Total Time
Prep 30 mins
Cook 20 mins

I found this recipe in the Feb/Mar 1999 issue of Taste of Home magazine. When I told my family that we were having "potato pizza" for dinner, they looked at me like I'd lost my mind. But now, they request it often! I have modified the original recipe slightly. I added garlic to the mashed potatoes and I don't pre-bake the crust at all. Every time I serve this I get rave reviews. Leftovers are just as tasty reheated the next day.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. In large saucepan or dutch oven, boil potatoes until very tender.
  2. Meanwhile, unroll pizza crust onto ungreased pizza pan or cookie sheet.
  3. Flatten dough and build up edges slightly.
  4. Prick dough with tines of a fork.
  5. Pre-bake at 350 degrees for 15 minutes.
  6. Drain potatoes and transfer to mixing bowl.
  7. Mash with milk, garlic powder and salt until smooth.
  8. Spread over crust.
  9. In a skillet, partially cook the diced bacon.
  10. Add onion and red pepper; cook until tender and bacon is crisp.
  11. Drain well.
  12. Sprinkle bacon and vegetables over potatoes.
  13. Top with cheeses.
  14. Bake at 375 degrees for 20 minutes.
  15. Serve with sour cream if desired.


Most Helpful

It was a nice change from the regular pizzas. I used mushrooms instead of bacon and used 1 whole red pepper but I did not cook the pepper since we like a bit of crunch to it. Next day with the leftovers, I added some sliced, pickled jalapeno and some diced, cooked chicken and reheated it, we loved it! Definitely be making it again. Thanks, Lorilyn!

Aaliyah's&Aaron'sMum January 13, 2008

My husband and I loved this -- picky kids, not so much. I used a tsp of garlic salt instead of garlic powder, an entire red pepper, nonfat mozzarella, and lowfat chedder. I couldn't find a 10-oz tube pizza crust, but used a 13.5 oz one and did prebake it. Instead of cooking the veggies in the bacon grease I emptied the pan and wiped it with a paper towel. There was enough of a sheen to soften the veggies without all the grease. Our family of four only ate about 1/2 of the recipe, so four servings would be HUGE. Good recipe -- thanks!

wife2abadge April 04, 2006

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