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Chinese Pizza with Ginger Garlic Tofu

Chinese Pizza with Ginger Garlic Tofu

If you are looking for a new kind of pizza, look no further! This sweet and savory Chinese Pizza with Ginger Garlic Tofu will become a new favorite.
Course Main Course
Cuisine vegan, gluten free
Keyword Chinese pizza, vegan pizza
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 30 minutes
marinate 1 hour
Total Time 35 minutes
Servings 1 (7") pizza
Calories 547kcal


Ginger Garlic Tofu

  • 14 oz. firm tofu
  • 1 tablespoon low sodium gluten free tamari
  • 1 tablespoon sesame oil + a little more for cooking
  • 2 teaspoons minced ginger
  • 1 clove garlic minced

Chinese Pizza - per 7" pizza


  • Ginger Garlic Tofu: Press tofu with a tofu press or wrapped in a towel with a heavy object on top of tofu for at least 15 minutes to get water out.
  • Combine garlic, ginger, tamari, and sesame oil.
  • Slice tofu and put in marinade. Marinate overnight for the strongest flavor, or if you're in a hurry, marinate for at less an hour.
  • Heat sesame oil in a pan and add tofu. Cook on medium heat until golden brown, then flip and cook other side until golden brown.
  • Chinese Pizza: Preheat oven to 450°. Make / cook pizza crust according to directions.*
  • Chop red pepper. Set aside.
  • Spoon hoisin sauce on pizza crust. I used only 1 tablespoon because it is so sweet. If you like it sweeter, use 1 ½ - 2 tablespoons.
  • Spread Ginger Garlic Tofu on pizza crust. Sprinkle on red pepper. Cook pizza at 450° for 10 minutes, or until red pepper is crisp tender.*
  • While pizza is cooking, chop cilantro and green onion. Sprinkle on cooked pizza.


My pizza crust needs to be cooked twice, so I cooked it for 10 minutes before adding topiings. Adjust instructions according to your pizza crust.


Calories: 547kcal | Carbohydrates: 115g | Protein: 11g | Fat: 4g | Saturated Fat: 0g | Cholesterol: 0mg | Sodium: 925mg | Potassium: 58mg | Fiber: 11g | Sugar: 1g | Vitamin A: 995IU | Vitamin C: 37.9mg | Calcium: 55mg | Iron: 0.5mg