A pizza pie on the Daniel Fast? Could it be?

antipasto pizza pie

Antipasto Pizza Pie

3 cups cooked brown rice
2 tablespoons extra-virgin olive oil
1/4 cup oat flour (see Recipe Notes)
1/4 teaspoon garlic powder
1/4 teaspoon onion powder

1 (8-ounce) can tomato sauce
1 teaspoon dried basil
1 teaspoon dried oregano
1 teaspoon dried parsley
1/4 teaspoon garlic powder

1/4 cup chopped canned artichoke hearts, drained
1/4 cup chopped black olives
1/4 cup chopped jarred roasted red bell peppers, drained
2 ounces extra-firm tofu, grated (about 1/2 cup)
1 tablespoon chopped fresh parsley

Preheat oven to 400 degrees. Mix rice, olive oil, oat flour, garlic powder, and onion powder in a large bowl. Stir well. Rub bottom and sides of a 9 by 2-inch pie plate with olive oil. Press rice evenly over bottom and up about 1 inch along sides to make the crust. Bake 8-10 minutes or until rice is lightly browned. Combine tomato sauce, basil, oregano, parsley, and garlic powder in a small bowl. Spread over crust, and top with artichokes, olives, and peppers. Sprinkle grated tofu and parsley over all. Bake 10 minutes. Let pie rest 5 minutes so slices stay intact when you serve them.

Yield: 4-6 servings (serving size: 1-2 slices pie)

Recipe Notes

  • Make your own oat flour by placing old-fashioned rolled oats in a food processor or blender and process until fine (1 cup oats will yield about 3/4 cup ground oats).
  • If you don’t have a grater, use your hands to crumble tofu into small pieces.
  • Other topping ideas: diced green peppers, mushrooms, onions, spinach or zucchini.


  1. Kristen, what are rolled oats????

    Love, Mom

  2. Rolled oats are traditionally oat groats that have been rolled into flat flakes under heavy rollers and then steamed and lightly toasted. They are the same as old-fashioned oats (like Quaker). 🙂

  3. After a week of fumbling around this fast and trying to come up with stuff to eat, this really hit the spot last night. It was filling and tasty. I won’t go so far as to say a substitute for a “real” pizza, but if you close your eyes and enjoy the great taste you won’t be dissapointed. A plus is it’s fairly easy to make and has just a few ingredients.

  4. Hey, dannyg. Thanks for your comments. I’m glad you found something that “hit the spot!” I pray that the Lord will continue to bless you in mighty ways as you seek Him!

  5. Two thumbs up on this one. Both my brothers, Kelli, and I all enjoyed it a lot! Mmm, good!

  6. Thanks, Debra! The Artichoke Pizza Pie is one of my favorites. It even got two thumbs up from your family members who aren’t on the Daniel Fast?! Great! 🙂

  7. Can’t wait to try it tonight have to make my oat flour.

  8. I just wanted to say I’ve made this crust with brown rice flour for a gluten free alternative and it’s worked great! I’ve used it for all your pizza recipes and loved them all!

    • Thanks for your comments, Amy! I haven’t tried it with brown rice flour, so I’m glad to hear your positive report. May God bless you as you seek Him!

  9. Sharice R says:

    I was wondering if you have ever done a Cauliflower Crust Pizza and found any succesful alternative to no dairy cheese on it?

  10. This was a winner! My husband has been very unenthusiastic about a lot of my meals during the fast, but this one he said he would eat even when we aren’t on the fast. That is a great report. I also thought it was delicious and will definitely try again! Thank you 🙂

    • Great! Thanks for sharing. I always love to hear success stories. I’m glad he liked the recipe so much! Maybe you’ll find others he enjoys as well. May God continue to bless you as you seek Him!

  11. Mary Bunn says:

    This pizza looks great, I’ll have to try it! I have been making a small pizza using a corn tortilla, your same sauce recipe adding 2 TB of tomato paste and one tsp of your Date Honey (I SO love that). I mix up the veggie toppings (depending on what I have on hand). I have been using a product called Veggie Shreds for the cheese topping.
    I am finding it so awesome to open up to what God put here on the Earth for us to eat. I know just what is going into my food now and the Lord is bringing me on to the healthy living that He always had planned. Thank you so much for the wonderful recipes, I can see God is working through you!

    • Thanks for sharing your recipe idea! Sounds yummy. I’m glad to hear you’re allowing God to reshape your thinking in regards to food choices. I pray the Lord will bless you abundantly as you seek Him!

  12. This looked so good when I pulled it out of the oven. I let it set like the recipe says, but it still fell apart when I tried to slice it. It seemed like a very thick crust with all the rice, so I’m thinking I did something wrong. Any suggestions?

    • I’m so sorry that it was a little crumbly! As far as a suggestion, sometimes adding a little more olive oil will help keep it together. Did you like the taste, though?

      • It was delicious! I just ate it as a casserole instead of pizza :). All of the recipes I have tried have been wonderful. I am doing the fast for all of Lent so I am so happy to have a variety of meals to make!! Thank you so much for all of your resources!

        • I’m glad you enjoyed it! I hope you find many more recipes to have while you observe Lent. May the Lord bless you for your faithfulness to fast and pray in His name!

  13. Jeanetta Holmes says:

    This was so good. The flavors were delicious together. I used mushrooms and onions for the tofu. I have to agree with the other comments. Your recipes have been a blessing during my fast. Thank you so much.

  14. Would you recommend the dried Soy meat (set in water or other liquid) be added in place of the Tofu? I can’t get Tofu out here.

    • Hi, Elly! You can leave out the tofu in this recipe. Also, I don’t recommend soy meat. I’m almost positive it isn’t Daniel Fast friendly. Thanks for your question!