The first time I ever made this recipe was with my great-grandma. Every Saturday for many years, Crystal and I would spend several hours at our great-grandparent’s house. After the cleaning was finished, I loved helping my Grandmother in the kitchen. Even well into her 80’s and 90’s, she loved trying new recipes!
This was one we tried together – and I liked it so much that I copied it out and brought it home with me. It quickly became a staple in our family’s recipe box!
Upside-Down Pizza is an easy, kid-friendly, all-in-one dish. Add a bag of frozen veggies, and dinner is ready!
I rarely follow the recipe exactly, as I love mixing it up with different pizza toppings and spices. Feel free to improvise! (Note: If you end up adding a bunch of salty toppings such as olives or pepperoni, you will probably need to add less salt than the recipe calls for.)
This is a fun variation on pizza that even my pickiest eaters gobble up. If you are looking for something a little different to serve for dinner that only uses basic ingredients and can be at the last minute (or made up ahead of time and frozen) – this is definitely a recipe to add to your “must-try” list!
- 1 lb ground beef
- 1 medium onion, finely chopped
- 1 can or jar (15 ½ oz.) pizza sauce (or 2 cups homemade sauce)
- ½ tsp. garlic salt
- ¼ tsp. oregano
- 8 oz. grated Mozzarella cheese
- 2 eggs
- 1 cup milk
- 1 Tbsp. oil
- ½ tsp. salt
- 1 cup flour
- ½ cup grated Parmesan cheese
Preheat oven to 350 degrees.
Brown ground beef and onion. Drain off fat.
Mix in pizza sauce, garlic salt, and oregano. Pour into a greased 9×13-inch pan and sprinkle with Mozzarella cheese.
In a small bowl, whisk together eggs, milk, oil, and flour.
Pour over meat mixture and sprinkle with Parmesan cheese.
Bake 30-40 minutes (You can turn on the broiler for the last minute or two if you want a browner, crispier crust).
Makes one 9×13 pan
Brigette is a full-time wife and mother who is blessed with three amazing bundles of energy and another on the way. She enjoys music, experimenting in the kitchen, homeschooling her children, finding great deals, long-distance running, and anything chocolate.
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