Jackfruit Chimichurri Pizza

20 mins
15 mins
2-4

Discover new grilled plant possibilities with this special edition Planted recipe from @TurnipVegan. Bring a symphony of spices to the table with  a next-level sauce mixed with tender jackfruit and smothered on a buttery, crispy vegan crust. This pie will change your life.

Interested in exploring plant-based flavors? Check out our Planted series.

Ingredients

For the Pizza

  • 1 pizza dough, about 15 oz
  • 2 tablespoons chimichurri sauce
  • 2 cups vegan mozzarella, shredded
  • 1/2 red onion, sliced thin
  • 3 ounces jackfruit, cooked and seasoned
  • 3 tablespoon black olives, chopped
  • 1 cup spinach

For the Pizza Sauce

  • 3 garlic cloves, finely chopped
  • 2 tablespoons red wine vinegar
  • 1/2 cup parsley, chopped
  • 1 1/2 whole red chili peppers
  • 3/4 teaspoon dried oregano
  • 1/4 cup olive oil
  • 1/4 cup vegan cream cheese
  • 1/2 cup avocado oil
  • 2 tablespoons vegan mayo
  • salt & pepper to taste

Directions

Step 1 Of 6
1
In a bowl, combine garlic cloves, red wine vinegar, parsley, chili peppers, oregano, olive oil, cream cheese, avocado oil and vegan mayo. Set aside.
2
Oil the griddle with cooking oil and preheat your grill to 500°F.
3
Roll out your pizza dough and stretch dough to an even thickness of about 1/8 inch.
Hot Tip
Don’t worry too much about making a perfect circle.
4
Add a layer of chimichurri sauce to the entire pizza dough and then top with onions, spinach, cooked jackfruit, black olives and mozzarella cheese.
5
Place the pizza on the griddle or pizza stone for 8 to 12 minutes or until the pizza is golden brown.
6
Drizzle more chimichurri sauce on top of the pizza, slice and serve.
Hot Tip
Dip your pizza crust in the extra sauce.
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