This past market day I had a few messages from people at the Banff Farmers Market wondering where I was with my raw pizzas! Here’s one last raw pizza recipe for you! This ono (means delicious in Hawaiian) Hawaiian variation begins with the same ono sauce from the Margarita Pizza recipe but is topped with a spicy walnut “meat”, coconut bacon, veggies, fresh pineapple and a handful of arugula. The coconut bacon gets its smoked flavour from cumin, smoked paprika and mesquite powder. Mesquite also lends a slightly sweet, caramel like flavour and is high in protein, calcium, magnesium, potassium, iron and zinc. It is also a delicious salad topper! You will have plenty left over. Follow the Raw Pizza Crust recipe to prepare the crusts 3 days prior to making these. Prepare the raw tomato sauce from the Raw Margarita Pizza one day prior to assembling.
- Dehydrated sunflower buckwheat pizza crusts (from raw pizza crust post)
- one recipe of raw tomato sauce (from raw Margarita Pizza post)
- one recipe of coconut bacon (recipe follows, make one day prior to assembly)
- dehydrated veggies (recipe follows)
- one recipe of raw walnut meat (recipe follows)
- fresh pineapple, peeled, cored and chopped
- arugula to garnish
The coconut bacon:
- 3 cups of ribbon cut raw unsweetened coconut
- 1/4 cup of maple syrup
- 1 Tbsp. ground cumin
- 1 Tbsp. olive or avocado oil
- 2 Tbsp. tamari
- 1 tsp. fresh lemon juice
- 1 tsp. himalayan pink salt
- 1 tsp. smoked paprika
- 1 Tbsp. mesquite powder
- 1/2 tsp. ground chipotle pepper powder
Combine all of the ingredients in a blender until smooth. Place the coconut into a medium sized bowl and then pour the mixture over top, massaging well with your hands to cover the coconut completely with the sauce.
Spread evenly onto a couple of teflex sheets on your dehydrator screens. Dehydrate at 117 F. for at least 12 hours or until crisp. Allow to cool before breaking into bite sized pieces. Store in an airtight container.
- 1 red pepper, seeded and sliced
- 1 yellow pepper, seeded and sliced
- 1/2 red onion, thinly sliced
- 1 tbsp. olive or avocado oil
- 1 tbsp. of tamari
Toss the sliced veggies with oil and tamari. Spread onto a teflex sheet on a mesh deyhdrator screen and dehydrate at 117 degrees F. for 2-3 hours until the veggies begin to soften and appear sauteed. While the veggies are dehydrating, prepare the walnut “meat”.
The Walnut Meat:
- 3/4 cup of walnuts soaked in water for 2 hours
- 3/4 cup of walnuts (dry, not soaked)
- 1/2 tsp. himalayan pink salt
- 1/4 tsp. smoked paprika
- 1/4 tsp. garlic powder
- 1/4 tsp. red pepper flakes
- 1 Tbsp. nutritional yeast flakes
Drain the soaked walnuts. Combine all ingredients in a food processor until crumbly. Set aside.
Final Assembly (Whew!!)
The pizza can be assembled a few hours prior to eating and is great left over the next day! The crust continues to soften the longer it sits but is still easily eaten with your hands.
Spread the raw tomato sauce over your pizza crusts. Distribute the dehydrated veggies evenly over the sauce along with the prepared walnut “meat”.
Top with lots of coconut “bacon” and fresh chunks of pineapple. Cut along the pre-scored lines.
Garnish with fresh arugula to serve!