BBQ Tempeh Pineapple Pizza with Cashew Cream Sauce

BBQ Tempeh Pineapple Pizza with Cashew Cream Sauce

Serves 2 | Prep time: 25 mins | Cook time: 25minutes | Total time: 50 mins


For the pizza:
7.5 0z tempeh
2/3 cup pineapple, cut in cubes
1/3 cup bbq sauce
1 medium onion, sliced thinly
1 medium size pizza crust, prebaked
1/4 cup onion slices(optional)
1 tbsp chopped cilantro(optional)

For the cashew cream sauce:
1/4 cup cashew butter
1 tbsp tahini
5 tbsp water
2 tbsp garlic powder
Healthy pinch of salt


  1. Preheat the oven to 400F.
  2. Add the onion slices to a skillet over medium heat. Add 1 tsp water and stir gently. Let the onions cook, stir them every 5 minutes. Add a little water every few minutes and let it caramelize for 20-30 minutes (You can skip this step, but the caramelized onions make a big difference)
  3. In the meantime, crumble the tempeh block into small pieces. Add it to a different skillet and cook it for 3-5 minutes, stirring from time to time. Now add the pineapple cubes. Leave 2 tbsp of bbq sauce for the crust. Add the rest to the tempeh and pineapple mixture.
  4. Place the pizza crust on the baking sheet and spread 2 tbsp of bbq sauce on it. Now add the caramelized onions and top it off with the tempeh pineapple mixture.
  5. Bake for 20 minutes and broil for 2 minutes on low heat.
  6. In the meantime, blend all the ingredients of the cashew cream sauce in a lender until you reach a smooth and creamy texture.
  7. Remove from the oven and top it with red onion slices and chopped cilantro(optional)
  8. Drizzle the cashew cream sauce on top and serve!