Vegan Pita Pizzas

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Pita Pizzas make a great kid friendly weeknight dinner.

 

INGREDIENTS:

  • 6 whole-wheat pitas

FOR THE TOMATO SAUCE

  • 2 large tomatoes, diced
  • 4 sun-dried tomatoes (not packed in oil)
  • 3 tablespoons tomato puree
  • 1 tablespoon apple cider vinegar
  • 1 ½ teaspoons maple syrup
  • 2 cloves garlic
  • 1 large handful of fresh basil
  • 1 tablespoon dried oregano
  • 1 ½ teaspoons dried thyme
  • sea salt and freshly ground black pepper

TOPPINGS

  • 1 cup olives, halved
  • ½ cup diced smoked tofu
  • 10–12 pickled peperoncini, sliced
  • ½ zucchini, thinly sliced or shaved
  • 3 tablespoons Vegan Parmesan
  • fresh basil

 

METHOD:

1. Preheat the oven to 400°F.

2. Combine the diced tomatoes, sun-dried tomatoes, tomato puree, vinegar, maple syrup, garlic, a handful of fresh basil, oregano, and thyme in a blender; season with salt and pepper to taste. Puree until smooth.

3. Place the pitas on a baking sheet and spread tomato sauce on top. Scatter the olives, tofu, pepperoncini, and shaved zucchini over the sauce.

4. Bake for 15 to 20 minutes.

5. Sprinkle Vegan Parmesan and fresh basil over pizzas and enjoy!