Cheesy Lasagna Pizza
My children never seem to tire of pizza, but I get bored making it the same way. This recipe from a co-worker features a crust seasoned with spaghetti sauce mix for tasty results.— Connie Denmark, St. Joseph, Illinois
4-6 ServingsPrep: 50 min. Bake: 30 min.
- 1 pound ground turkey or beef
- 1 can (8 ounces) tomato sauce
- 1/4 cup water
- 1 envelope spaghetti sauce mix, divided
- 1 loaf (1 pound) frozen bread dough, thawed
- 1-1/2 cups (12 ounces) 4% cottage cheese
- 1/4 cup grated Parmesan cheese
- 1 cup (4 ounces) shredded mozzarella cheese
- In a skillet, cook beef over medium heat until no longer pink; drain.
- Stir in tomato sauce, water and 3 tablespoons spaghetti sauce mix.
- Cover and simmer for 30 minutes. Meanwhile, knead remaining
- spaghetti sauce mix into the bread dough. Press onto the bottom and
- up the sides of a greased 12-in. pizza pan. Spread with cottage
- cheese. Spoon meat mixture over top. Sprinkle with Parmesan cheese.
- Bake at 400° for 25 minutes. Sprinkle with mozzarella cheese.
- Bake 5 minutes longer or until the crust is golden and cheese is
- melted. Let stand 5 minutes before serving. Yield: 4-6 servings.
Serve Cheesy Lasagna Pizza with store-bought salad mix that included greens and dressing. Toss in a cucumber slices, tomato wedges and packaged croutons.