Quinoa Crust Pizza

Quinoa Crust Pizza (from Beans Not Bambi)

Makes one 9″ Pizza. This recipe can easily be doubled to make 2 pizzas!

Crust Ingredients:

  • 3/4 c uncooked quinoa
  • 1/4 c water plus more for soaking
  • 1 tsp baking powder
  • 1/2 tsp garlic powder
  • 1/2 tsp onion powder
  • 1/2 tsp rosemary

Directions:

  1. Place the quinoa in a bowl, cover with water.  Soak 4-6 hours.
  2. Preheat oven to 425 degrees.
  3. Rinse quinoa after soaking.
  4. Place in food processor with remaining crust ingredients.
  5. Process for about 2-3 minutes until it forms a paste.
  6. Spread into silicone baking pan (or you can line a regular pan with parchment paper).
  7. Bake 15 minutes.
  8. Flip over and bake another 5 minutes.

Toppings:

  • 1/4 c hummus (Easy Hummus or Pizza Hummus are easy to make!)
  • 1/8 cup pizza sauce
  • 1 Tbsp nutritional yeast (optional)
  • 1/4 onion, chopped
  • 1/4 bell pepper, chopped
  • 1/3 c broccoli, chopped
  • 1/2 c cherry tomatoes, quartered
  • Artichokes, fresh basil, and red pepper flakes work well too.

Directions for creating pizza:

On the pre-baked crust, spread a layer of the hummus first, then a thin layer of pizza sauce followed by a sprinkle of nutritional yeast.  Pile the veggies on as desired (you can use any of your favorite veggies).  Bake another 10 minutes.  Slice and enjoy!

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