Meat Crust Pizza
This is a great substitute for pizza when on Phase 1 of the South Beach Diet. This is very filling !!
- Pizza toppings of your choice:
- 2 pound of extra lean ground beef
- 2-3 cups grated low fat mozzarella, divided
- 1 cup pizza sauce, no sugar added
- Canadian Bacon
- Low fat pepperoni
- Green Peppers
- Etc...anything acceptable for Phase 1
Brown about 2 pounds of extra lean ground beef.
Preheat oven to 350.
Put beef in a large bowl & mix well with 2 cups(or less) of Lf mozzarella cheese.
Spread mixture out like a pizza crust on a cookie sheet or a baking stone.
Spread 1 cup pizza sauce on the mixture. Ragu is ok.(pizza sauce, no sugar in it)
Top with canadian bacon and or low fat pepperoni slices and other phase 1 acceptable pizza toppings of your choice. Finish by putting on about 1 cup of the shredded mozzarella.
Cook 15 min. or so (when top cheese starts to brown it is done.) Put foil on rack below to catch any drippings.