This Kale Pesto Pizza will get your Tastebuds Tingling

kale pesto pizza

Kale pesto pizza a super tasty and healthy pizza you can easily make in no time at all.

This recipe is of course vegan, it’s also gluten-free. I think this is a delectable and healthy alternative to traditional pizza. Kale pesto is a fresh and delicious sauce full of nutrients and flavour. Kale pesto makes a great alternative to tomato sauce and compliments the gram flour base perfectly.

Kale Pesto Pizza

  • Servings: 2
  • Difficulty: easy
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    For the Pizza Base:
  • 120g chickpea (or gram) flour
  • ¼ tsp bicarbonate of soda
  • 2 tsp apple cider vinegar
  • 240ml water
  • For the Pesto:
  • 20g kale, de-stemmed and roughly chopped
  • 10g basil
  • 45g white sesame seeds
  • ½ clove garlic
  • 100g olive oil
  • ½ tsp salt
  • For the Topping:
  • 1 yellow tomato, sliced
  • handful of rocket
  • handful of pomegranate seeds
  • sprinkle of Quick Pickled Red Onions
  • a few basil leaves


  1. Pre-heat the oven to 200ºC.
  2. Add all the ingredients for the pizza base to your Vitamix (or other blender) and blend until smooth.
  3. Pour onto a baking tray lined with greaseproof paper, and put into the oven for 10 minutes.
  4. Meanwhile, make the kale pesto by adding all ingredients to your Vitamix small container or another blender, and blend until smooth. Set aside.
  5. Remove the pizza from the oven and flip it upside down onto a serving dish. Remove the greaseproof paper by peeling it off the base of the pizza.
  6. Spread a generous layer of the kale pesto onto the pizza base, then add the rocket, tomato, basil leaves, pomegranate seeds and pickled onions.

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