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Margherita Pizza with Sweet Potato Crust

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  • Prep 10 min
  • Total 35 min
  • Servings 4
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We’re mixing up pizza night by swapping traditional pizza dough for a wheat-free crust made from grated sweet potatoes. Veggie-forward and still delicious, this is a pie you can feel good about.
by: Morena Cuadra
Updated Jan 26, 2020
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  • 2 big sweet potatoes
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 1/2 teaspoon dry oregano
  • Salt and pepper to taste
  • 1/3 cup tomato sauce
  • 1 cup cherry tomatoes
  • Mozzarella cheese in chunks
  • Fresh basil leaves


  • 1
    Preheat the oven to 400°F.
  • 2
    Peel and grate the sweet potatoes using the thick side of the grater. Combine with 1 tablespoon of olive oil, oregano, salt, and pepper.
  • 3
    Press into a 30 cm pizza sheet. Bake for 25 to 30 minutes or until the sweet potatoes are cooked in the center and the edges are golden.
  • 4
    Take out of the oven and spread some tomato sauce on the crust. Place the cherry tomatoes cut in halves, the mozzarella chunks, and the basil leaves. Sprinkle with salt and drizzle with olive oil.
  • 5
    Bake until the cheese is melted, for an additional 4 minutes.
  • 6
    Cut into slices and serve immediately.

Expert Tips

  • tip 1
    Swap out the sweet potatoes with grated golden Yukon potatoes if desired.

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More About This Recipe

  • Have you ever thought of making a sweet potato pizza recipe without using any flour or yeast? If your answer is no, you’ll be surprised to know you can use this sweet ingredient to make a delicious base for preparing unforgettable pizzas, using just a few ingredients and, best of all, it takes just a matter of minutes. The goal is for the sweet potato crust to be crunchy and golden, while the center is softer. Even though you won’t be able to fold this pizza like you would a regular one, I guarantee this recipe will be the center of attention at your table.
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