Cowboy Pizza

Main Dish

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  • Potato Type: Reds
  • Prep Method: Baked
  • Special Requests: Kid Friendly
  • Cuisine: American
  • Yield: 4
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This recipe is courtesy of the Northern Plains Potato Growers Association.


  • 4 medium red potatoes, cut into 1/4-inch slices
  • 1 (10-ounce) package refrigereated, prepared pizza dough
  • 1 small green bell pepper, cut into 1/4-inch strips
  • 1 cup shredded cheddar cheese
  • 1 cup prepared barbeque sauce, divided
  • 1 pound lean ground beef
  • Nonstick cooking spray, as needed


Preheat oven top 425 degrees F.  Place potatoes in shallow 1 1/2 to 2-qiart microwave safe dish.  Cover with plastic wrap, venting 1 corner.  Microwae on HIGH 8 to 10 minutes, umitl just tender; set aside.

Coat a 12-inch round pizza pan with vegetable cooking spray; press dough evenly intoi pan and prick all over with fork.  Bake 10 minutes; set aside.

Meanwhile, heat a large, nonstick skillet over medium heat.  Add beef and cook until browned; drain fat.  Add 3/4 cup barbeque sauce; mix well.  Set aside.

To assemble pizza, spread beef mixture over crust; top evenly with reserved potatoes and bell pepper.  Drizzle remaining 1/4 cup barbeque sauce.  Sprinkle with cheese.

Bake 10 to 15 minutes, until hot and cheese is melted.  Cut into 8 wedges and serve.


Consider serving with a green salad.

Calories: 650 Fat: 23g Cholesterol: 85mg Sodium: 110mg Carbohydrates: 60g Fiber: 4g Protein: 38g

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