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Potato-Crust Pizza

 Potato-Crust Pizza
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.
4-6 ServingsPrep: 10 min. Bake: 25 min.

Ingredients

  • 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

Directions

  • 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.
Nutritional Facts: 1 serving (1 piece) equals 293 calories, 18 g fat (9 g saturated fat), 79 mg cholesterol, 1,518 mg sodium, 22 g carbohydrate, 3 g fiber, 13 g protein.
Wine: Sweet Red Wine: Enjoy this recipe with a sweet red wine.