You are here: Home Food & Kitchen Recipes Vegan Pizza with Falafel Crust Vegan Pizza with Falafel Crust by michellel June 23, 2011, 8:00 am 7 Comments With a delicious, crunchy, falafel crust, this vegan pizza is far from typical. 100% gluten-free, full of protein, fiber, and incredibly healthy! Doesn’t sound very much like a pizza, does it? Vegan Pizza with Falafel Crust Yield: Makes 1 large falafel pizza crust. Ingredients 1/2 cup ground, cooked chickpeas, black beans, or lentils 1 1/2 cup oat flour 1/3 cup ground flax seeds 1/4 cup olive oil 3 teaspoons salt 1 teaspoon baking soda 1 teaspoon molasses cumin, curry, cayenne, and thyme spices, to taste (optional) Toppings: 1 tablespoon pesto sauce 1 red onion, sliced 1 tomato, sliced black olives fresh basil, rosemary, and thyme, to taste salt and pepper, to taste Cooking Directions Preheat your oven to 400°F. Mix all of the ingredients (besides the toppings) in a large bowl and stir until a thick batter forms. When you can no longer stir, use your hands to press the ingredients together. Form the dough into a ball, and use a floured rolling pin to flatten it to 1/2 a centimeter in thickness. Bake for 10-15 minutes at 350°F. Once the crust has baked, layer on your toppings and bake the pizza for another 20 minutes or until crispy. Enjoy! Looking for more vegan pizza inspiration? Check out some of our more traditional vegan pizza ideas. See more Previous article 5 Ways You Can Get Paid To Power Your Home Next article Dive! Film Explores Dumpster Diving and Food Waste 7 Comments Leave a Reply Sounds fabulous! I must try it as I’m not sure how the crust would stay together and not crumble or break ummmm Happy vegan eating Anita Reply I agree about the crust … any tips? Directions for putting it together seem to be left up to our imagination. Reply Just got come clarification on this, and I’m updating the instructions now! Reply Oh my goodness – this sounds AMAZING! I know what I’m making for dinner! 🙂 Reply This looks amazing! I have to try this!!! I am always looking for nice alternatives to the standard pizza crust. Reply When you say 1/2 cup of ground chickpeas, do you mean ground chickpeas that or cooked or like chickpea flour? Reply Just heard back about this one, as well. 🙂 Cooked chickpeas. I’ve updated the recipe to reflect that, too! Reply Leave a Reply Cancel reply Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *Comment Name * Email * Website Upload a photo / attachment to this comment (PNG, JPG, GIF - 6 MB Max File Size): (Allowed file types: jpg, gif, png, maximum file size: 6MB.