Spin the Vietnamese Banh Mi sandwich into a meatless pizza with this inspired idea from Gaby Dalkin.

Gaby Dalkin
Source: Better Homes and Gardens

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Credit: Matt Armendariz

Recipe Summary

hands-on:
15 mins
total:
1 hr 10 mins
Servings:
4
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Veggie Banh Mi Pizza

Ingredients

For the quick-pickled carrots and onion

Directions

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  • To make the pickled carrots and onion: In a large bowl, combine red wine vinegar, 1 cup water, 3 Tablespoons sugar, and 2 teaspoons sea salt and stir to dissolve sugar. Add carrots and onion and toss. Set aside at least 30 minutes.

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  • Preheat oven to 500°F and place a pizza stone in the oven to heat up.

  • Stretch each piece of dough using your hands, then lay each piece on a flat surface dusted with flour and roll out with a rolling pin. Sprinkle a pizza peel or rimless baking sheet with flour and place one dough on pizza peel.

  • Spread 1 Tablespoon olive oil over dough leaving an edge. Slide dough off the peel onto the hot stone and bake 12 to 14 minutes or until the crust is golden. Repeat with second dough.

  • To make the sauce: In a small bowl whisk together rice vinegar, honey, sesame oil, soy sauce, and hoisin sauce until smooth.

  • Slather baked crusts with sauce. Top with pickled veggies, the cucumbers, cilantro, and Fresno chiles. Serves 4.

Nutrition Facts (Veggie Banh Mi Pizza)

389 calories; total fat 10g; saturated fat 1g; polyunsaturated fat 2g; monounsaturated fat 6g; cholesterol 0mg; sodium 869mg; potassium 513mg; carbohydrates 68g; fiber 6g; sugar 11g; protein 9g; trans fatty acid 0g; vitamin a 14628IU; vitamin c 19mg; thiamin 0mg; riboflavin 0mg; niacin equivalents 3mg; vitamin b6 0mg; folate 112mcg; vitamin b12 0mcg; calcium 57mg; iron 2mg.

Gaby's Thin Homemade Pizza Dough

Ingredients

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Directions

Instructions Checklist
  • In a large bowl, combine flours and 1 teaspoon fine sea salt. In a small bowl, stir together about 1 cup lukewarm water, 1 teaspoon extra virgin olive oil, and the yeast. Pour into flour mixture. Knead with hands until just combined, 2 to 3 minutes, then let rest 15 minutes.

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  • Knead dough about 3 minutes or until smooth. Cut dough into two equal pieces and shape each into a ball. Place on a heavily floured surface, cover with dampened kitchen towel, and let rest and rise 3 to 4 hours at room temperature. (To make dough ahead, you can refrigerate it 8 to 24 hours.) Makes 1 pound dough.

Nutrition Facts (Gaby's Thin Homemade Pizza Dough)

122 calories; total fat 1g; saturated fat 0g; polyunsaturated fat 0g; monounsaturated fat 0g; cholesterol 0mg; sodium 281mg; potassium 22mg; carbohydrates 26g; fiber 1g; sugar 1g; protein 4g; trans fatty acid 0g; vitamin a 0IU; vitamin c 0mg; thiamin 0mg; riboflavin 0mg; niacin equivalents 1mg; vitamin b6 0mg; folate 40mcg; vitamin b12 0mcg; calcium 3mg; iron 1mg.
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