About the Dish:
Meatball Pizza is a delicious and savory dish that combines the flavors of meatballs and pizza into one mouthwatering meal. The crust is perfectly crispy on the outside and soft on the inside, providing the perfect base for the toppings. The meatballs are made from a flavorful blend of ground beef, breadcrumbs, garlic, and Italian seasoning. They are cooked until juicy and tender, adding a meaty and savory element to the pizza. The pizza is then topped with gooey melted cheese and your favorite pizza sauce. The combination of flavors and textures is simply irresistible, making this dish a favorite for pizza lovers and meatball enthusiasts alike.
|Pre-made pizza crust||1|
|Ground beef||1 pound|
|Garlic, minced||3 cloves|
|Italian seasoning||1 tablespoon|
|Shredded mozzarella cheese||2 cups|
|Pizza sauce||1 cup|
|Optional toppings (vegetables, pepperoni, etc.)||As desired|
- Step 1: Preheat your oven to 425°F (220°C).
- Step 2: In a mixing bowl, combine the ground beef, breadcrumbs, minced garlic, and Italian seasoning. Mix well until all ingredients are evenly incorporated.
- Step 3: Roll the meat mixture into small meatballs, about 1 inch in diameter.
- Step 4: In a frying pan, heat a small amount of oil over medium heat. Add the meatballs and cook until browned on all sides and cooked through, about 10 minutes. Remove from heat and set aside.
- Step 5: Place the pizza crust on a baking sheet or pizza stone. Spread the pizza sauce evenly over the crust.
- Step 6: Sprinkle half of the shredded mozzarella cheese over the sauce.
- Step 7: Arrange the cooked meatballs evenly over the cheese.
- Step 8: Add any optional toppings, such as sliced vegetables or pepperoni.
- Step 9: Sprinkle the remaining shredded mozzarella cheese over the toppings.
- Step 10: Bake the pizza in the preheated oven for 12-15 minutes, or until the cheese is melted and bubbly and the crust is golden brown.
- Step 11: Remove the pizza from the oven and let it cool slightly before slicing and serving.