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Contest-Winning German Pizza Recipe

Contest-Winning German Pizza Recipe

Meet the Cook: Most of our family lives in Pennsylvania. They visit us often, and I like to serve this simple meal when they do. Even if it's just my husband, our 1-1/2-year-old and me around the table, German Pizza is a favorite. We have 280 sows and raise pigs to feeder size. There's plenty to do, and quick meals are appreciated. I do a good bit of canning and freezing. I also enjoy sewing. And I love to read - especially Country Woman! -Audrey Nolt, Versailles, Missouri
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 20 min. Cook: 40 min. YIELD:4-6 servings

Ingredients

  • 1 pound ground turkey or beef
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  • 1/2 medium onion, chopped
  • 1/2 green pepper, diced
  • 1-1/2 teaspoon salt, divided
  • 1/2 teaspoon pepper
  • 2 tablespoons butter
  • 6 medium potatoes (about 2-1/4 pounds), peeled and finely shredded
  • 3 eggs, lightly beaten
  • 1/3 cup milk
  • 2 cups (8 ounces) shredded cheddar or part-skim mozzarella cheese

Directions

  • 1. In a large skillet over medium heat, cook and stir the beef, onion, green pepper, 1/2 teaspoon salt and pepper until meat is no longer pink; drain. Remove and keep warm.
  • 2. Reduce heat to low; melt butter in pan. Spread potatoes over butter and sprinkle with remaining salt. Top with beef mixture. Combine eggs and milk; pour over all.
  • 3. Cover and cook for 30 minutes or until set in the center. Sprinkle with cheese; cover and cook until melted. Cut into wedges. Yield: 4-6 servings.

Nutritional Facts

1 wedge equals 462 calories, 24 g fat (14 g saturated fat), 195 mg cholesterol, 948 mg sodium, 33 g carbohydrate, 2 g fiber, 28 g protein.

Wine Pairings

Sweet Red Wine

Enjoy this recipe with a sweet red wine.