Stuffed Pizza

Stuffed Pizza

1/2 pound bulk Italian sausage

1/2 pound ground beef

3 1/3 cups Original Bisquick

3/4 cup cold water

3 cups shredded mozzarella cheese (12 ounces)

1 jar or can (14 to 15 ounces) pizza sauce

1 cup sliced mushrooms (3 ounces)

1/4 cup chopped green bell pepper

Heat oven to 450° F. Grease rectangular baking dish, 13x9x2 inches. Cook sausage and ground beef in 10-inch skillet over medium heat, stirring occasionally, until brown. Drain; set aside.

Stir Bisquick and water in large bowl until dough forms. Divide dough into 2 parts, 1 part slightly larger. Roll larger part dough into rectangle, 16×14 inches, on surface dusted with Bisquick. Fold crosswise into thirds.

Place in center of baking dish; unfold. Press on bottom and up sides of dish. Sprinkle with 1 cup of the cheese; top with 3/4 cup of the pizza sauce, the meat mixture, mushrooms and bell pepper, pizza toppings and 1
1/2 cups of the cheese.

Roll remaining part dough into rectangle, 13×9 inches. Fold crosswise into thirds. Place on cheese in center of baking dish; unfold. Press bottom and top crust edges together to seal. Make small slits in top crust. Spread
remaining pizza sauce over crust; sprinkle with remaining cheese.

Bake uncovered 22 to 25 minutes or until edges of crust are golden brown.

YIELD: 8 to 10 Servings

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