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Zesty Potato Pizza

 Zesty Potato Pizza
I originally invented this recipe for the state agriculture department's "Potato Recipe Contest"—and won first place!—Marilyn Stroud, Larsen, Wisconsin
4-6 ServingsPrep: 20 min. Bake: 30 min.

Ingredients

  • CRUST:
  • 6 medium potatoes, peeled, cooked and mashed
  • 1/3 cup sour cream
  • 1/3 cup shredded part-skim mozzarella cheese
  • 1 egg, lightly beaten
  • Salt and pepper to taste
  • 2 teaspoons dry bread crumbs
  • TOPPING:
  • 1 pound ground beef
  • 1 can (12 ounces) SPAM luncheon meat
  • 1 small onion, chopped
  • 1 can (8 ounces) pizza sauce
  • 1 cup (4 ounces) shredded part-skim mozzarella cheese
  • 2 tablespoons grated Parmesan cheese

Directions

  • For crust,in a large bowl, beat the mashed potatoes, sour cream,
  • mozzarella cheese, egg, salt and pepper until blended.
  • Spread potato mixture onto a 12-in. pizza pan. Build up edges
  • slightly. Sprinkle with bread crumbs. Bake at 350° for 20
  • minutes.
  • Meanwhile, for topping, in a large skillet, cook beef, luncheon meat
  • and onion over medium heat until meat is no longer pink: drain Stir
  • in pizza sauce; set aside.
  • Remove crust from oven; increase temperature to 400°. Spoon

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Zesty Potato Pizza (continued)

Directions (continued)

  • topping mixture evenly over crust to within 1/2-in. of edges.
  • Sprinkle with mozzarella and Parmesan cheeses. Bake another 10
  • minutes or until cheese is melted. Yield: 4-6 servings.
Nutritional Facts: 1 serving (1 slice) equals 591 calories, 30 g fat (14 g saturated fat), 137 mg cholesterol, 1,139 mg sodium, 44 g carbohydrate, 4 g fiber, 34 g protein.
Wine: Sweet Red Wine: Enjoy this recipe with a sweet red wine.