French Bread Loose Meat Pizza

Barbara Miller


Ed, my son, loves garlic Alfredo Sauce and he loves pizza so I came up with this as a quick supper idea. I serve it with sliced yellow squash and onion grilled in EVOO on the George Foreman.

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10 Min
25 Min
Pan Fry


loaf of french bread, sliced in 1" slices
2 lb
ground round, 85/15
1 medium
yellow onions, grated
1/2 c
1 tsp
ground black pepper
1 tsp
paprika, hot
1 Tbsp
garlic powder
1 Tbsp
italian seasoning
1 tsp
red pepper flakes
1/2 jar(s)
ragu roasted garlic parmesan sauce


1place bread slices on baking sheet and set aside. preheat oven to 450 degrees F.
2add ground meat and grated onion to pan and add water. brown meat, breaking it up as it browns. Stir in black pepper, paprika, garlic powder, Italian seasoning, and red pepper flakes. set aside when browned thru.
3Spread 2 teaspoons of the Ragu Sauce on one side of each slice of bread. completely cover the bread with the sauce. bake for 5 min. then remove from oven, but leave toasts on the pan.
4Add 3 teaspoons of meat mixture to each slice of bread. press down on meat. top with 2 tsp Ragu sauce and spread it on the meat. top with a sprinkle of crushed red pepper flake and garlic powder.
5return to the oven and bake till bubbly and starting to brown...about 12 to 15 minutes. Remove from oven and allow to cool 5 min.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Beef, Other Main Dishes, Pizza
Main Ingredient: Beef
Regional Style: Italian
Other Tag: Quick & Easy