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Puffed Pizza Casserole

 Puffed Pizza Casserole
“My sister gave me this recipe 20 years ago,” recalls Linda Wilkens of Maple Grove, Minnesota. “The hefty, comforting one-dish meal has a fun popover crust…and the pizza flavor makes it a favorite with all ages!”
2 ServingsPrep: 25 min. Bake: 20 min.


  • 1/3 pound lean ground beef (90% lean)
  • 1/4 cup chopped onion
  • 1/2 cup tomato sauce
  • 3 tablespoons water
  • 3 teaspoons spaghetti sauce mix
  • 1/3 cup all-purpose flour
  • 1/3 cup 2% milk
  • 2 tablespoons beaten egg
  • 1 teaspoon canola oil
  • 1/2 cup shredded part-skim mozzarella cheese
  • 2 tablespoons grated Parmesan cheese


  • In a large skillet, cook beef and onion over medium heat until meat
  • is no longer pink; drain. Add the tomato sauce, water and spaghetti
  • sauce mix. Bring to a boil. Reduce heat; simmer, uncovered, for 5
  • minutes. Meanwhile, place flour in a small bowl. Combine the milk,
  • egg and oil; whisk into flour just until blended.
  • Pour meat mixture into a 3-cup baking dish coated with cooking spray.
  • Sprinkle with mozzarella cheese. Pour flour mixture over top.
  • Sprinkle with Parmesan cheese.
  • Bake, uncovered, at 400° for 20-25 minutes or until golden brown
  • and center is set. Yield: 2 servings.

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Nutritional Facts: 1 serving equals 382 calories, 16 g fat (7 g saturated fat), 125 mg cholesterol, 995 mg sodium, 27 g carbohydrate, 2 g fiber, 30 g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 4 lean meat, 1-1/2 starch, 1 fat.
Wine: Full-Bodied Red Wine: Enjoy this recipe with a full-bodied red wine such as Cabernet Sauvignon, Merlot or Syrah.