Christmas Stocking Pizzas

True story: If you leave out Christmas stocking pizzas for Santa Claus you’ll get two times as many presents than you would if you leave out just milk and cookies! Trust me on this! Santa will appreciate your efforts and reward you nicely. These little pizzas make for a great holiday-time project. They’re quite easy to make, and rather fun to boot. It’s an excellent treat for young and old alike!

You can make your Christmas stocking pizzas with whatever toppings you like, of course. We liked how the mini pepperoni and the Italian sausage ones looked. And tasted. They didn’t last, that’s for sure. You want to use smaller-sized toppings since the pizzas aren’t that large!

You’ll need a template to make the pizzas. Ours is just over 5″ tall when printed. Just download the picture below and print it. If you want to make smaller (or bigger) pizzas just size the graphic in your favorite editing software.

Christmas stocking

Happy Holidays!

I highly recommend that you shred or grate your own cheese at home. Don’t buy the pre-shredded or pre-grated stuff. It has stuff added to it to keep it from sticking together. That ‘stuff’ affects how the cheese melts. Get the real stuff.

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Christmas Stocking Pizzas

If you leave out Christmas stocking pizzas for Santa Claus you'll get two times as many presents than you would if you leave out just milk and cookies!
Course Appetizer or Main
Cuisine American
Keyword Christmas, pizza
Prep Time 30 minutes
Cook Time 15 minutes
Servings 5
Calories 223kcal

Ingredients

  • 1 pound pre-made pizza dough If frozen defrost overnight in the fridge then let come to room temperature on the countertop for 2 hours before using.
  • pizza sauce
  • mozzarella cheese shredded
  • mini pepperonis
  • Italian sausage Cooked and crumbled. If using links remove from casings before cooking. I like to pulse my cooked sausage in a food processor a few times to get it nice and finely crumbled.

Instructions

  • Preheat oven per package instructions. Prepare 2 large baking sheets, if required (some pre-made doughs require that you first grease the pans).
  • Print out the stocking template and cut around the edges.
  • Roll dough out onto a lightly floured surface.
  • Place the template onto the dough and cut around the edges. We found that a sharp-tipped knife or kitchen scissors worked best.
  • Transfer the dough to a baking pan. Keep making stockings until you're out of dough. We were able to get 5 out of a 1 pound dough but that took some thinking as we moved the pattern around. You can easily get 4 stockings without much worry.
  • Add toppings as desired. For a few we used sauce, mini pepperoni and then cheese all over. For the rest we used sauce and sausage, with cheese just at the top.
  • Bake until the dough is lightly browned and the cheese is bubbly.
  • Remove and let cool slightly before serving.

Nutrition

Calories: 223kcal | Carbohydrates: 43g | Protein: 7g | Fat: 3g | Saturated Fat: 1g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 1g | Sodium: 656mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 6g | Iron: 2mg

Nutritional values are approximate.

Mini Deep Dish Pizzas

It’s impossible to make too many of these mini deep dish pizzas. They’re perfect for the big game or any get-together. They’re easy to make, and with a little imagination, you can make a variety of them to please anyone. We decided to go the simple route and just top these pizzas with cheese and mini pepperonis. We both thought they were fantastic.

Mini Deep Dish Pizzas

Make sure you leave the mini deep dish pizzas in the oven long enough to get a bit of a crunchy crust on them. They’ll also get a bit more crunchy after you take them out of the oven and cool a bit.

This is my go-to cheese shredder and grater. It does an amazing job and is very easy to clean!

Also try my homemade pizza rolls.

Mini Deep Dish Pizzas
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Mini Deep Dish Pizzas

It’s impossible to make too many of these mini deep dish pizzas. They’re perfect for the big game or any get-together. They’re easy to make, and with a little imagination, you can make a variety of them to please anyone. 
Course Appetizer
Cuisine Main
Keyword pizza
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 12 minutes
Total Time 17 minutes
Servings 32 mini-pizzas
Calories 43kcal

Ingredients

Instructions

  • Preheat oven to 425 F.
  • Spray a muffin pan with non-stick spray.
  • Working in batches, cut the tortillas into 2″ circles using a circular cookie cutter.
  • Press the tortillas into the bottom of the muffin tins.
  • Top with a little pizza sauce, the cheeses, pepperonis and seasonings.
  • Bake for 10-12 minutes or until the cheese has melted.
  • Let cool slightly before removing and serving.

Nutrition

Calories: 43kcal | Carbohydrates: 4g | Protein: 2g | Fat: 2g | Saturated Fat: 1g | Trans Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 5mg | Sodium: 152mg | Potassium: 44mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 1g | Vitamin A: 57IU | Vitamin C: 1mg | Calcium: 31mg | Iron: 1mg

Nutritional values are approximate.

Muffaletta Flatbread Pizza

True story: I often dream about muffaletta sandwiches. They have the perfect combination of flavors. Smoky provolone. Cured meats. Fantastic olive salad. This muffaletta flatbread pizza takes all those great flavors (and more) and puts it on a bite-sized crunchy slice. Perfect for a party, perfect for any time!

Muffaletta Flatbread Pizza

I make my own olive salad when I have time. It’s completely amazing, and definitely one of my favorite things to make. No matter if you use homemade or store-bought, make sure you drain the salad a bit before using it. You want a bit of the great olive oil flavor, but you don’t want a soggy muffaletta flatbread pizza.

I highly recommend that you shred or grate your own cheese at home. Don’t buy the pre-shredded or pre-grated stuff. It has stuff added to it to keep it from sticking together. That ‘stuff’ affects how the cheese melts. Shred it yourself and use the good stuff.

Also try my white garlic chicken flatbread pizza. For a great side dish, try my muffaletta pasta salad.

Muffaletta Flatbread Pizza
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Muffaletta Flatbread Pizza

This flatbread pizza takes all the great flavors of a muffaletta and puts it on a bite-sized crunchy slice. Perfect for a party, perfect for any time!
Course Main or Appetizer
Cuisine American
Keyword flatbread, pizza
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 15 minutes
Total Time 30 minutes
Servings 2 pizzas
Calories 435kcal
Author Mike

Ingredients

Toppings (divide equally between the two flatbreads)

  • Olive salad drained just slightly
  • ½ cup shredded cheese Mozzarella, provolone, Italian blend, whatever you prefer
  • 3 slices Provolone cheese cut into strips
  • 3 slices salami cut into strips or chopped
  • 3 slices Mortadella cut into strips or chopped
  • 3 slices Capicolla Prosciutto, or smoked ham, cut into strips or chopped
  • ¼ cup artichoke hearts small, drained, chopped

Instructions

  • Preheat oven to 375 F.
  • Place flatbreads on baking sheets and bake for 2 minutes. Flip and bake for another 2 minutes to get crusts slightly crunchy. Remove and let cool slightly.
  • Spread olive salad on to the flatbreads. Get a little of the yummy juice on them but not too much or they will be soggy.
  • Add remaining ingredients.
  • Bake for 10-15 minutes or until cheese has melted and crust is crunchy.
  • Place under broiler for 30 seconds or so if you want a little char on the toppings.
  • Slice and serve.

Nutrition

Calories: 435kcal | Carbohydrates: 27g | Protein: 25g | Fat: 26g | Saturated Fat: 13g | Cholesterol: 66mg | Sodium: 1464mg | Potassium: 216mg | Fiber: 4g | Sugar: 1g | Vitamin A: 440IU | Calcium: 369mg | Iron: 2mg

Nutritional values are approximate.

White Garlic Chicken Pizza

This white garlic chicken pizza reminded me that I really need to eat more white sauce pizza. I usually opt for red, making my own sauce, but the creamy, garlicky, cheesy sauce on this pizza was fantastic. Black olives, shallot, moist and tender chicken and Mozzarella topped it all off delicious bite-after-bite.

White Garlic Chicken Pizza

I used chicken that I had roasted on my Char-Broil Big Easy when making this white garlic chicken pizza, but any cooked chicken will do. Grab a rotisserie chicken next time you’re at the store and shred or chop it. Perfect.

I highly recommend that you shred or grate your own cheese at home. Don’t buy the pre-shredded or pre-grated stuff. It has stuff added to it to keep it from sticking together. That ‘stuff’ affects how the cheese melts. Shred it yourself and use the good stuff.

Also try my BBQ chicken and muffaletta flatbread pizzas.

White Garlic Chicken Pizza
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White Garlic Chicken Pizza

This white garlic chicken pizza reminded me that I really need to eat more white sauce pizza.
Course Main
Cuisine American
Keyword chicken, garlic, pizza
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 20 minutes
Total Time 30 minutes
Servings 2 pizzas
Calories 581kcal

Ingredients

For the white garlic pizza sauce

For the pizza

  • 2 10 inch pizza crusts
  • 10 ounces cooked chicken shredded, chopped or cubed
  • 2 medium shallots sliced thin
  • black olives sliced
  • Mozzarella cheese
  • parsley chopped, for garnish, if desired

Instructions

For the white garlic pizza sauce

  • Melt butter in a small saucepan over medium-high heat.
  • Stir in the garlic and cook for 30 seconds.
  • Whisk in the flour, pepper, salt and oregano. Cook for 30 seconds.
  • Slowly add the milk while whisking.
  • Remove from heat and add the cheese. Stir to melt.
  • Use sauce immediately.

For the pizza

  • Preheat oven per package instructions.
  • Spread sauce out on both crusts.
  • Add chicken, shallots and olives, followed by the cheese.
  • Bake until the crusts are crisp, golden brown, and the cheese is melted.
  • Garnish with parsley, slice and serve.

Nutrition

Calories: 581kcal | Carbohydrates: 22g | Protein: 51g | Fat: 31g | Saturated Fat: 16g | Trans Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 166mg | Sodium: 861mg | Potassium: 638mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 8g | Vitamin A: 808IU | Vitamin C: 4mg | Calcium: 482mg | Iron: 3mg

Nutritional values are approximate.

French Bread Pizza Rustica

Don’t let the fact that this French bread pizza rustica doesn’t have a sauce on it throw you off. Every bite is incredible. All of your favorite toppings, but with a little twist. Spinach. Yes, spinach. You can play around with the toppings, substituting whatever suits your fancy, but don’t leave out the spinach. For years I wasn’t a big spinach fan. Now I am. Now I say things like “don’t leave out the spinach”.

French Bread Pizza Rustica

I’ve found variations on this French bread pizza rustica online, and some have you cook the vegetables a bit before putting them onto the bread. I opted to skip that step. We found the slightly crunchy (they do cook a bit in the oven) vegetables to be perfect. If you do want to cook the vegetables, just add to the skillet after you cook the Italian sausage and saute for about 5 minutes.

I highly recommend that you shred or grate your own cheese at home. Don’t buy the pre-shredded or pre-grated stuff. It has stuff added to it to keep it from sticking together. That ‘stuff’ affects how the cheese melts. Shred it yourself and use the good stuff.

Also make my baked Italian sub pizza.

French Bread Pizza Rustica
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French Bread Pizza Rustica

Don’t let the fact that this French bread pizza rustica doesn’t have a sauce on it throw you off. Every bite is incredible. 
Course Main
Cuisine American
Keyword French bread, pizza
Prep Time 20 minutes
Cook Time 30 minutes
Total Time 50 minutes
Servings 6 servings
Calories 949kcal

Ingredients

  • 1 loaf French bread
  • 1 pound Italian sausage
  • 1 tablespoon extra-virgin olive oil
  • ½ small red bell pepper seeded, chopped
  • ½ small green bell pepper seeded, chopped
  • 1 small red onion chopped
  • 2 cloves garlic chopped
  • 1 12 ounce spinach frozen chopped spinach, defrosted, squeezed dry
  • kosher salt
  • freshly ground black pepper
  • 1 ½ cups Ricotta
  • ½ cup Parmesan grated
  • ½ stick pepperoni chopped
  • 4 cups cheese Mozzarella and Provolone, shredded
  • ¼ cup Parmesan cheese
  • 1 teaspoon dried oregano
  • 1 teaspoon red pepper flakes or more

Instructions

  • Preheat your oven to 425 F.
  • Split the bread lengthwise. Optionally, hollow out the loaf by removing some of the bread. Love toppings? Hollow it out. Want less topping? Don’t hollow it out. (You might have topping left over).
  • Crumble sausage into a large skillet with the oil and cook until done.
  • Remove and let cool. Optionally, transfer sausage to a food processor and pulse a few times to make the meat finer.
  • Transfer meat to a large bowl.
  • Add the remaining ingredients and stir.
  • Spread mixture out onto the bread halves.
  • Place bread on baking sheets and bake for 10-15 minutes or until the bread is crunchy and the cheese starts to melt. Place under the broiler to brown lightly if desired.

Nutrition

Calories: 949kcal | Carbohydrates: 44g | Protein: 49g | Fat: 64g | Saturated Fat: 32g | Trans Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 177mg | Sodium: 1623mg | Potassium: 493mg | Fiber: 2g | Sugar: 4g | Vitamin A: 1463IU | Vitamin C: 16mg | Calcium: 875mg | Iron: 4mg

Nutritional values are approximate.

BBQ Chicken Pizza

Oh me how happy was I with this pizza? Darned happy, that’s how happy! All of my favorite things. Crunchy pizza crust. Moist, tender chicken, cheese, smoky BBQ sauce, and of course, some heat! BBQ chicken pizza was a big hit in our household, that’s for sure! BBQ chicken pizza is also the easiest, tastiest way to use up leftover cooked chicken. You can also make this same recipe using leftover pulled pork or smoked brisket.

BBQ Chicken Pizza

I used a smoky, hickory-flavored BBQ sauce since the chicken I used was roasted and didn’t have that much smoky flavor. If I was going to use smoked pork or beef I’d use a sauce without a smoky flavor since there’s already enough of that in the meat.

If I’m reaching for a bottled BBQ sauce, I often go for Sweet Baby Ray’s.

Also try my white garlic chicken pizza.

BBQ Chicken Pizza
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BBQ Chicken Pizza

Oh me how happy was I with this pizza? Darned happy, that’s how happy! All of my favorite things.
Course Main
Cuisine American
Keyword BBQ, chicken, pizza
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 15 minutes
Total Time 25 minutes
Servings 1 pizza
Calories 1859kcal
Author Mike

Ingredients

  • 1 large pizza crust
  • ½ cup your favorite BBQ sauce use hickory-flavored sauce for the best results
  • 10 ounces chicken cooked, chopped or shredded
  • ¼ cup red onion sliced
  • cup smoked mozzarella cheese shredded
  • cup Mozzarella cheese shredded
  • roasted jalapenos chopped, or substitute sliced pickled jalapenos
  • 2 tablespoons cilantro chopped, for garnish

Instructions

  • Preheat oven per pizza crust instructions.
  • Brush some of the BBQ sauce over the pizza crust.
  • Combine chicken and BBQ sauce. Spread evenly over the crust.
  • Add onion, cheeses, and jalapenos.
  • Bake per crust instructions.
  • Garnish with chopped cilantro, slice and serve.

Nutrition

Calories: 1859kcal | Carbohydrates: 256g | Protein: 80g | Fat: 56g | Saturated Fat: 25g | Trans Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 161mg | Sodium: 4134mg | Potassium: 708mg | Fiber: 8g | Sugar: 56g | Vitamin A: 1070IU | Vitamin C: 6mg | Calcium: 809mg | Iron: 13mg

Nutritional values are approximate.

Breakfast Pizza

I was digging around in the bottom of the fridge when I came across a tub of pizza dough. A quick check of the freezer found that I didn’t have any pizza sauce. And no ‘normal’ pizza toppings in the fridge, either. Well, I figured that this was the opportune time to make a breakfast pizza. I can’t say I went into the project with great optimism. Well, I’ve been wrong before. This breakfast pizza was easy to make and came out tasting fantastic. It was a welcomed twist on a regular ole pizza.

Breakfast Pizza

Of course you can add more toppings. Such as crumbled cooked breakfast sausage. Roasted red bell peppers. Salsa. Hot sauce.  Jalapeno slices. Use my version of breakfast pizza as sort of a canvas for whatever you want to do. You can’t mess it up. Also make my breakfast po boy and my egg McMuffin casserole.

I highly recommend that you shred or grate your own cheese at home. Don’t buy the pre-shredded or pre-grated stuff. It has stuff added to it to keep it from sticking together. That ‘stuff’ affects how the cheese melts. Shred it yourself and use the good stuff.

Breakfast Pizza
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Breakfast Pizza

This breakfast pizza was easy to make and came out tasting fantastic. It was a welcomed twist on a regular ole pizza.
Course Main
Cuisine American
Keyword breakfast, pizza
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 25 minutes
Total Time 40 minutes
Servings 4 servings
Calories 770kcal

Ingredients

  • 1 tube refrigerated pizza crust
  • ½ cup bacon coarsely chopped
  • 6 eggs beaten
  • 4 ounces cream cheese cubed
  • 2 cups pepperjack cheese shredded
  • ¼ cup red onion thinly sliced
  • cilantro chopped, optional

Instructions

  • Open dough and prepare per package instructions but bake only 4-6 minutes until the crust just starts to ge crusty. Remove from oven.
  • Cook bacon over medium heat in a large skillet.
  • Drain all but 1 teaspoon of the drippings.
  • Add eggs, lower heat to medium low, and cook, stirring constantly, until just starting to set.
  • Remove from heat and sprinkle egg over cooked dough.
  • Drop cubes of cream cheese onto crust. Add the pepperjack, red onion and bacon.
  • Return to oven and bake 10-13 more minutes or until the cheeses have melted and the crust is crunchy and golden brown.
  • Remove from heat and garnish with cilantro.

Nutrition

Calories: 770kcal | Carbohydrates: 50g | Protein: 35g | Fat: 48g | Saturated Fat: 23g | Trans Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 347mg | Sodium: 1390mg | Potassium: 249mg | Fiber: 2g | Sugar: 8g | Vitamin A: 1183IU | Vitamin C: 1mg | Calcium: 490mg | Iron: 4mg

Nutritional values are approximate.

Pizza Pretzel Nuggets

I loved making simple little bites like these pizza pretzel nuggets. They took no time, little ingredients, and came out great. This recipe makes a decent-sized batch of snacks, enough for my wife to take to work and share with her co-workers. Every bite has a wonderful, light pizza flavor. You’ll think you’re biting into your favorite deep-dish pie. Just the right combination of pizza sauce, cheese, and yes, salty crunchiness.

Pizza Pretzel Nuggets

I left the red pepper flake out when I made these pizza pretzel nuggets since I didn’t know how that’d go over at my wife’s office, but for me, this dish could use a bit of spiciness. It’s great on it’s own, don’t get me wrong, but I’m always of the opinion that spicy is better.

Also check out my balsamic, cheddar, and spicy garlic ranch pretzel bites! They are all out-of-this-world good too! And my homemade pizza rolls are well worth the time they take to make.

Pizza Pretzel Nuggets
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Pizza Pretzel Nuggets

I loved making simple little bites like these pizza pretzel nuggets. They took no time, little ingredients, and came out great. 
Course Snack
Cuisine American
Keyword pizza, pretzels
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 30 minutes
Total Time 35 minutes
Servings 12 servings
Calories 274kcal

Ingredients

Instructions

  • Preheat oven to 275ºF.
  • Line a large baking sheet with foil.
  • Place pretzel nuggets in a large bowl. Drizzle with the oil and toss to coat.
  • Sprinkle the nuggets with the Parmesan, spaghetti seasoning and red pepper flake (if using). Toss to coat.
  • Spread pieces out evenly onto the foil and bake for 15 minutes.
  • Stir, and bake another 15 minutes.
  • Let cool before serving.
  • Store any leftovers in an airtight container.

Nutrition

Calories: 274kcal | Carbohydrates: 26g | Protein: 7g | Fat: 16g | Saturated Fat: 3g | Trans Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 10mg | Sodium: 653mg | Potassium: 9mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 4g | Vitamin A: 113IU | Calcium: 132mg | Iron: 1mg

Nutritional values are approximate.

Baked Italian Sub Pizza

This baked Italian sub pizza packs on everything I love about a classic Italian sub (er… hoagie). Sandwich meats. Black olives and banana peppers (yum). Cheese. Lots of cheese. Some more cheese. And just a bit of Italian dressing and basil. Quick to make and quick to disappear, these pizzas make for a great fast lunch or dinner. Every bite sure is tasty gooey cheesy!

Baked Italian Sub Pizza


To spice this baked Italian sub pizza up, use hot banana peppers, spicy salami and maybe toss a few jalapeno slices on there to boot. Oh, and a good bit of dried red pepper flake ain’t gonna hurt either.

I highly recommend that you shred or grate your own cheese at home. Don’t buy the pre-shredded or pre-grated stuff. It has stuff added to it to keep it from sticking together. That ‘stuff’ affects how the cheese melts. Shred it yourself and use the good stuff.

Also try my French bread pizza rustica.

This recipe was inspired by a recipe from My Fridge Food.

Baked Italian Sub Pizza
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Baked Italian Sub Pizza

This baked Italian sub pizza packs on everything I love about a classic Italian sub (er… hoagie). 
Course Main
Cuisine American
Keyword French bread, pizza
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 12 minutes
Total Time 27 minutes
Servings 2 servings
Calories 1092kcal

Ingredients

  • 1 loaf French bread
  • 4 tablespoons Italian salad dressing
  • 8 slices tomato
  • 4 slices hard salami chopped
  • 4 ounces deli ham chopped
  • ¼ cup black olives sliced
  • ¼ cup mild banana peppers sliced
  • 1 cup Mozzarella cheese shredded
  • 2 tablespoons Parmesan cheese freshly grated, divided
  • dried basil crumbled

Instructions

  • Preheat oven to 425 F.
  • Cut the bread in half lengthwise and place on a foil-lined baking sheet.
  • Brush the insides of each half of bread with the Italian dressing.
  • Divide the tomato, salami, ham, olives and peppers between the two bread halves.
  • Add cheeses.
  • Sprinkle with crumbled basil and place in the oven for 10-12 minutes or until the cheese is melted and the bread is crispy.
  • Cut into slices and serve.

Nutrition

Calories: 1092kcal | Carbohydrates: 124g | Protein: 55g | Fat: 42g | Saturated Fat: 16g | Trans Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 97mg | Sodium: 3085mg | Potassium: 860mg | Fiber: 7g | Sugar: 12g | Vitamin A: 1446IU | Vitamin C: 28mg | Calcium: 462mg | Iron: 9mg

Nutritional values are approximate.

4-Cheese Meatball Pizza

It was meatball week here. I made a monster batch of my homemade meatballs with plans of using them in all sorts of dishes, from spaghetti and meatballs to meatball sandwiches and meatball soup to, of course, 4-cheese meatball pizza. I love the texture of meatballs on a pizza. They add a nice meatiness to each and every bite, plus they add even more wonderful Italian flavor.

4-Cheese Meatball Pizza

The combination of four different cheeses made for a delightful pizza feast. There weren’t any leftovers. That happens with pizza around here. Roasted cauliflower? Probably gonna have some leftover. Leftover 4-cheese meatball pizza? Nope.

I highly recommend that you shred or grate your own cheese at home. Don’t buy the pre-shredded or pre-grated stuff. It has stuff added to it to keep it from sticking together. That ‘stuff’ affects how the cheese melts. Shred it yourself and use the good stuff.

As much as I love my meatball sandwiches, meatballs on a pizza are my favorite. Also try my cafeteria-style pizza.

4-Cheese Meatball Pizza
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4-Cheese Meatball Pizza

I love the texture of meatballs on a pizza. They add a nice meatiness to each and every bite, plus they add even more wonderful Italian flavor.
Course Main
Cuisine American
Keyword meatballs, pizza
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 15 minutes
Total Time 30 minutes
Servings 1 pizza
Calories 2626kcal
Author Mike

Ingredients

  • 1 large pizza dough I used my bread machine pizza dough
  • ½ cup pizza sauce I used my homemade sauce
  • 8 meatballs cooked, cut in half (I used my homemade meatballs. See the note below). If using frozen, thaw first.
  • Any other desired toppings I added mushrooms and black olives… plus a few pinches of dried red pepper flake
  • 1 cup provolone cheese shredded
  • 1 cup cheddar cheese shredded
  • 1 cup Monterey Jack cheese shredded
  • cup fresh Parmesan cheese shredded

Instructions

  • Note: I used my homemade meatballs. Normally I make them at least 2 ounces each. For the pizza I made 1 ounce meatballs instead. You can still use large meatballs, but instead of halving them you will probably want to quarter them.
  • Preheat oven to 420 F
  • If using store-bought pizza dough or crust, prepare per the package instructions.
  • Ladle sauce onto the pizza and spread out edge-to-edge.
  • Distribute the meatballs around the pizza.
  • Add any other toppings that you desire.
  • Sprinkle with the cheeses.
  • Transfer to a pizza stone or pan and bake 10-12 minutes or until the dough is crispy and the cheeses are melted.

Nutrition

Calories: 2626kcal | Carbohydrates: 198g | Protein: 140g | Fat: 143g | Saturated Fat: 80g | Cholesterol: 391mg | Sodium: 5995mg | Potassium: 1111mg | Fiber: 8g | Sugar: 31g | Vitamin A: 3701IU | Vitamin C: 9mg | Calcium: 2687mg | Iron: 15mg

Nutritional values are approximate.