Baked Macaroni N Cheese Pizza
Here's a fun and flavorful way to combine pizza and macaroni and cheese. Experiment with other pizza toppings such as sausage or diced green peppers. —Andrew McDowell, Lake Villa, Illinois
8 ServingsPrep: 25 min. Bake: 10 min. + standing
- 1 package (7-1/4 ounces) macaroni and cheese dinner mix
- 2 eggs, beaten
- 1/2 pound ground turkey or beef
- 3/4 cup chopped onion
- 1-1/4 cups pizza sauce
- 1 can (4 ounces) mushroom stems and pieces, drained
- 28 pepperoni slices
- 1 cup (4 ounces) shredded Mexican cheese blend
- Prepare macaroni and cheese according to package directions;
- gradually stir in eggs.
- Spread onto a greased 12-in. pizza pan. Bake at 375° for 10
- minutes. Meanwhile, in a large skillet, cook beef and onion over
- medium heat until meat is no longer pink; drain. Stir in pizza
- Spread over macaroni crust. Sprinkle with mushrooms, pepperoni and
- cheese blend. Bake for 10-15 minutes or until a thermometer inserted
- in crust reads 160° and cheese is melted. Yield: 8 servings.
Nutritional Facts: 1 slice equals 332 calories, 20 g fat (10 g saturated fat), 108 mg cholesterol, 723 mg sodium, 22 g carbohydrate, 1 g fiber, 17 g protein.