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Meatball Pizza Recipe

Meatball Pizza Recipe

"I always keep meatballs and bread shell crusts in the freezer to make this pizza at the spur of the moment," says Mary Humeniuk-Smith of Perry Hall, Maryland. "Add a tossed salad and you have a delicious dinner."
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 25 min. YIELD:8 servings


  • 1 prebaked 12-inch pizza crust
  • 1 can (8 ounces) pizza sauce
  • 1 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1 teaspoon Italian seasoning
  • 1/4 cup grated Parmesan cheese
  • 1 small onion, halved and sliced
  • 12 frozen fully cooked Italian meatballs (1/2 ounce each), thawed and halved
  • 1 cup (4 ounces) shredded part-skim mozzarella cheese
  • 1 cup (4 ounces) shredded cheddar cheese


  • 1. Preheat oven to 350°. Place crust on an ungreased 12-in. pizza pan or baking sheet.
  • 2. Spread sauce over crust; sprinkle with garlic powder, Italian seasoning and Parmesan cheese. Top with onion and meatballs; sprinkle with remaining cheeses. Bake 12-17 minutes or until cheese is melted. Yield: 8 slices.

Nutritional Facts

1 slice equals 321 calories, 16 g fat (8 g saturated fat), 36 mg cholesterol, 755 mg sodium, 28 g carbohydrate, 2 g fiber, 17 g protein.

Wine Pairings

Full-Bodied Red Wine

Enjoy this recipe with a full-bodied red wine such as Cabernet Sauvignon, Merlot or Syrah.