Cheeseburger Skillet Style Pizza

            This has never been a pizza that has scared me away. I love the classic cheeseburger and we know everyone loves pizza. Why not combine the two loves into one. I realize that there are many people who cannot imagine a cheeseburger pizza, which is foolish to me. Putting ground beef should not seem odd to anyone, it is another meat.

            Just like every other pizza in the world, you can add the toppings that you prefer on this pizza. Personally, I love making a cheeseburger with the usual toppings such as bacon, tomatoes, pickles and onions. I bet if those doubters would try, they would likely fall in love with this pizza also.

            This is a recipe that you could actually substitute the pizza toppings the way you like. I am just placing this unique tasting cheeseburger pizza recipe here because it is so yummy and I really want you guys to taste it!

In other words, this is just another way to make a homemade pizza on pizza night. I am kind of excited to try a bacon and pineapple pizza this way.

Frequently Asked Questions:

            Do you use pizza sauce?

In this recipe, I use ketchup and mustard. I cannot imagine pizza sauce on a burger, no different than some cannot see ketchup and mustard on pizza.

            Can I use homemade dough?

You can if you have the time to make it. I try to make my recipes as easy to make as possible for people like me who do not have tons of time to spend in the kitchen.

            Are the toppings all optional?

Of course, you add what you want, just like any other pizza.

            Can I use whole wheat or gluten free crust?

Definitely, if you make it or buy it, you use the type of crust you want.

            Can I use a mix of meats?

You could combine ground beef with sausage or pork, you could mix in venison or chicken.

What do you need to make Cheeseburger Skillet Style Pizza

            1 tube of pre-made pizza dough

            1 pound ground beef

            ¼ tsp salt

            ¼ tsp black pepper

            ½ cup ketchup

            2 tbsp mustard

            2 cups Cheddar Cheese, freshly shredded

Optional toppings:

            Pickles

            Onions

            Lettuce

            Tomatoes

How to make Cheeseburger Skillet Style Pizza

FIRST STEP:

Preheat the oven to 375*

Place the dough onto the bottom of the cast iron skillet

SECOND STEP:

Press the dough across the bottom and up the sides of the skillet

THIRD STEP:

In another skillet, place the ground beef, crumble and add the onions.

Cook on medium high heat until meat is done and onions have softened

Drain the grease from the pan

FOURTH STEP:

In a small bowl combine the ketchup and the mustard

Spread the mix on the crust in the skillet

FIFTH STEP:

Sprinkle half of the shredded cheese on top of the sauce

Carefully spread the meat across the cheese in an even layer

SIXTH STEP:

Sprinkle the remaining cheese over the top of the meat

Bake in the preheated oven for 20 minutes

SEVENTH STEP:

Remove from the oven and top with the choice of optional toppings

Allow to cool for 5 minutes before serving

Enjoy!

YUM!

Cheeseburger Skillet Style Pizza

Cheeseburger Skillet Style Pizza

Yield: 6
Prep Time: 15 minutes
Cook Time: 20 minutes
Total Time: 35 minutes

Ingredients

  • 1 tube of pre-made pizza dough
  •             1 pound ground beef
  •             ¼ tsp salt
  •             ¼ tsp black pepper
  •             ½ cup ketchup
  •             2 tbsp mustard
  •             2 cups Cheddar Cheese, freshly shredded
  • Optional toppings:
  •             Pickles
  •             Onions
  •             Lettuce
  •             Tomatoes

Instructions

FIRST STEP:

Preheat the oven to 375*

Place the dough onto the bottom of the cast iron skillet

SECOND STEP:

Press the dough across the bottom and up the sides of the skillet

In another skillet, place the ground beef, crumble and add the onions.

THIRD STEP:

Cook on medium high heat until meat is done and onions have softened

Drain the grease from the pan

FOURTH STEP:

In a small bowl combine the ketchup and the mustard

Spread the mix on the crust in the skillet

FIFTH STEP:

Sprinkle half of the shredded cheese on top of the sauce

Carefully spread the meat across the cheese in an even layer

SIXTH STEP:

Sprinkle the remaining cheese over the top of the meat

Bake in the preheated oven for 20 minutes

SEVENTH STEP:

Remove from the oven and top with the choice of optional toppings

Allow to cool for 5 minutes before serving

Enjoy!

Nutrition Information:
Serving Size: 1
Amount Per Serving: Calories: 120Total Fat: 22gSaturated Fat: 12gUnsaturated Fat: 10gCholesterol: 140mgSodium: 28mgCarbohydrates: 120gSugar: 18gProtein: 12g