MAIN DISHES

Pop-Up Pizza Pie

INGREDIENTS

FILLING

  • 1 1/2 lbs. LEAN ground beef
  • 1 cup chopped onion
  • 1 cup chopped green pepper
  • 1 clove garlic, minced
  • 1/2 teaspoon oregano
  • 1/2 cup water
  • 1/8 teaspoon Tabasco sauce
  • 1 15-oz. can tomato sauce
  • 1 1.5-oz. package spaghetti sauce mix

POPOVER BATTER

  • 1 cup Darigold Milk
  • 1 tablespoon vegetable oil
  • 1 cup flour
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 6-8 oz. sliced Mozzarella or Monterey Jack Cheese
  • 2 eggs
  • 1/2 cup grated Parmesan cheese

INSTRUCTIONS

Preheat oven to 400° F. In large skillet brown ground beef; drain well. Stir in onion, green pepper, garlic, oregano, water, Tabasco sauce, tomato sauce and spaghetti sauce mix; simmer 10 minutes, stirring occasionally. Set aside. In small bowl combine milk, oil and eggs; beat 1 minute at medium speed of mixer. Lightly stir and spoon flour into measuring cup; level off. Add flour and salt; beat 2 minutes at medium speed or until smooth. Pour hot meat mixture into an ungreased 13x9-inch pan. Top with sliced cheese. Pour batter over cheese, covering filling completely; sprinkle with Parmesan cheese. Bake at 400° for 25-35 minutes or until puffed and deep golden brown. Serve immediately.

RECIPE YIELD/SERVING SIZE

Makes 10 servings.