Beef Pizza Loaf Recipe
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Beef Pizza Loaf Recipe

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Pizza sauce, cheese and vegetables give this meat loaf its pretty pizzazz. It's an economical dish that feeds my husband and me for days.
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 10 min. Bake: 1 hour
MAKES:8 servings
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 10 min. Bake: 1 hour
MAKES: 8 servings


  • 2 eggs
  • 1 cup milk
  • 1 cup crushed butter-flavored crackers (about 25 crackers)
  • 1 medium onion, chopped
  • 1/2 cup grated Parmesan cheese
  • 1-1/2 teaspoons salt
  • 1 teaspoon minced fresh oregano or 1/4 teaspoon dried oregano
  • 2 pounds ground beef
  • 1 cup pizza sauce
  • 1 cup (4 ounces) shredded part-skim mozzarella cheese
  • Sliced fresh mushrooms and green pepper, optional

Nutritional Facts

1 each: 398 calories, 23g fat (10g saturated fat), 147mg cholesterol, 851mg sodium, 14g carbohydrate (5g sugars, 1g fiber), 31g protein .


  1. In a bowl, combine the first seven ingredients. Crumble beef over mixture and mix well. Pat into a greased 8-in. square baking pan.
  2. Bake, uncovered, at 350° for 50 minutes or until the meat is no longer pink and a meat thermometer reads 160°; drain.
  3. Spread pizza sauce over top. Sprinkle with mozzarella cheese. Bake 10 minutes longer or until the cheese is melted.
  4. Meanwhile, if desired, saute mushrooms and green pepper in a skillet. Using two large spatulas, carefully transfer meat loaf to a serving platter. Top with the mushrooms and green pepper. Yield: 8 servings.
Originally published as Pizza Loaf in Taste of Home Ground Beef Cookbook 1999, p32

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Ann_Marie_PA 222291
Reviewed Mar. 8, 2015

"It was ok...not enough spice so this would be a good recipe to play with. I would put half the beef mixture down then some pepperoni then the other half of the meat mixture. You MIX the first 7 ingredients then CRUMBLE the hamburger over the mixed ingredients."

rayeellen 75659
Reviewed Sep. 30, 2013

"Dish was okay. Nothing to rave about. Kind of bland."

bookmaus 46177
Reviewed Apr. 28, 2013

"Recipe said to combine first seven ingredients and bake;however, no meat is in first seven ingredients to bake."

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