Vegan Tikka Masala Pizza Recipe

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Vegan tikka masala pizza

Vegan Tikka Masala Pizza

Tikka Masala translates excellently on pizza. It works as a direct replacement for tomato sauce, yet still has some acidity and heat. In this recipe, I replaced the typical chicken with a smoked tofu and used Follow Your Heart vegan mozzarella cheese. Whether you're vegan or not, this pizza is a grand slam!
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Pizza Style: New York
Oven Type: Home Oven, Outdoor Pizza Oven
Prep Time: 5 minutes
Cook Time: 8 minutes
Dough Making: 1 day
Servings: 4 servings
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  • Begin by preparing your dough the day before.
  • Preheat the pizza oven to 700 degrees F; alternatively, preheat your kitchen oven to the max 550F with a pizza stone.¬†Stretch the dough out thin, approximately 15"-16" round.
  • To assemble the pizza, spread a thin layer of tikka masala sauce on top of the dough. Evenly spread the vegan mozzarella cheese. Then add crumbled tofu and fresno peppers. Optionally, dollop a bit of extra tikka masala sauce on top.
  • Bake for 4 minutes if using a pizza oven, or 6-7 minutes if using a kitchen oven (with the final minute under the broiler one high), until spotted, browned, and gorgeous.
  • Remove from the oven and top with fresh cilantro. Slice and serve right away.
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