Margarita Meatza Pizza

Margarita Meetza Pizza

Slightly adapted from Satisfying Eats

Makes 6 servings

Per serving

1 Lean protein

2.5 condiments

1 vegetable

Crust

  • 1-3/4pounds of ground meat 95-97% lean (beef, turkey, chicken)
  • 2 eggs
  • 1/2 cup grated Parmesan cheese
  • 1/4 tsp. salt
  • 1 tsp. dried thyme
  • 1 tsp. dried basil
  • 1 tsp. dried oregano
  • 1/2 tsp. red pepper flakes

For Margarita Pizza Toppings

  • Sliced Mozzarella (or 2 cups shredded)
  • Fresh basil leaves (or dried)
  • 3 cups Sliced Roma Tomatoes
  • Chopped garlic

Instructions

  1. Preheat oven to 450 degrees F. For easier cleanup, line a 9X13 pan (or larger pan) with tin foil.

In a large bowl, mix together ground meat and eggs. In separate bowl, blend remaining ingredients and spices. Add spice blend to meat mixture. Press meat mixture out into a thin layer to cover bottom of pan.  Be sure there are no holes. Bake for 10-12 minutes, set a timer.

While baking, prepare topping ingredients.  Arrange toppings on pizza, make it pretty!

Place back in oven for 5 minutes (maybe less, keep your eye on it).

Carefully remove from oven and sprinkle with some shredded Parmesan cheese and cut into square slices.

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