Vegan Gluten Free Pizza Crust

I have been searching for a great vegan gluten free pizza crust that is also free of soy, dairy, cashews, etc. because of my food allergies. After I found one, it became scarce  and now I can’t find it. I tried another one but the texture was like chewing gum. I decided tonight to try and make my own pizza crust from scratch and it is a huge hit! I couldn’t be happier.

 

Vegan Gluten Free Pizza Crust Ingredients:

  • 1 package rapid active dry yeast
  • 1 tsp sugar
  • 1 1/4 cup warm water
  • 1 cup brown rice flour
  • 1 cup tapioca flour
  • 1/2 cup quinoa flour
  • 3/4 cup cornmeal
  • 2-4 tbsp extra virgin olive oil
  • 1 tsp salt
  • vegan egg replacer for 2 eggs
  • Cornstarch

 

Preparation:

  1. Preheat oven 450 degrees. This will make 1 regular size pizza or 2 medium-small size pizzas.
  2. In a bowl combine sugar with warm water, let the sugar dissolve and then add the packet of dry rapid active yeast. Stir and then put the bowl in a warm dry place so the yeast can propagate- about 5
  3. Prepare a pizza pan or other pan accordingly. You will need to spray the pan with non-stick spray.
  4. In a separate bowl, combine: brown rice flour, tapioca flour, quinoa flour and cornmeal. Mix the dry flours
  5. After the yeast has propagated, pour all of the yeast/water in the bowl with the flours. Also pour in 2 tbsp extra virgin olive oil, 1 tsp salt and your 2 eggs or vegan egg replacer for 2 eggs. Stir well until all is well combined. The dough will be
  6. Then sprinkle some cornstarch on your hands and form the dough into a ball or 2 balls. If you are going to season the crust you need to do it now. Then press the crust onto the
  7. Let sit in a warm dry place while you make your toppings and sauce. (about 15 minutes)
  8. Then bake the crust without toppings on it for 5 minutes. Take it out of the oven and pour a small amount of olive oil over the top to moisten the crust a little
  9. Put your sauce and toppings on the pizza now. Then bake at 450 for another 15-25 minutes until well browned or until it reaches your desired doneness. Crust will be nice, slightly crisp and have a great

 

Yum!

Enjoy 🙂

 

If you need a quick pizza sauce I use 1 small 8 oz can of Hunts regular tomato sauce  with 3/4 tsp garlic powder, 1 tsp onion powder, 1/2 tsp ground oregano, and 1.5 tsp dried basil. Mix together and heat on high until a slight boil. Then it is ready to go!