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Mexican Pizza

30 min

Meal

This meal is the perfect combination of two classics: tacos and pizza. It's super quick and wonderfully filling, with just the right kick of spice. The cilantro yogurt mayo sounds like a crazy idea, but it's the best creamy and delicious topping on this comforting pizza.

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Total

30 min

Prep

10 min

Cook

20 min

Contains

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sesame

Ingredients

Pizza

  • 1 tsp (5 mL)
    vegetable oil
  • 3
    cloves garlic, crushed
  • 1 cup (113 g)
    soy veggie ground
  • 2 Tbsp (30 mL)
    water
  • 2
    8-inch (20 cm) ready-made pizza crusts
  • 1 tsp (5 mL)
    olive oil
  • 5 Tbsp (75 mL)
    canned tomato paste
  • 1
    red bell pepper, diced
  • ½
    red onion, thinly sliced
  • ⅓ cup (55 g)
    canned corn
  • ¼ cup (38 g)
    pickled jalapeño slices
  • 10
    cherry tomatoes, cut in half
  • 1
    avocado, sliced
  • 1
    stalk green onion, sliced

Cilantro yogurt mayo

  • ¼ cup (60 mL)
    unsweetened soy yogurt
  • 2 Tbsp (30 mL)
    vegan mayonnaise
  • 2 Tbsp (2 g)
    fresh cilantro
  • ¼ tsp
    salt

Optional garnish

  • fresh cilantro
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Directions

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  1. Add the oil to a small pan on high heat. When hot, add the garlic and cook for 2 minutes until the garlic is lightly golden.
  2. Then add the vegan soy veggie ground, spice mix, and water. Cook for another 2 minutes.
  3. Preheat the oven to 390°F (200°C).
  4. Lightly brush the top of the pizza crusts with some olive oil, then spread over the tomato paste.
  5. Divide the soy ground mixture over the two pizzas, and top with the bell pepper, onion, corn, jalapeños, and cherry tomatoes.
  6. Bake in the centre rack of the oven for 12 - 15 minutes, or until the crust is lightly golden.
  7. While pizza is baking, make cilantro sauce by mixing the ingredients in a small bowl.
  8. When the pizza is done, top it with dollops of the yogurt sauce, some sliced avocado, and sliced green onions. Enjoy!

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Plate method

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Grains 41%

8-inch (20 cm) ready-made pizza crust

Proteins 13%

soy veggie ground

unsweetened soy yogurt

Fruits & Veggies 46%

clove garlic

canned tomato paste

red bell pepper

red onion

canned corn

pickled jalapeño slices

cherry tomato

avocado

stalk green onion

fresh cilantro

Calcium

unsweetened soy yogurt

Fat

vegetable oil

olive oil

avocado

vegan mayonnaise

Nutrition info

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