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Kid-Tested Cheeseburger Pizza

Total Time

Prep: 30 min. Bake: 15 min.


6 pieces

The term "picky eater" may have started when small children began refusing offers of liver and onions while feeding their Brussels sprouts to pets under the table. A new generation of "kid friendly" foods was born, and Cheeseburger Pizza is just that—thumbs up kid-approved. —Jennifer Miller, Smyrna, Tennessee
Kid-Tested Cheeseburger Pizza Recipe photo by Taste of Home


  • 3/4 pound ground beef
  • 1 medium onion, chopped
  • 2 teaspoons garlic powder
  • 2 teaspoons onion powder
  • 1/8 teaspoon crushed red pepper flakes
  • 1 tube (11 ounces) refrigerated thin pizza crust
  • 1 teaspoon Italian seasoning
  • 1 cup marinara sauce
  • 1-1/4 cups shredded Colby-Monterey Jack cheese
  • 1/2 cup shredded Parmesan cheese
  • Sliced pepperoncini, optional


  1. In a large skillet, cook the first five ingredients over medium heat until meat is no longer pink; drain.
  2. Unroll dough into a greased 15x10x1-in. baking pan. Bake at 425° for 7-10 minutes or until golden brown. Sprinkle crust with Italian seasoning; spread with marinara. Top with beef mixture; sprinkle with cheeses.
  3. Bake 6-10 minutes longer or until edges are lightly browned and cheese is melted. Top with pepperoncini if desired.

Nutrition Facts

1 piece: 404 calories, 19g fat (10g saturated fat), 61mg cholesterol, 663mg sodium, 34g carbohydrate (8g sugars, 2g fiber), 23g protein.

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