The classic cheeseburger gets reinvented as a pizza in this scrumptiously simple recipe. Frozen pizza dough and store-bought marinara sauce simplify the homemade pizza making process.
Don't worry about putting raw hamburger meat on the pie, it will cook while the pizza bakes. Sound delicious? Get the recipe:
- 2 teaspoons vegetable oil, such as safflower
- All-purpose flour, for work surface
- 1 pound frozen pizza dough, thawed
- 3/4 cup store-bought marinara sauce
- 1 cup grated provolone cheese (4 ounces)
- 1 cup grape or cherry tomatoes, halved
- 1/2 medium red onion, thinly sliced (optional)
- 1/4 pound ground beef chuck
- Coarse salt and ground pepper
- Preheat oven to 450 degrees. Rub a large rimless baking sheet (or a rimmed one, upside down) with oil.
- On a lightly floured work surface, use a rolling pin and your hands to roll and stretch dough into a 15-by-11-inch rectangle (if dough becomes too elastic to work with, let it rest a few minutes). Transfer to prepared sheet.
- Spread sauce evenly over dough, leaving a 1-inch border all around. Top with provolone, tomatoes, and if desired, onion; scatter beef over top. Season with salt and pepper.
- Bake until crust is golden, beef is cooked, and cheese is melted, about 20 minutes. Serve immediately.
- Main Dishes, Pizza