Easy Deep Dish Pizza Casserole


My family LOVES pizza.  We love it so much that we have it once a week! Here is another way to get your pizza fix if you are a fan like we are. This version comes together in a jiffy with the use of crescent roll dough. Then it is topped with a simple ground beef mixture and cheese.  All the pizza basics!

Deep Dish Pizza Casserole


Easy Deep Dish Pizza Casserole
 
Ingredients
  • 1 small onion, diced
  • 1 lb ground beef
  • 2 cloves of garlic, minced
  • ⅛ tsp red pepper flakes
  • 1 tsp Italian seasoning
  • 1 cup pizza or spaghetti sauce
  • 1 tube crescent roll dough
  • ½ cup parmesan cheese, divided
  • 1 cup mozzarella cheese
Instructions
  1. Preheat oven to 400 degrees.
  2. In a skillet, cook onion, beef, and garlic until beef is fully cooked. Drain off and excess grease.
  3. Add red pepper flakes, Italian seasoning, and pizza sauce to the beef mixture. Reduce heat and allow mixture to simmer for 10 minutes,
  4. Meanwhile, spray a 9 x 13 pan with non-stick cooking spray. Line bottom of pan with crescent dough and press to seal seams.
  5. Sprinkle dough with ¼ cup of the parmesan cheese. Spread ½ of the meat mixture over the crust and top with ½ cup of the mozzarella cheese.
  6. Top with remaining meat mixture. Then top with remaining ½ cup parmesan cheese.
  7. Bake at 400 for 15-20 minutes until golden brown. Serves 4-6.

Recipe adapted from Lisa’s Dinnertime Dish.

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2 comments on “Easy Deep Dish Pizza Casserole

  • Hi. Love your blog and now have a link button on my own to yours! Please tell me, here in the UK we do sometimes get crescent roll dough, we always used to have Pilsbury dough when I was young, however if I cannot get it is the pastry you are using equivalent to puff pastry? Desperate to try this recipe so please help.x

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