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Pizza Hut’s secret vegan options that are not on the menu

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Pizza Hut has a vegan menu with vegan pizza, sides and desserts. But, if you’d like a little more choice, you need to know that that there are actually many more vegan items at Pizza Hut that aren’t listed on the vegan menu.

If you’re planning a trip to your local Pizza Hut or to get a takeaway delivery, then read on to find out how to order vegan at Pizza Hut.

Please note: This information was correct at the time of writing but may be subject to change so always check before ordering.

Pizza Hut vegan menu

Let’s start with the regular vegan menu at Pizza Hut. Whilst it’s great that Pizza Hut does vegan pizza, there are only two sides and two desserts to choose from. These are listed below…

Vegan pizza

  • Vegan ‘pepperphoni’ pizza
  • Vegan Margherita pizza
  • Vegan veggie pizza
  • Vegan all about mushrooms pizza
  • Vegan virtuous veg flatbread

Vegan sides

  • Southern-fried Quorn nuggets
  • Mini corn on the cob

Vegan desserts

  • I Can’t Believe Its Not Cheesecake
  • Raspberry ice sorbet

Pizza Hut’s vegan menu may change from time to time. You can see the latest version here.

Other vegan options at Pizza Hut

The great news for vegans us that some of the items from the main menu are also vegan-friendly. These items are not marked as vegan because they are made in the same factory as non-vegan items so there is a risk of cross-contamination.

Whilst some vegans choose to avoid food that has been made in the same factory as non-vegan food, those people probably don’t eat in Pizza Hut! Most vegans are willing to accept that there is a small risk of cross-contamination when eating in restaurants. Of course, if you have a dairy allergy, you may want to be more careful about the risk of cross-contamination.

Suggested read: Is food that ‘may contain milk’ vegan?

The following Pizza Hut items are not marked as vegan, but they do not contain any animal products in the ingredients.

Accidentally vegan sides*

  • French fries
  • Onion rings
  • Garlic bread
  • Tomato pasta

Vegan salad station*

  • Lettuce
  • Cherry tomatoes
  • Cucumber
  • Shredded carrot
  • Bacon bits
  • Tortilla chips
  • Vinaigrette dressing

Accidentally vegan desserts*

  • Orange juice ice lolly

*Pizza Hut state that these items are not vegan, but this is only because there is a risk of cross-contamination in the supply chain. They do not contain any animal products.

Is Pizza Hut garlic bread vegan?

Pizza Hut garlic bread is suitable for vegans as it does not contain any animal ingredients. It is not marked as vegan on the menu because it is made in the same factory as non-vegan items so there is a small risk of cross-contamination.

The ingredients in Pizza Hut garlic bread are:

Wheat Flour (with Calcium carbonate, Iron, Niacin, Thiamin), Water, Margarine [Oil (Rapeseed Oil, Palm Oil), Water, Emulsifier (E471), Flavouring, Colours (E160b, E100)], Garlic (Puree and Chopped), Yeast, Salt, Garlic Powder, Oregano, Onion Powder, Garlic Oil, Flour Treatment Agent (E300).

Do Pizza Hut do vegan pizza?

Pizza Hut has offered vegan pizza since 2017. Vegans have a choice of five pizza toppings including meat-free pepperoni. There are also five different pizza bases to choose from, including one which is stuffed with Violife vegan cheese.

Which Pizza Hut bases are vegan?

Almost all Pizza Hut pizza bases are vegan – Original Pan, All American Thin, Gluten-Free, Vegan Stuffed Crust and Flatbread. Vegans should avoid the regular Stuffed Crust and the Cheesy Bites base as these contain dairy cheese.

Pizza Hut’s vegan cheese

The vegan cheese alternative that Pizza Hut uses is Violife. This is one of the most popular brands of vegan cheese. It melts just like dairy cheese. The only real difference in terms of taste is that it can stick to your teeth a little bit.

Which Pizza Hut dips are vegan?

The following Pizza Hut dips and dressings are vegan:

  • BBQ sauce
  • Tomato ketchup
  • Vinaigrette

These dips and dressings are not vegan:

  • Garlic & herb sauce
  • Sour cream & chive dip
  • Mayonnaise
  • Thousand Island dressing

If you love to dip your pizza crusts, don’t miss Domino’s new vegan garlic and herb dip. You can read about it here: Domino’s vegan pizza review (UK)

To conclude

Pizza Hut have some fantatsic vegan options, including pizza topped with vegan pepperoni and a stuffed vegan cheese crust.

In addition to the main vegan menu at Pizza Hut, if you aren’t too concerned about the potential for cross-contamination in factories and kitchens, vegans can also order some items from the main menu, such as garlic bread, chips and onion rings.

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