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black bean and veggie whole wheat pizza

Recipe by
Amy H.
Detroit, MI

This is a delicious veggie pizza, so good and nutritious. You can use spelt flour or wheat flour, but spelt behaves more like all-purpose.

yield 20 slice(s)
prep time 1 Hr 15 Min
cook time 15 Min
method Bake

Ingredients For black bean and veggie whole wheat pizza

  • 1 pkg
    dry yeast
  • 1/4 c
    warm water
  • 1 Tbsp
  • cold water
  • 1 Tbsp
    extra virgin olive oil
  • 1/2 tsp
  • 2 3/4 c
    spelt flour or whole wheat white flour
  • 1 can
    tomato sauce (8 oz)
  • 2 c
    Monterey jack cheese
  • 1 c
    cojita cheese
  • 1 can
    black beans, drained and rinsed
  • diced tomato
  • sliced black olives
  • diced bell peppers
  • diced red onion
  • sliced green onions
  • fresh cilantro leaves
  • taco sauce
  • sliced avocado, sprinkled with salt and pepper and tossed in fresh lime/lemon juice to prevent browning

How To Make black bean and veggie whole wheat pizza

  • 1
    In a large bowl, stir together the yeast and warm water. Add honey and set aside for 10 minutes.
  • 2
    Meanwhile in a glass measuring cup, combine the cold water, oil and salt. Add the cold water mixture to the yeast and stir in flour.
  • 3
    Knead the dough on a lightly floured board until smooth and elastic, about 8 minutes. Separate into two separate pieces.
  • 4
    Put the dough in a couple of lightly greased bowls and turn to coat. Cover loosely with plastic food wrap and let the dough rise in a warm, draft free place for 1 hour.
  • 5
    Spray two medium pizza pans with cooking spray and roll with a rolling pin or stretch dough and press into place in pans.
  • 6
    Divide tomato sauce between both pizzas.
  • 7
    Sprinkle cheeses on top.
  • 8
    Divide black beans between the two pizzas, sprinkling evenly over the top.
  • 9
    Sprinkle any other desired toppings over the top of the pizzas.
  • 10
    Bake in 425 degree oven for 15 minutes.
  • 11
    Remove from oven and drizzle taco sauce over the top. Sprinkle with fresh cilantro leaves and place a slice of avocado over each slice, if desired.
  • 12
    Slice and serve!