Deep-Dish Pizza Casserole

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This easy weeknight dish is a fusion of two popular types of recipes--a pizza and a casserole--and  sure to become a favorite at your dinner table.

Yield:

6 servings.

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Recipe Time

Prep: 10 Minutes
Cook: 17 Minutes

Nutritional Information

Calories 277
Caloriesfromfat 25 %
Fat 7.7 g
Satfat 2.1 g
Monofat 0.0 g
Polyfat 0.0 g
Protein 22.6 g
Carbohydrate 28.5 g
Fiber 1.6 g
Cholesterol 49 mg
Iron 0.0 mg
Sodium 667 mg
Calcium 0.0 mg

Ingredients

1 pound ground round
1 (15-ounce) can chunky Italian-style tomato sauce
Cooking spray
1 (10-ounce) can refrigerated pizza crust dough
6 (1-ounce) slices part-skim mozzarella cheese, divided

Preparation

Cook meat in a medium nonstick skillet over medium-high heat until browned, stirring until it crumbles. Drain, if necessary and return to skillet. Add tomato sauce, and cook until heated.

While meat cooks, coat a 13- x 9- x 2-inch baking dish with cooking spray. Unroll pizza crust dough, and press into bottom and halfway up sides of baking dish. Line bottom of pizza crust with 3 slices mozzarella cheese. Top with meat mixture.

Bake, uncovered, at 425° for 12 minutes. Top with remaining 3 cheese slices, and bake 5 additional minutes or until crust is browned and cheese melts. Cool 5 minutes before serving.

Note:

Cooking Light 5-Ingredient 15-Minute Cookbook

January 1999
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