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Cheesy Lasagna Pizza

 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.

Ingredients

  • 1 pound ground 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

Directions

  • 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.
Wine: Full-Bodied Red Wine: Enjoy this recipe with a full-bodied red wine such as Cabernet

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, Merlot or Syrah.