FOOTBALL PIZZA PIE – recipe

THIS monster of a football pizza is sure to please your tailgating (or couch surfing) crowd!
Don’t forget we have all of your favorite cheese ingredients!

MOZZERALLA

ASIAGO

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Three-Cheese Football Pizza

This fun pizza recipe will satisfy the craving for EVERY cheese loving football fan!
Course Appetizer, Main Course, Snack
Cuisine American, Italian
Keyword cheese, cheeselovers, football, PIZZA, snacks
Prep Time 30 minutes
Cook Time 15 minutes
Active Time 30 minutes
Total Time 45 minutes
Servings 6

Ingredients

  • 1 1/2 cups pizza sauce
  • 12 meatballs (1/2 ounce each) fully cooked
  • 1 lb pizza dough
  • 10 pieces Mozzarella String Cheese
  • 2 tbsp butter cubed and melted
  • 1/2 tsp garlic powder
  • 4 oz Mozzarella Cheese shredded
  • 2 oz Asiago or Parmesan Cheese shredded
  • 1/4 cup green pepper chopped
  • 1/4 cup onion chopped

Instructions

  • Heat oven to 450°F.
  • Warm pizza sauce and meatballs in a large saucepan over medium heat for 12-15 minutes or until meatballs are heated through, stirring occasionally.
  • Roll out and stretch pizza dough on a lightly floured cutting board to a 17 x 12-inch rectangle. Cut short sides of dough to angle inward, creating a football shape. Cut dough scraps into thin strips for football laces; set aside.
  • Transfer pizza dough to a greased 15 x 10-inch baking pan; let excess dough hang over edges of pan. Place string cheese to within 1 inch of edges. Fold dough over cheese; press to seal.
  • Whisk butter and garlic powder in a small bowl; brush over dough and football laces.
  • Spoon pizza sauce and meatballs over dough. Sprinkle with mozzarella and asiago. Top with green pepper and onion. Arrange reserved football laces on pizza.
  • Bake for 15-17 minutes or until crust is golden brown and cheese is bubbly. Cool slightly before serving.

Notes

Don't forget we have all of your favorite cheese ingredients!  
MOZZERALLA
ASIAGO
 

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