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Grilled Veggie Pizza with Yeast-Free Crust (Vegan)

Recipe for a vegan Grilled Veggie Pizza with homemade quick yeast-free pizza crust and topped with zucchini, mushrooms, red bell pepper and red onion.  No yeast = no rise = no wait. The perfect recipe for spontaneous pizza cravings! :)

Grilled Vegetable Pizza

Sometimes I just need a pizza fix. Fast. Like. Right now. And there’s no time to make a regular pizza dough with yeast and let it sit and rise for an hour or two. I’m sure you have no idea what I’m talking about ;) but if you’ll ever find yourself in the situation of spontaneous pizza cravings, I have the perfect homemade yeast-free vegan pizza crust recipe for you, which I’ve used for this pizza.

You’ll only need 5 very basic ingredients for the crust: 

  • flour (I used all-purpose flour. If you can get your hands on 00-flour that would be best for making pizza or you could also use whole wheat, spelt or a mix for making the crust more nutritious and healthier)
  • baking powder (this is our leavening agent because we’re not using yeast)
  • salt
  • olive oil
  • water

I’ve topped this Grilled Veggie Pizza with homemade tomato sauce, vegan cheese shreds (I used the german brand Wilmersburger, but you can use any you like and have available to you, or you could use my vegan cheese sauce recipe), lots of mushrooms, red bell pepper, zucchini and red onion. What a combo!

Pro-tip: To make the crust extra crispy and flavorful, I’ve brushed the crust with olive oil (actually I’ve used olive oil with herbs from the jar of marinated artichokes) before baking. So good!

Grilled Veggie Pizza

Grilled Veggie Pizza with Yeast-Free Crust

Vegan Grilled Vegetable Pizza

Grilled Veggie Pizza with Yeast-Free Crust

Grilled Veggie Pizza with Yeast-Free Crust

Grilled Vegetable Pizza

Grilled Veggie Pizza with Yeast-Free Crust

Elephantastic Vegan
Recipe for a vegan Grilled Veggie Pizza with homemade quick yeast-free pizza crust. No yeast = no rise = no wait. For spontaneous pizza cravings! :)
4.41 from 5 votes
Prep Time 25 minutes
Cook Time 25 minutes
Total Time 50 minutes
Course Main Course
Cuisine Italian, Vegan
Servings 2 pizzas
Calories 873 kcal


Yeast-Free Pizza Crust

  • 2 1/2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1 tablespoon baking powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1 teaspoon olive oil
  • 2/3 cup lukewarm water

Pizza Sauce

  • 1/2 cup tomato purée
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon dried oregano
  • 1/2 teaspoon dried basil


  • 1 teaspoon olive oil + more for brushing the crust
  • 1/2 zucchini , sliced
  • 1 red bell pepper , cut in chunks
  • 5 cups mushrooms , sliced
  • 1 red onion , sliced
  • 3/4 cup vegan cheese shreds alternatively you can also use a homemade cheese sauce
  • 1 pinch salt


  • For the pizza dough: Combine the all-purpose flour, baking powder and salt in a large bowl. Add the olive oil and water (little by little) and knead until a smooth dough forms. You might not need all the water or add a bit more. The dough should be non-sticky. If it get's too sticky, add a bit more flour. You can either knead it by hand or let it knead in a kitchen machine.
  • For the pizza sauce: Combine the tomato purée, salt, dried oregano and dried basil. 
  • In a large pan, heat the olive oil and add the zucchini, red bell pepper, mushrooms and red onion. Season with a pinch of salt and let it cook on medium to high heat until the veggies are soft. 
  • Pre-heat the oven to 480°F/250°C.
  • Divide the pizza dough into two equal parts and roll them each out on a lightly floured parchment paper. Spread the tomato sauce on top. Cover with vegan cheese shreds and veggies. Brush the crust with olive oil (or herbed olive oil if you have one available!). Bake the pizzas in the oven for about 15 minutes until crispy. Enjoy! 


The dough does not have to rest, because there's no yeast in it.


Calories: 873kcalCarbohydrates: 156gProtein: 28gFat: 15gSaturated Fat: 4gSodium: 1363mgPotassium: 2157mgFiber: 12gSugar: 14gVitamin A: 2295IUVitamin C: 100.8mgCalcium: 366mgIron: 11.6mg
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Recipe Rating


Sunday 13th of January 2019

I added onion and garlic powder to the sauce and it tasted amazing!!! Didn’t have any vegan cheese in the house so I sprinkled (basically poured hahaha) nutritional yeast all over and it was THE BOMB! For veggies I used zucchini, broccoli, and mushrooms. So good! Thanks so much for this easy recipe!


Sunday 13th of January 2019

Yeay! So glad you like it! Mushrooms on pizza are the best :D

M Williams

Sunday 18th of February 2018

Found it a bit dry but I am sure I can tweek it😄


Thursday 22nd of February 2018

Oh, maybe you'll prefer this vegan cheese sauce. It's so good.

Natalie | Feasting on Fruit

Saturday 26th of August 2017

Confession: I am rarely patient enough to wait for yeasted things so this is perfect. And it still looks like toasty topping-transporting perfection! You are on a delicious pizza roll lately and I am loving it :)

Rebecca Strength and Sunshine

Friday 25th of August 2017

No one has time for yeast when pizza is on the line!


Sunday 27th of August 2017

Glad I'm not alone on this one :D