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Italian Meatball and Cheese Pizza Bake

Frozen meatballs make this casserole extra quick to put together.

Step-by-Step Instructions

Mix batter ingredients in a pre-sprayed 9-1/2-inch deep dish pie plate.

Top dough with meatballs.  Firmly push meatballs into batter.  Pour pizza sauce over meatballs and sprinkle with garlic, cheese and seasoning.

Bake by placing in a COLD oven; set temperature to 350°F.  Bake for 30 minutes or until done.

Recipe Note:  If desired, batter may be mixed in a separate bowl.  Proceed as directed above.

Prep Time: 20 Minutes

Total Time: 50 Minutes

Servings: 6 Servings

  • 1-3/4 cup all-purpose flour
  • envelopes RapidRise Yeast
  • teaspoons sugar
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 3/4 cup very warm water (120° to 130°F)
  • tablespoons olive oil


  • 8 to 10 ounces (about 18 to 20) small meatballs, frozen, thawed
  • 3/4 cup pizza sauce
  • teaspoon minced garlic
  • cups (8 ounces) shredded mozzarella & provolone cheese blend
  • teaspoon Italian Herb Seasoning

Recipe provided by Fleischmann's Yeast, a member of
the Home Baking Association