extra flavor, texture, and nutrients. Keep it traditional by adding things like onion, green pepper, tomato, and oregano, or step it up a notch by adding things like jalapenos, pinneaple, arugula, or plantbased meats. 

Looking for a few other unique pizza topping ideas? We’ve got them and will list them out below! For a more in depth list, click here. Note, this list isn’t fully vegetarian friendly. But, feel free to skip out on the suggested meat toppings or try swapping them out for plantbased alternatives! A common misconception about vegetarians is that they simply don’t like the taste of meat, which is why they choose to forgo it all together. Although this is true for some, many people stick to a vegetarian diet for ethical or health reasons. If you’re a vegetarian, you may actually still prefer and crave the taste of meat, and therefore, opt for vegetarian alternatives to meat when choosing a protein source for a meal. There are many vegetarian and vegan versions of pepperoni and sausage on the market, and at The Pizza Plant, we top both of our signature plantbased pizzas with delicious vegan meats.

Here’s a list of our top 10 wacky pizza topping ideas:

  1. Fruits
  2. Cinnamon and sugar (for a dessert pizza – yum!)
  3. Thai curry and tofu
  4. Buffalo sauce and ranch
  5. Impossible Meat
  6. Tempeh Bacon
  7. Potatoes
  8. Pickles (just trust us)
  9. Gorgonzola cheese and mushrooms
  10. Eggs (for a breakfast pizza!)

Where Can I Find The Best Pre-made Vegetarian Pizzas?

We’re glad you asked. Anywhere, really! You can find a great vegetarian pizza at your local pizza joint. Just be sure to tell them that you’re vegetarian to ensure they don’t include any meat ingredients. You can even order vegetarian pizzas at fast-food chains like Pizza Hut (check out this article to learn how to eat vegetarian at Pizza Hut.) You can also head to the frozen section in your local grocery store to find tons of vegetarian pizza selections. Any classic cheese pizzas or veggie pizzas should be vegetarian-friendly. Of course, just always check the label to be sure.

If you’re looking for vegetarian-friendly pizzas that are healthier for you, contain tasty vegetarian meats, and are organic and scratch-made, check out The Pizza Plant. Our pizzas are 100% plantbased, better for both you and the planet, and mouth-wateringly good. Both our cheese and meat alternatives are dairy-free and vegan, meaning you won’t have to worry about cross-contamination when diving into your delicious pizza. We said it before and we’ll say it again: When it comes to answering the question, “what’s for dinner?,” the best ideas always start with The Pizza Plant. 

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