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Vegan Pizza With Polenta Base

Vegan, gluten free pizza is so easy to make...

Polenta is a quick alternative to wheat for pizza dough, but it is pretty bland - so we always try adding extras to cheer it up...

For a large pizza - we measure out 1 litre of boiling water, using a little to fry garlic & onions in a large saucepan, along with basil, oregano & smoked paprika. We also add sea salt & lots of crushed black pepper (otherwise it's just too bland for us). Once the onions & garlic are softened, we add the rest of the water & bring to the boil. Take the pan off the heat & stir in the polenta (250g to 1 litre of water). A hand blender is good to make sure it's mixed in properly & we use greaseproof paper so it doesn't stick on the tray. Once it's spread evenly on the tray, stick it in a hot oven for about 15 minutes - until it's just starting to brown. Leave to cool.

Choose your veggies...
We started with a layer of passata, then scrambled tofu, sliced steamed potatoes, sun dried tomatoes, mushrooms, courgette & red pepper. Topped with more black pepper & oregano.
Bang it in a hot oven for around 20 minutes...

We'll never win awards for presentation, but there you have it!

Really easy to make, vegan, gluten-free pizza... Delicious!!!

Kay & Sime

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