Making pizza can be fun and creative, but for new vegans it can seem more like a chore if you are unsure of what types of products would make a good pizza topping for your pie. Fortunately, I’ve got you covered. There are all kinds of options when it comes to making a pizza vegan. Here are 15 of the best vegan meat toppings around.
1.)Yves Meatless Pepperoni
Yves Meatless Pepperoni slices are perfect for any meatless pizza. These slices have the great taste and texture of regular pepperoni, but without animal products or any of the added fat, cholesterol, or preservatives that regular pepperoni has. Flavored with garlic, paprika, beet powder, and onion powder these pepperoni slices are sure to please your taste buds.
2.) Yves Meatless Salami
If you love that salami flavor, then look no further than Yves Meatless Salami to make your favorite vegan pizza. This “salami” product even tastes great alongside Yves Meatless Pepperoni to create a vegan “meat” lovers pizza. With no fat or cholesterol, you’ll never have to worry about packing too many of these babies on your pie. Guilt free is the way to be with these delicious salami slices. Savor the flavor and forget the fat, with Yves.
3.) Field Roast Italian Sausage Links
Field Roast’s Italian Sausage Links make a great topping for any pizza. Made from eggplant, fennel, red wine, garlic, and sweet peppers–these links are sure to add a little Italian zest to any pizza. Simply slice the links up into chunks, or grind or crumble them to make ground sausage or crumbles. No matter how you use them, they are sure to give your pizza that extra flavor it needs to go from being mediocre, to great!
4.) Field Roast Mexican Chipotle Sausage Links
These links, made from a spicy blend of smoked Chipotle peppers, Chili de Arbol peppers, garlic, sweet onions, cumin, and oregano will give your pizza that spicy kick you crave. Already filled with lots of zesty ingredients, these sausage links are filled with enough spicy flavor to make up for any pizza that is lacking good taste.
5.) Tofurkey Pepperoni Deli Slices
Tofurkey pepperoni slices are 100% certified vegan that contain no nitrates of MSG. With only 3 to 5 Net Carbs per serving, these pepperoni slices are an ideal and healthy choice for topping any vegan pizza. Made with Hexane-Extracted Soy Protein Isolates and featuring flavors from soy sauce, lemon juice, liquid smoke, fennel, garlic, salt, red pepper flake, lycopene from tomatoes, and purple carrot juice, these slices have a unique vegan flavor, but were made with pepperoni lovers in mind. Sliced thin, with an enjoyable taste and texture, its no wonder Tofurkey is America’s number one selling brand of meatless deli slices.
6.) Lightlife Smart Bacon
If you are looking for a good bacon substitute for your pizza, then look no further than Lightlife’s Smart Bacon Vegetable Protein Strips. These strips are vegan certified and taste great when combined with pineapple, barbeque sauce, or next to any other of your favorite vegan meat substitutes. What are you waiting for? Fire up the oven and let these bacon strips spark your creativity and satisfy your taste buds.
7.) Upton’s Italian Seitan
Upton’s Italian Seitan brings out the Italian flavor in any pizza. Featuring ingredients like sea salt, fennel, black pepper, red pepper, and soy sauce, this seitan is sure to please your pallette and make you want another slice.
8.) Upton’s Chorizo Seitan
If you are looking to give your pizza a zesty kick of Chorizo flavor, then look no further than Upton’s Chorizo Seitan. Made from vital wheat gluten, and featuring ingredients like water, apple cider vinegar, guajillo, oregano, sea salt, onion, cumin, black pepper and soy sauce, this seitan is great for making Mexican pizzas, spicy pizzas, or just adding an extra burst of hot flavor.
9.) Upton’s Bacon Seitan
This bacon flavored seitan features natural hickory smoke flavor, smoke concentrate, paprika, sea salt, onion, and soy sauce, giving it that “bacon” flavor you crave. Upton’s Bacon Seitan tastes great on any kind of pizza, but especially goes along nice with lettuce, tomatoes, pineapple, etc. Make a Hawaiian pizza, or a SLT (Seitan, Lettuce, Tomato) pizza, the options are endless with Upton’s Bacon Seitan.
10.) Beyond Meat-Chicken Free Strips (Grilled)
If you are looking for a “chicken” pizza then let Beyond Meat help you create a masterpiece with their chicken free grilled strips. These strips smell and taste great, and the texture is spot on. Say goodbye to rubbery faux chicken products, and hello to Beyond meat! These strips work great for making a BBQ “chicken” pizza, or alongside faux bacon and pineapple to make a vegan Hawaiian delight. No matter what you decide to pair these chicken-free strips with, one thing is for sure– you’re going to love it!
11.) Boca Ground Crumbles
If you are looking for a vegan “ground beef” substitute for your pizza then Boca Ground Crumbles make a great choice! These crumbles taste great when seasoned with some of your favorite spices and topped on a “meat lovers” pizza or taco pizza. Low fat, and high in protein, they are a good source of fiber and iron, making them a much healthier choice than many other pizza toppings.
12.) Tofurky/Turtle Island Foods Inc. Smoky Maple Bacon Marinated Tempeh
Smoky Maple Meatless Bacon Tempeh brings a tasty and nutritious bacon alternative to any pizza. This marinated tempeh product tastes delicious alongside any other favorite vegan meat substitutes, or on a TLT pizza. For a unique pizza twist, try making a pizza that uses vegan mayo as the sauce, and then top your pie with this wonderful tempeh product alongside lettuce and tomato. Yum!
13.) Artisan Tofurky Spinach Pesto Sausages
Tofurky’s Artisan Spinach Pesto Sausages which feature ingredients like sweet basil, garlic, and vegan Parmesan cheese will do any Italian pizza proud. If you’re looking for authentic Italian flavor, then look no further than these sausages from Tofurky. To add even more Italian zest to your pizza try mixing in a little fennel seeds and spinach. Mama Mia! This sausage is the best!
14.) Phoney Baloney’s Coconut Bacon
Phoney Baloney is the world’s first manufacturer of vegan and gluten-free coconut bacon. This piggy-less, cholesterol-free bacon substitute tastes great on any pizza and incorporates that smoky bacon flavor you desire. Gone are the days of having to use imitation bacon that tastes like cardboard. Also gone, are the days of having to make coconut bacon from scratch at home–too time consuming. Now with Phoney Baloney there is an easier, and tastier option.
15.) Yves Meatless Ham Slices
If you are looking to enjoy a ham and pineapple pizza, then look no further than Yves Meatless Ham Slices. These meatless deli slices are a good source of protein and have no fat or cholesterol, making them a healthy choice for any pizza. Tastes great alongside a vegan bacon and ham, or with vegan pepperoni. You can’t go wrong with this meatless ham.