Deep Dish Stuffed Pizza Pie

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READY IN: 55mins
Recipe by codergrlli

OK this is not dietetic but is tastes great. It basically is a ground beef pie with all the extras of pizza. Its fast to make and tastes great. I slim it down a bit at times using ground chicken and low fat cheese.

Ingredients Nutrition

  • 1 lb ground beef (80% lean)
  • 1 small onion, chopped
  • 1 (8 ounce) can pizza sauce
  • 1 (11 ounce) can Pillsbury refrigerated crusty french loaf (other brands should be fine)
  • 2 cups shredded Italian cheese blend (you can mix cheeses yourself)
  • 1 (3 ounce) package pepperoni slices (don't have to use this & will still taste good)
  • 1 egg
  • 1 teaspoon water

Directions

  1. 1. Heat oven to 350 degrees.
  2. 2. Use olive oil to grease a 9 inch glass pie plate.
  3. 3. Cook beef and onion in a skillet (medium heat).
  4. 4. Drain frying pan when beef is fully cooked
  5. 5. Stir in pizza sauce.
  6. 6. Unroll bread dough into pie pan and manipulate until the edges over the complete pie pan.
  7. 7. Add beef mixture to the pan - on top of the dough.
  8. 8. Top with half the cheese.
  9. 9. Add pepperoni.
  10. 10. Top with remaining cheese.
  11. 11. In a small bowl add egg and water, mix well and then brush crust with the egg mixture.
  12. 12. Bake 38 - 48 minutes
  13. 13. Cool 10 minutes.
  14. 14. Cut into wedges and enjoy.

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