Easy Deep-Dish Pizza

Russ Myers


This appetizer not only looks great but taste great also.
A must for the big game or an evening of just sitting around the TV

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15 Squares


20 Min


20 Min




3 c
biscuit baking mix
3/4 c
cold water
1 lb
lean ground beef (95% fat free) or ground sirloin
1/2 c
slivered onion
1/4 tsp
2 clove
garlic, crushed
1 can(s)
(15 oz) tomato sauce
1 tsp
italian seasoning
2 c
reduced fat shredded mozzarella cheese (about 8 oz)
1 jar(s)
(4 1/2 oz) sliced mushrooms, drained
green pepper, cut into strips
red pepper, cut into strips

Directions Step-By-Step

Preheat oven to 425 degrees F. Lightly grease jelly roll pan, 15 1/2 x 10 1/2 x 1- inch, or a cookie sheet.

Mix baking mix and water until soft dough forms; beat vigorously 20 strokes. Gently smooth dough into ball on floured board. Knead 20 times. Using a rolling pin, roll into a rectangle measuring 15 1/2 x 10 1/2- inches.
Place dough on and up sides of the pan with floured hands. Or place on cookie sheet; pinch edges of rectangle, forming 3/4- inch rim.

Cook and stir lean ground beef, onion, salt and garlic until beef is brown; drain grease.

Mix tomato sauce and Italian seasoning; spread over dough. Scatter cheese over tomato sauce.
Spoon beef mixture over cheese and top with mushrooms and peppers.

Bake until crust is golden brown; about 20 minutes. Slice into 3 x 3- inch slices and serve.

About this Recipe

Main Ingredient: Pasta
Regional Style: American
Other Tag: Quick & Easy