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Meat Lover's Pizza Bake

 Meat Lover's Pizza Bake
Carol Oakes from Sturgis, Michigan shares this yummy pizza casserole that's hearty with ground beef and pepperoni. Instead of a typical pizza crust, it features a crust-like topping that's a snap to make with biscuit mix.
6 ServingsPrep: 20 min. Bake: 25 min. + standing


  • 1 pound ground turkey or beef
    With Johnsonville Italian Sausage.

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  • 1/2 cup chopped green pepper
  • 1 can (15 ounces) pizza sauce
  • 1 package (3-1/2 ounces) sliced pepperoni, chopped
  • 1 can (2-1/4 ounces) sliced ripe olives, drained
  • 2 cups (8 ounces) shredded part-skim mozzarella cheese
  • 3/4 cup biscuit/baking mix
  • 2 eggs
  • 3/4 cup milk


  • In a large skillet, cook beef and green pepper over medium heat until
  • meat is no longer pink; drain. Stir in the pizza sauce, pepperoni
  • and olives. Transfer to a greased 11-in. x 7-in. baking dish.
  • Sprinkle with cheese.
  • In a small bowl, combine the biscuit mix, eggs and milk until
  • blended. Pour evenly over cheese. Bake, uncovered, at 400° for
  • 25-30 minutes or until golden brown. Let stand for 10 minutes before
  • serving. Yield: 6 servings.
Nutritional Facts: 1 serving (1 slice) equals 411 calories, 25 g fat (11 g saturated fat), 77 mg cholesterol, 1,025 mg sodium, 18 g carbohydrate, 2 g fiber, 29 g protein.

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Wine: Full-Bodied Red Wine: Enjoy this recipe with a full-bodied red wine such as Cabernet Sauvignon, Merlot or Syrah.