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Top Chicago Deep Dish Pizza Recipes for Vegans During the Holidays

Chicago Deep Dish Pizza with broccoli, grilled rosemary, chicken breast, and jalapeños.
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If you’re seeking to add something new to your holiday recipe list, you can try Chicago-inspired deep dish pizza recipes for vegans.

Chicago is known for its famous deep dish pizza, which contains a thick crust baked in a pan and layered with meat, vegetables, sauce, and cheese.

Although it is unclear who created the deep dish pizza, many sources report that the deep dish pizza entered Chicago’s food scene in 1943 during World War II when Pizzeria Uno opened its doors. Now, pizza parlors all over the country try to replicate the famous Chicago deep dish masterpiece.

If you are a vegan, there are ways to create your own flavorful deep dish pizza from scratch.

Where to Get Deep Dish Pizza in Chicago

If you want to see if Chicago’s deep dish pizza is as good as it sounds, we’ve compiled a few restaurants that offer deep dish pizza options. You can try a deep dish pizza at these locations before you make your own.

  1. Giordano’s
  2. Gino’s East (offers vegan deep dish pizza)
  3. Lou Malnati’s

Loaded Vegan Deep Dish Pizza Recipes

You don’t always have to leave the house to get a taste of deep dish pizza. With the right mix of ingredients and time, you can make your own. We’ve gathered three top recipes on the internet so that you can choose the one that best fits your goals.

Connoisseurus Veg Loaded Vegan Deep Dish Pizza

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This recipe includes sauté­ed mushrooms, peppers, and onions on top of a cashew cheese covered cornmeal crust. You can use vegan tomato sauce to create this vegan deep dish pizza. Get the full recipe on Connoisseurus Veg’s website.

Prep Time: 1 Hour, 30 minutes

Cooking Time: 45 Minutes

Vegan Richa Deep Dish Pizza Recipe

Image Credit: Vegan Richa

This recipe includes semolina flour, onions, roasted bell pepper, baby spinach, chopped basil, vegan cheese, and dried thyme. Get the full recipe on Vegan Richa’s website.

Prep Time: 20 minutes

Cooking Time: 30 Minutes

Seitan Beats Your Meat Vegan Deep Dish Pizza

Image Credit: Seitan Beats Your Meat

This Chicago style vegan deep dish pizza is made filled with onions, peppers, vegan Italian sausage, and dairy-free cheese. Get the full recipe on the Seitan Beats Your Meat website.

Prep Time: 15 minutes

Cooking Time: 35 Minutes

Resting Time: 1 Hour, 30 Minutes

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