Bacon Cheeseburger Pizza
6
servings
20 min
PREP TIME
45 min
TOTAL TIME

Ingredients

1 small (1/2 cup) onion, chopped

8 ounces lean ground beef

1/2 teaspoon pepper

3/4 cup pizza sauce

1 (12-inch) prepared pizza crust,  baked

1 1/2 cups shredded Cheddar cheese

1 1/2 cups shredded mozzarella cheese

6 slices crisply cooked bacon, crumbled

 

Dill pickles

 

 *Use your favorite baked pizza crust. Suggested crusts: refrigerated pizza crust, frozen bread dough, pizza crust mixes, ready-to-eat bread shells.

How to make

  1. STEP 1

    Heat oven to 400°F.

  2. STEP 2

    Cook onion, ground beef and pepper in 8-inch skillet over medium-high heat 8-12 minutes or until meat is no longer pink. Drain off fat.

  3. STEP 3

    Add pizza sauce. Reduce heat to low. Cook 5 minutes.

  4. STEP 4

    Place baked pizza crust onto ungreased 12-inch pizza pan or baking sheet. Top crust with ground beef mixture, Cheddar cheese, mozzarella cheese and bacon.

  5. STEP 5

    Bake 8-12 minutes or until cheese is melted. Let stand 5 minutes before slicing. Serve with dill pickles.

Tip #1

To make ahead, cook beef mixture ahead of time. Cool. Cover; refrigerate up to 2 days. Heat oven to 400°F approximately 20 minutes before serving time. Continue preparing pizza as directed above.

Tip #2

Variation:
Football Pizza: Form 1 (1-pound) loaf thawed frozen bread dough into 16x10x1/4-inch football shape. (Push dough gently from center to edges with greased hands.) Prick dough all over with fork. Let rise 10 minutes. Bake 12-15 minutes or until edges are lightly browned. Place toppings on baked crust as directed above.

Nutrition

460Calories
25Fat (mg)
75Cholesterol (mg)
880Sodium (mg)
30Carbohydrates (g)
0Dietary Fiber
28Protein (g)

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  July 12, 2011

kids loved this fast weeknight dinner with a green salad

— says Diane X.
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  June 06, 2009

I was disappointed with this pizza... to me, all I could taste was onion. I used a sweet onion. Not sure if it was a strong onion, or the recipe called for too much???

— says Beth
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