Buckwheat Flatbread Pizza with Beetroot Hummus and Cashew Cheese

I love pizza! And this is my absolute favourite – a big buckwheat flatbread pizza base with earthy and nutty beetroot hummus, topped with creamy cashew cheese, olives, toasted walnuts and peppery rocket.

I’ve posted so many pics of this on my Instagram account because this is one of my all time favourite quick and easy meals, especially when I’ve just got home from work, starving and want something super tasty!

So for all you lovelies who have asked for the recipe here it is! Finally in one place rather than on separate posts.

Enjoy! Love and hugs Niki xx




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  1 servings
  1 hour preparation time
  15 minutes cook time


  • To make the cashew cheese;
  • 1 cup cashews (soaked for at least 1 hour)
  • ¼ cup water
  • ¼ cup nutritional yeast
  • 2 tbs. lemon juice
  • 2 cloves garic
  • 1 tbs. wholegrain mustard
  • Pinch Himalayan salt and black pepper


  • To make the buckwheat flatbread;
  • 1/2 cup buckwheat flour
  • 1 tsp. olive oil
  • 1/2 tsp baking powder
  • Pinch black pepper
  • 1 tsp pink Himalayan Salt
  • 1/4 cup water


  • Beetroot Hummus;
  • 200g of cooked beetroot or 1 pack of organic vac packed beetroot
  • Juice of 1 lemon
  • 2 peeled garlic cloves
  • 1-2 tbsp  tahini
  • 1 tbsp olive oil
  • Hand full of toasted walnuts (or hazelnuts)
  • 1/2 tsp. cumin seeds
  • Pink Himalayan sea & pepper


  • Toppings;
  • Toasted walnuts
  • Olives
  • Rocket



Cashew cheese

  1. Really easy, just add all the ingredients to your food processor and blitz until smooth and creamy.

Flatbread Pizza Base

  1. To make the buckwheat flatbread; pre-heat a griddle pan (or frying pan) so that its nice and hot.
  2. In a bowl mix the flour, oil, baking powder, salt & pepper and then add the water. Mix to form a dough and knead a little so that it comes together and then divide into two.
  3. On a floured chopping board roll out the dough and then place on a griddle pan (griddle pans work the best as you get lovely charred stripes on the flatbread but a frying pan also works).
  4. The flatbread will literally cook in a couple of minutes, simply flip it over when the underside is starting to char and cook on the other side a minute or so longer.

Beetroot Hummus

  1. Pre-heat the oven to gas mark 4 and then place your nuts on a baking tray to toast slightly (this should take aprox 5 minutes, keep your eye on them to make sure they don’t burn). Allow to cool.
  2. If using pre cooker beetroot drain the beetroots and then tip them into your blender.
    Add the garlic, lemon juice, tahini, cumin seeds, nuts and olive oil.
  3. Blitz until smooth (aprox 2 minutes). Season to taste

To make the pizza

  1. Pre-make the cashew cheese and beetroot hummus.
  2. Griddle you flatbread them top with lots of beetroot hummus, cashew cheese, olives, walnuts and peppery rocket.


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  4. Jamie on December 16, 2017 at 11:40 am

    Hey Niki!

    Thanks for sharing the recipes 🙂 After trying countless recipes, this was by far the easiest to execute. To the point and easy to follow directions. The flatbread turned out perfect.

    Have a great holiday 🙂


    • Niki on March 14, 2021 at 8:36 pm

      Hi Jamie, I’m so glad that you liked the recipe. Thank you so much! Niki xo

  5. Laila Hopkins on June 19, 2017 at 11:50 pm

    Hi Nikki, this recipe looks delicious. Do you think the flat breads will be able to be frozen?

    • Niki on July 15, 2017 at 4:58 am

      Hi Laila
      I haven’t tried, but I don’t think they would be at their best when defrosted.
      What I do like to do is make a bigger batch of the dough and keep it in the fridge wrapped up or in a container until I need it.
      Love Niki xxx

  6. Jenny on May 2, 2017 at 10:20 am

    Wow! We had the buckwheat flatbread pizza with beetroot hummus & cashew cheese for lunch yesterday, it is sooo tasty, we loved it and it’s easy to make! Truly grateful to have found your site Niki, will be using many more of your vegan recipes I’m sure and plan to tell all my friends and family about your site too! Thanks.

    • Niki on May 2, 2017 at 10:42 am

      Thank you so much Jenny, so pleased you like it!
      Love, Niki xx

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  9. Dee on September 25, 2016 at 7:27 am

    I love how you describe the steps and prep so carefully Niki, really thoughtful of you! I think I need pizza now! Thanks for sharing! Dee xx.

    • Niki on September 28, 2016 at 7:23 pm

      Hey lovely!
      Hmm I always need pizza!
      Love as always, Niki xxx

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  12. Darlene on February 7, 2016 at 12:57 am

    I used the flatbread recipe to make a more traditional pizza and really loved it! Thanks for posting. The flatbreads made a decent gluten free pizza!

    • Niki on February 11, 2016 at 3:28 pm

      Hi Darlene
      So glad you like it!
      I do the same all the time…
      Love Niki xxx

  13. Sonia on February 6, 2016 at 11:27 pm

    I’ve made these yesterday, and added mushrooms as I had a few in the fridge that had to be used, it was absolutely delicious, thanks a lot for this colourful and easy recipe!

    • Niki on February 11, 2016 at 3:02 pm

      Hi Sonia
      So glad you like my recipe! One of my favoured..
      Best wishes
      Niki xxx

  14. Tiina @myberryforest on February 1, 2016 at 9:49 pm

    Suddenly I have a bad pizza craving, wonder where that came from 🙂 This looks amazing Niki!! xoxo

    • Niki on February 2, 2016 at 3:48 pm

      I always seem to have a pizza crazing! Grr
      Thanks so much Tiina!
      Love Niki xxx

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  17. Maja Brekalo on January 13, 2016 at 11:52 am

    Niki, your pizzas are the best! I love buckwheat flour in baked goods

    • Niki on January 15, 2016 at 8:14 am

      Thanks Maya! I’m quite keen on yours too! ????????????

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