Football Pizza (game day idea #2)
This cheesy pizza made using Pillsbury® pizza crust and decorated with pepperoni is a perfect treat for the sport lovers - ready in just 30 minutes!
Prep Time: 10 Min
Total Time: 30 Min
Makes: 8 Servings
1 can (13.8 oz) Pillsbury® refrigerated classic pizza crust
2 teaspoons olive oil
1/2 cup pizza sauce
2 cups shredded mozzarella cheese (8 oz)
1/2 cup chopped fresh parsley
2 packages (3 oz each) sliced pepperoni
1stick (1 oz) string cheese
1. Heat oven to 425°F. Spray cookie sheet with cooking spray. Unroll dough on cookie sheet; starting at center, press out dough into 14x12-inch rectangle. Brush dough with olive oil; bake 7 minutes.
2. Spread pizza sauce evenly over crust; top with mozzarella cheese and parsley. Arrange pepperoni in football shape on center of pizza (see photo). Cut string cheese lengthwise into 4 strips (save 2 for another use). To make football laces, place 1 strip horizontally on center of football. Cut remaining strip into 5 pieces; arrange vertically on top of horizontal strip.
3. Bake 10 to 13 minutes longer or until crust is deep golden brown and cheese is melted and bubbly. To serve, cut into 4 rows by 4 rows, making 16 pieces.
1 Serving (2 Pieces )Calories 340 (Calories from Fat 170), Total Fat 19g (Saturated Fat 8g, Trans Fat 0g), Cholesterol 40mg; Sodium 900mg; Total Carbohydrate 26g (Dietary Fiber 1g, Sugars 4g), Protein 17g;
Percent Daily Value*:Vitamin A 10.00%; Vitamin C 6.00%; Calcium 25.00%; Iron 10.00%; Exchanges:1 1/2 Starch; 0 Fruit; 0 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 0 Vegetable; 0 Very Lean Meat; 0 Lean Meat; 1 High-Fat Meat; 1 Fat; Carbohydrate Choices: 2;*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.