Vegetarian Sausage Substitute Pizza

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Courtesy of Lightlife Foods 

Prep: 15 mins
Cook: 16 mins
Total: 31 mins
Servings: 6 to 8 servings
Yield: 1 12-inch pizza
Nutrition Facts (per serving)
2550 Calories
62g Fat
427g Carbs
76g Protein
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Nutrition Facts
Servings: 6 to 8
Amount per serving
Calories 2550
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 62g 80%
Saturated Fat 10g 48%
Cholesterol 2mg 1%
Sodium 5509mg 240%
Total Carbohydrate 427g 155%
Dietary Fiber 42g 150%
Total Sugars 16g
Protein 76g
Vitamin C 35mg 175%
Calcium 317mg 24%
Iron 27mg 150%
Potassium 2112mg 45%
*The % Daily Value (DV) tells you how much a nutrient in a food serving contributes to a daily diet. 2,000 calories a day is used for general nutrition advice.
(Nutrition information is calculated using an ingredient database and should be considered an estimate.)

Vegetarian "sausage" tops off this meaty Mediterranean-inspired vegan pizza recipe with pesto, vegan mozzarella cheese and artichokes. Sure, you could make just a plain vegan pizza, but this pesto and sausage pizza recipe is a gourmet masterpiece!

Recipe and photo courtesy of Lightlife Foods.

Ingredients

  • 12 ounces Italian-style vegetarian sausages

  • 1 tablespoon olive oil

  • 1 (12-inch) prebaked thin pizza crust

  • 3/4 cup tomato sauce

  • 1 (14-ounce) can artichoke hearts, drained and chopped

  • 1 cup grated vegan mozzarella cheese substitute

  • 1/4 cup prepared vegan pesto

Steps to Make It

  1. Preheat the oven to 450 F.

  2. In a skillet, heat oil over medium heat. Add vegetarian sausages; cook 6 to 8 minutes or until browned. Cut into 1/2-inch rounds.

  3. Place pizza crust on baking sheet and spread with tomato sauce, leaving a 1-inch border. Scatter sausage and artichokes on top, then sprinkle with non-dairy cheese.

  4. Bake pizza for 12 to 14 minutes or until cheese is melted and golden.

  5. Remove from oven, dot with pesto; bake 2 minutes more.

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