Gluten-Free Vegetable Pizza with Fresh Basil

  • Prep Time 20 min
  • Total Time 1 hr 35 min
  • Servings 12

Ingredients

Ingredients

Crust

1 3/4
cups lukewarm water (about 95°F)
2
teaspoons unflavored gelatin
1
tablespoon fast-acting dry yeast
2
tablespoons olive oil
2
tablespoons honey
1
teaspoon cider vinegar
1
cup sweet white sorghum flour
3/4
cup brown rice flour
1/2
cup garbanzo and fava flour
1/2
cup white rice flour
1/2
cup potato starch flour
1
teaspoon xanthan gum
1
teaspoon guar gum
1
teaspoon salt
Cooking spray (without flour)

Toppings

1
can (15 oz) gluten free pizza sauce
1
bell pepper (any color), cut into thin slices
1
package (8 oz) sliced fresh mushrooms (about 3 cups)
1/4
cup sliced fresh basil leaves
2
cups gluten free shredded mozzarella cheese (8 oz)

Directions

Directions

  • 1 Spray 2 (12-inch) pizza pans with cooking spray (without flour). In small bowl, stir warm water, gelatin, yeast, oil, honey and vinegar until yeast is dissolved; set aside.
  • 2 In medium bowl, mix flours, xanthan gum, guar gum and salt. Add yeast mixture; beat with electric mixer on low speed 1 minute.
  • 3 Divide dough in half. Spread half of dough in each pizza pan. Lightly spray dough with cooking spray (without flour); cover with plastic wrap. Let rise in warm place (80°F to 85°F) until doubled in height, about 45 minutes.
  • 4 Heat oven to 425°F. Uncover dough; bake 10 minutes or until surface is dry. Remove from oven. Spread pizza sauce over each crust; sprinkle with bell pepper, mushrooms, basil and cheese. Bake 15 to 20 minutes longer or until crust is browned and cheese is melted.

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Tips

Expert Tips

Prebaking the crust for 10 minutes before topping it gives it a great texture.

Garbanzo and fava flour, or garfava flour, is a mixture of garbanzo and fava beans. It can be substituted with soybean or white bean flour.

Nutrition Information

Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
530
Calories from Fat
140
% Daily Value
Total Fat
15g
23%
Saturated Fat
6g
30%
Trans Fat
0g
Cholesterol
20mg
7%
Sodium
740mg
31%
Potassium
650mg
19%
Total Carbohydrate
78g
26%
Dietary Fiber
7g
29%
Sugars
12g
Protein
21g
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
15%
15%
Vitamin C
60%
60%
Calcium
35%
35%
Iron
20%
20%
Exchanges:
3 1/2 Starch; 0 Fruit; 1 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 2 Vegetable; 1 Very Lean Meat; 0 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 2 1/2 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choice
5
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.