Vegan Pesto and Cherubs® Flatbread

Vegan Pesto and Cherubs® Flatbread

Course Type: Entree, Vegan

Preparation Time: 1 hour 30 minutes

Pizza night just got a whole lot sweeter.

Ingredients:

  • Cornmeal, for dusting
  • Olive oil, for greasing
  • 24 oz pre-made pizza dough, divided in two
  • 2 Tablespoon olive oil
  • 6 oz pesto
  • 1 (10-oz) container of NatureSweet® Cherubs®, halved
  • ½ cup kale, chopped
  • 8-10 asparagus spears, trimmed
  • 1/2 cup small broccoli florets
  • ¼ of a small red onion, cut into thin rings
  • 5-10 kalamata olives, pitted and halved
To Garnish:
  • 1 Tablespoon pine nuts
  • 1 teaspoon hemp hearts
  • Freshly ground black pepper
  • Fresh basil, chopped
  • Red pepper flakes

Instructions:

  1. Place dough on a cornmeal-dusted cutting board. Bring to room temperature (approx. 60 minutes).
  2. Preheat the oven to 450°F. Grease a baking sheet(s) with olive oil.
  3. Knead and shape each piece of dough to your desired thickness. Transfer to the baking sheet(s). Bake in the oven for 8 to 10 minutes, until lightly golden.
  4. Spread 3 oz of pesto over each crust. Evenly distribute toppings over each flatbread.
  5. Return the flatbreads to the oven and cook for an additional 5 to 7 minutes, until the crust is golden-brown, and the vegetables are lightly browned.
  6. Remove from the oven, top with garnishes, slice, and serve.