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Deep-Dish Pizza Casserole

Deep-Dish Pizza Casserole

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.

Oxmoor House JANUARY 1999

  • Yield: 6 servings.
  • Cook time:17 Minutes
  • Prep time:10 Minutes

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.

Nutritional Information

Amount per serving
  • Calories: 277
  • Calories from fat: 25%
  • Fat: 7.7g
  • Saturated fat: 2.1g
  • Monounsaturated fat: 0.0g
  • Polyunsaturated fat: 0.0g
  • Protein: 22.6g
  • Carbohydrate: 28.5g
  • Fiber: 1.6g
  • Cholesterol: 49mg
  • Iron: 0.0mg
  • Sodium: 667mg
  • Calcium: 0.0mg
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