Pepperoni Meatza

Main dish | March 9, 2015 | By

Pepperoni Meatza
  1. 1 teaspoon salt
  2. 1 teaspoon caraway seeds (optional)
  3. 1 teaspoon dried oregano
  4. 1 teaspoon garlic salt
  5. 1 teaspoon ground black pepper
  6. 1 teaspoon red pepper flakes, or to taste (optional)
  7. 1 pound extra lean ground beef
  8. 2 eggs
  9. 1/2 cup grated Parmesan cheese
  10. 1 (12 ounce) package shredded low-fat mozzarella cheese
  11. 1 cup tomato sauce
  12. 1 (3.5 ounce) package sliced pepperoni or turkey pepperoni
  13. 1 small green pepper, diced
  14. 1/4 small onion, diced
  15. black olives (optional)
  1. Mix together salt, caraway seeds, oregano, garlic salt, ground black pepper, and crushed red pepper flakes in a small bowl.
  2. Mix ground beef and eggs in a mixing bowl until thoroughly incorporated. Add Parmesan cheese and seasoning mixture to beef; combine. Press ground beef mixture into a 12x17-inch pan, spread out evenly.
  3. Bake in the preheated oven until meat is no longer pink, about 10 minutes. Drain grease.
  4. Set oven rack about 6 inches from the heat source and turn on the oven's broiler.
  5. Sprinkle 1/3 of the mozzarella cheese over baked meat, followed by tomato sauce in an even layer. Sprinkle another 1/3 of the mozzarella cheese over the sauce and top with slices of pepperoni. Sprinkle remaining mozzarella cheese over pizza.
  6. Top with green pepper, onion, and olives*.
  7. Broil until cheese is melted, bubbling, and lightly browned, 5 or so minutes.
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