Vegan Macadamia Spinach Pesto Turkish Pizza Recipe

For those allergic to nuts, this is not the pizza for you. For those who love nuts, try this interesting recipe from veggieful. 

macadamia and spinach pesto:
(makes about 1 cup)
   50g macadamia nuts
   60g fresh baby spinach leaves
   good pinch of salt
   good pinch of freshly cracked black pepper
   2 tablespoons fresh lemon juice
   3 tablespoons nutritional yeast
   1/4 cup olive oil
   2 garlic cloves 

   1 Turkish bread
   15 cherry tomatoes, sliced
   10-15 kalamata olives, sliced
   1/4 cup thinly sliced red onion
   vegan parmesan to garnish (optional)

  1. Make the pesto by adding all pesto ingredients to a processor and processing until smooth and combined. Taste and season with more salt and pepper if needed. Set aside.
  2. Slice the Turkish bread in half lengthways. 
  3. Divide the pesto between the Turkish bread halves and spread until evenly covered.
  4. Top with the red onion, cherry tomatoes and olives.
  5. Drizzle with a little bit of olive oil (optional).
  6. Place in the oven under the grill for 5 to 10 minutes until the tops of the pizzas start to brown.
  7. Eat immediately, garnish with our vegan parmesan and serve with a nice fresh salad.
  8. Enjoy and start receiving compliments for your new delicious vegan pesto pizza! yum yum yum!
Posted by Diane Araga, on August 22, 2013 at 9:00 AM