Mushroom Pizza Loaf Recipe
Mushroom Pizza Loaf Recipe photo by Taste of Home

Mushroom Pizza Loaf Recipe

Read Reviews
4.5 4 4
Publisher Photo
“This recipe came from my Grandma," says Amanda Wiersema in Archer, Iowa. "It was always a favorite of mine as I was growing up and has now become a favorite with my husband and two kids!”
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 25 min. Bake: 20 min.
MAKES:6 servings
Contest Winning Test Kitchen Approved
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 25 min. Bake: 20 min.
MAKES: 6 servings


  • 1 pound ground beef
  • 1/2 cup chopped onion
  • 1/2 cup chopped green pepper
  • 1 cup Italian tomato sauce
  • 1 can (4 ounces) mushroom stems and pieces, drained
  • 1 teaspoon paprika
  • 1/2 teaspoon garlic salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon dried oregano
  • 1/8 teaspoon pepper
  • 1 tube (13.8 ounces) refrigerated pizza crust
  • 1/2 cup shredded part-skim mozzarella cheese
  • 1/2 cup shredded cheddar cheese

Nutritional Facts

1 serving equals 372 calories, 13 g fat (6 g saturated fat), 52 mg cholesterol, 1020 mg sodium, 37 g carbohydrate, 2 g fiber, 25 g protein.


  1. In a large skillet, cook the beef, onion and green pepper over medium heat until meat is no longer pink; drain. Stir in the tomato sauce, mushrooms, paprika, garlic salt, oregano and pepper.
  2. Unroll pizza dough onto a greased baking sheet; roll into a 15-in. x 12-in. rectangle. Spoon meat mixture down the center of rectangle; sprinkle with cheeses.
  3. On each long side, cut 1-in.-wide strips about 2-1/2 in. into center. Starting at one end, fold alternating strips at an angle across filling. Pinch ends to seal. Bake at 350° for 20-25 minutes or until golden brown.
    Freeze option: Freeze cooled unsliced pizza loaf in heavy-duty foil. To use, remove from freezer 30 minutes before reheating. Remove from foil and reheat loaf on a greased baking sheet in a preheated 325° oven until heated through.
    Yield: 6 servings.
Originally published as Pizza Loaf in Simple & Delicious March/April 2008, p37

Reviews for Mushroom Pizza Loaf

5 Star
4 Star
3 Star
2 Star
1 Star
Please Log In or Join to add a rating and review.
Click stars to rate
Any changes to your rating or review will appear where you originally posted your review
Loading Image
Sort By :
Reviewed Nov. 7, 2011

"I didn't take the time to crisscross the crust, but it was still great!"

Reviewed Oct. 22, 2010

"Easy to make. I used 1/2 pound of ground beef and then about 15 pepperonis. One thing though, make sure the meat mix is cool when you add it to the bread dough or it will make a hole in it."

Reviewed Oct. 20, 2010

"I did it with Italian sausage and chopped pepperoni, pizza sauce, black olices,and Italian blend cheese. This could be change a lot of ways. YUM YUM Thnaks for the recipe."

Reviewed Oct. 20, 2010

"amanda...this looks so good..! i am from Garner, Iowa..."

Loading Image