Vegan "Sausage" and Peppers Pizza ft. Daiya Foods Cutting Board Shreds

Pizza Time! But make it Vegan. So I will be the first to admit, I am not a Vegan, and I LOVE cheese. I know some of you out there have dietary restrictions and lifestyle choices though, so this one is for you. @daiyafoods NEW Cutting Board Shreds are great for meals involving ooeygooey cheese, like pizza!

Vegan “Sausage” and Peppers Pizza

Makes 4 Mini Pizzas


-1 lb plant based "meat" protein

-3 tbsp red wine vinegar

-2 tsp smoked paprika

-2 tsp chili powder

-1/4 tsp cayenne pepper

-2 tsp minced garlic

-1/4 tsp dried oregano

-1/4 tsp cumin

-1tsp olive oil

-1 sweet red or yellow pepper, chopped

-store bought pizza dough

-1 bag of Daiya Mozzarella Style Cutting Board Shreds

-green onions, chopped

-kosher salt

-ground black pepper


1. In a large skillet, heat a tsp of olive oil, then brown 1lb of your favorite plant based “meat” protein. Break it up into small pieces. Add 3 tbsp of red wine vinegar, 2 tsp smoked paprika, 2 tsp chili powder, 1/4 tsp cayenne pepper, 2 tsp minced garlic, 1 tsp kosher salt, 1/4 tsp ground black pepper, 1/4 tsp dried oregano, and 1/4 tsp ground cumin. Stir to combine and let cook for 5 more minutes. We’re going for ground chorizo vibes here!

2. In a small skillet, heat a tsp of olive oil, then add a chopped sweet pepper. I used 4 yellow and orange mini sweet peppers for more color. Sprinkle with salt and pepper. Sauté on low heat for 5 min.

3. Use your favorite pizza dough, either homemade or store bought. Quarter the dough ball- we’re making 4 mini pizzas!

4. Stretch your dough out into a round. I roll the sides of mine up slightly for a nice crust.

5. Place your dough in an air fryer on 400 degrees, or in a regular oven at 450 degrees for 6 minutes.

6. Take out of oven, top with a few tbsp of your favorite red sauce, sprinkle with Daiya Mozzarella Style Cutting Board Shreds and return to the air fryer or oven for another 3 minutes to get the cheese melty.

7. Remove pie from oven, and top with some of the “Chorizo,” some of the sautéed peppers, and chopped green onions.

Thanks @thekitchn for helping me test out Daiya’s new Cutting Board Shreds!


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