Plant-based pepperoni’s made in your home kitchen….neat! Add these pepperoneats to pizzas or better yet, make this easy-to-prep, fun recipe for pizza bagels! They make a perfect snack or kid-friendly lunch.
SERVINGS: 1 pouch of neat makes about 40 pepperoneats
INGREDIENTS: *recommended brands
1 pouch neat Original or neat Italian
½ cup tomato paste
1 tsp crushed red pepper flake
1 tsp ground mustard
1 tsp fennel seeds
1 tsp smoked paprika
1 tsp garlic powder
1 tsp liquid smoke
*O’Doughs Vegan Bagels or other fresh bagels
1 jar pizza sauce
8oz *Daiya plant-based shredded mozzarella
Preheat the oven to 350. Line a baking sheet with parchment paper.
In a mixing bowl, stir together all ingredients for the pepperoneats. Roll the mixture into balls, about the size of a ping pong ball and place on the baking sheet. Bake at 350 for 15 minutes. Slice each ball into 4 to 5 pepperoneats.
Assemble the bagel pizzas. On each bagel half, add spoonfuls of pizza sauce and shredded cheese. Place the bagels on a baking sheet and toast in the 350 degree oven, just until the cheese is melted. Remove from the oven and top with 4-5 pepperoneats, per bagel. Enjoy!