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Beef and Bacon Pizza

Oxmoor House
Hands-on time 20 mins
Total time 45 mins
Yield Serves 8 (serving size: 1 wedge)
This meat-lover's pizza is equally pleasing as a family dinner or for a casual party. For the best flavor, shred and grate the cheeses yourself.

Ingredients

  • 1 pound refrigerated fresh pizza dough
  • Cooking spray
  • 1/2 pound ground sirloin
  • 1 1/4 cups sliced onion
  • 3 garlic cloves, minced
  • 1 teaspoon chopped fresh rosemary
  • 1/2 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper
  • 1 tablespoon yellow cornmeal
  • 1/2 cup marinara sauce
  • 1 cup (4 ounces) part-skim mozzarella cheese, shredded and divided
  • 1/2 cup (2 ounces) grated fresh Parmesan cheese
  • 4 center-cut bacon slices, cooked and crumbled

Nutrition Information

  • calories 268
  • fat 7.2 g
  • satfat 3.1 g
  • monofat 2.3 g
  • polyfat 0.6 g
  • protein 17.5 g
  • carbohydrate 34.7 g
  • fiber 4.5 g
  • cholesterol 30 mg
  • iron 1.2 mg
  • sodium 498 mg
  • calcium 150 mg

How to Make It

  1. Place dough in a bowl coated with cooking spray. Let stand, covered, 30 minutes or until dough comes to room temperature.

  2. Preheat oven to 450°.

  3. Cook beef in a large nonstick skillet over medium-high heat until browned; stir to crumble. Drain. Add onions to pan; sauté 6 minutes or until tender and beginning to brown. Add garlic; sauté 1 minute. Add beef, rosemary, and pepper to onion mixture.

  4. Sprinkle cornmeal on a large baking sheet. Roll dough into a 12-inch circle; place on prepared baking sheet. Spread sauce over dough, leaving a 1/2-inch border. Sprinkle with 1/2 cup mozzarella cheese. Spread beef mixture over cheese. Top with remaining mozzarella and Parmesan cheeses. Sprinkle with bacon.

  5. Bake at 450° for 15 minutes or until crust is golden. Cut pizza into 8 wedges. Serves 8 (serving size: 1 wedge)

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Cook's Notes

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