Potato-Crust Pizza Recipe
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Potato-Crust Pizza Recipe

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We grow potatoes and found this recipe is a great way to use up leftover mashed potatoes. This dish is a favorite among our family and friends.
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 10 min. Bake: 25 min.
MAKES:4-6 servings
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 10 min. Bake: 25 min.
MAKES: 4-6 servings


  • 3 cups mashed potatoes (prepared with milk)
  • 1 egg, beaten
  • 1/2 cup grated Parmesan cheese
  • 2 tablespoons butter, melted
  • 1-1/2 teaspoons salt
  • 1 can (8 ounces) pizza sauce
  • 3 ounces sliced pepperoni
  • 4 fresh mushrooms, sliced
  • 1 cup (4 ounces) shredded mozzarella cheese

Nutritional Facts

1 piece: 293 calories, 18g fat (9g saturated fat), 79mg cholesterol, 1518mg sodium, 22g carbohydrate (3g sugars, 3g fiber), 13g protein.


  1. In a bowl, combine potatoes, egg, Parmesan cheese, butter and salt. Press onto bottom and up the sides of a greased 10-in. pie plate. Spread pizza sauce over potato mixture to within 1/2 in. of edges. Top with pepperoni and mushrooms. Sprinkle with mozzarella cheese. Bake at 400° for 25-30 minutes or until heated through and cheese is melted. Yield: 4-6 servings.
Editor's Note: An 11-in. x 7-in. x 2-in. baking dish can be used instead of the pie plate.
Originally published as Potato-Crust Pizza in Country Extra September 1997, p51

Sweet Red Wine

Enjoy this recipe with a sweet red wine.

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Patricia User ID: 5320322 256759
Reviewed Nov. 13, 2016

"Not to my taste. Mashed potatoes did not make a good crust - it tasted like mashed potatoes with pizza toppings. I will not make it again. I even tried pre-baking the 'crust' so it would have a chance to dry out a little bit."

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