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Pizza Dough and Ground Beef

Pizza Recipe With Ground Beef | The Mamaluke

  • Author: Mortadella Head
  • Total Time: 20 minutes


  • 1 package of pizza dough of your choice
  • 1 jar fresh marinara sauce
  • 8 oz mozzarella cheese, freshly shredded
  • 612 meatballs, broken up into quarters
  • 1 cup Ricotta cheese
  • 1 cup grated parmesan or Romano cheese
  • ½ cup fresh basil
  • 2 tbsp olive oil
  • 1 tsp salt
  • 1 tsp black pepper
  • 1 tsp parsley
  • 1 tsp crushed red pepper flakes


  1. Preheat oven to 400°
  2. Spread marinara sauce all over the surface of the dough, making sure to leave a bit leftover
  3. Cover the sauce with the mozzarella cheese and meatballs
  4. Sprinkle on olive oil and grated cheese
  5. Place dough on a sheet pan, pizza pan, or pizza stone, and cook for 15 minutes or until the cheese is golden brown and bubbling
  6. While the pizza is cooking, take the last bit of tomato sauce and mix it with the ricotta in a small bowl, along with the salt, pepper, red pepper flakes and parsley, until pink
  • Prep Time: 5 minutes
  • Cook Time: 15 minutes