Wild mushroom pesto pizza

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Wild mushroom, pesto, pizza… there is nothing that can go wrong here and this pizza is simply beauuuuutiful!

It is greatly inspired from a recipe I found on yet another amazing vegan cooking blog called keepinitkind. The only difference is the pesto really. I like a strong flavourful pesto that is just bursting with fresh basil taste and the original recipe just didn’t have enough basil for my taste.

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You can use any mushroom to garnish your pizza. There is actually a stand at my local farmer’s market that sells locally gathered wild mushrooms. Oh lord! so many shapes, colours and amazing flavours. I always want to buy them all. I talked through my recipe plan with the seller and he suggested two lovely mushrooms, some local wild chanterelles and I can’t remember the name of the second one sorry. I even had a moment of awe looking at all the incredible flavours available. Does anyone else get emotional looking at beautiful products, be it veggies, beans or fungi? Anyway, I do!

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You can find the recipe at this link: http://keepinitkind.com/wild-mushroom-pistachio-pesto-pizza-with-tofu-chevre/

If you are a basil lover like me, you’ll want to replace the pesto by this one:

 

Nut pesto:

Ingredients:

  • 40 to 45 leaves of fresh basil
  • 3/4 cup of nuts (slivered raw almond or pistachios work great)
  • 2 Tbsp of nutritional yeast or vegan parmesan substitute
  • 3/4 cup of olive oil
  • 4 garlic cloves crushed
  • 1/2 tsp of salt

Simply put all the ingredients in a food processor and process to the desired consistency.

There you go. Absolutely everyone will love this.

Bon appétit

A

 

 

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