Upside-Down Pizza Bake Recipe

Do you yearn for new and different pizza? Turn things upside down with a cheesy hamburger bake.

This recipe takes a total of fifty minutes to make from start to finish and will serve eight hungry people.

If you want to prepare part of this casserole ahead of time, after draining the beef mixture and stirring in the pizza sauce, pepperoni and olives, cover and refrigerate up to 24 hours. Be sure to heat the mixture to boiling before spooning it into the baking dish and adding the topping.

So what are you waiting for?

Try this tonight and…enjoy


1 pound lean (at least 80%) ground beef

1 small onion, chopped (1/2 cup)

1 medium green bell pepper, coarsely chopped (1 cup)

2 jars pizza sauce

1 package diced pepperoni

1 can sliced ripe olives, drained

2 cups Original Bisquick® mix

1 cup milk

2 eggs

1-1/2  cups shredded pizza cheese blend


1. Heat oven to 350°F. In 12-inch skillet, cook beef, onion and bell pepper over medium-high heat 5 to 7 minutes, stirring occasionally, until beef is thoroughly cooked; drain.

2. Stir in pizza sauce, pepperoni and olives; heat until hot. Spoon into ungreased 13x9-inch (3-quart) glass baking dish.

3. In medium bowl, stir Bisquick mix, milk and eggs until blended. Pour evenly over pepperoni mixture.

4. Bake uncovered about 25 minutes or until crust is light brown. Sprinkle with cheese. Bake uncovered about 5 minutes longer or until cheese is melted.


Posted by M Dee Dubroff, on May 10, 2013 at 10:00 AM