Delicious Eats

Hawaiian Pizza

Who doesn’t love the sweet and savory combination of Hawaiian pizza? This version from our friends at Veggieful substitutes tofu in place of the ham.

Thanks for the recipe and photo, Veggieful!



1 tablespoon olive oil

2 garlic cloves, minced

1 yellow onion, minced

14 oz. (400g) can crushed tomatoes

¼ teaspoon red chilli flakes

1 ½ tablespoons sugar

1 tablespoon corn starch

1 tablespoon nutritional yeast

1 teaspoon dried basil

1 teaspoon oregano

1/3 cup tomato ketchup (optional)

Good pinch of sea salt

Pinch of freshly cracked black pepper


Tofu “Ham”

6 oz. (175g) extra firm tofu, cut into thin ham-like pieces

1 tablespoon soy sauce

1 tablespoon maple syrup

1 tablespoon olive oil

½ teaspoon “smoked” paprika

½ teaspoon salt



2 pizza bases (12 in or 30cm diameter)

1 large tomato, thinly sliced into rings

14 oz. (400g) can pineapple rings, drained

1 ½ to 2 cups grated vegan mozzarella cheese*


Preheat oven to 350 (180 degrees Celsius) and oil two pizza trays or line with baking paper.

Make the tofu “ham” – Add the tofu, soy sauce, maple syrup and oil to a bowl toss to coat the tofu. Add to a pan on high heat and fry until all sides are crispy. Put tofu back into the bowl and add the smoked paprika and salt. Toss to combine. Set aside.

Make the tomato sauce – Add the oil and onion to a pan on medium heat. Sauté until onion is transparent. Add the garlic and sauté for another minute or so until the garlic is fragrant. Add the can of tomatoes and tomato ketchup and stir to combine. Add the red pepper flakes, sugar, nutritional yeast, corn flour, dried basil, oregano and salt and pepper. Stir until heated through. Taste and season with more sugar, salt and pepper until adjusted to your liking. Take off the heat.

Divide the tomato sauce on the two pizza bases and evenly spread with a spoon.

Add the tomato slices to the bases in a single layer.

Top with the pineapple rings and the tofu “ham”.

Finally, scatter a generous layer of the grated vegan mozzarella to both pizzas.

Bake in the oven for about 25 to 30 minutes until the bases have browned and the cheese has slightly browned and melted on top.

Serve hot and enjoy!