Cheeseburger Pizza

The classic cheeseburger gets an upscale twist with our fabulous 5-minute pizza dough!

Ingredients

    Toppings
  • 1/2 small onion, chopped
  • 1/2 lb (250 g) 95% lean ground beef
  • 1/4 cup (50 mL) ketchup
  • 2 tbsp (30 mL) yellow mustard
    5-Minute Dough
  • 1 1/2 cups (375 mL) flour, plus additional as needed
  • 1 1/2 tsp (7 mL) baking powder
  • 1/2 tsp (2 mL) salt
  • 1/4 tsp (1 mL) baking soda
  • 1 cup (250 mL) 2% plain low-fat Greek yogurt
  • 1 1/2 tsp (7 mL) olive oil to brush stone
  • 1 1/2 tbsp (22 mL) sesame seeds (optional)

 

VariationCheeseAdd-Ons
Classic2 cups (500 mL) shredded cheddar cheese (8 oz/250 g), divided
1 large plum tomato, thinly sliced
16 dill pickle slices
Bacon & Blue
1 cup (250 mL) shredded mozzarella cheese (4 oz/125 g), divided
1 cup (250 mL) blue cheese crumbles (4 oz/125 g), divided
1 large plum tomato, thinly sliced
6 crisp- cooked bacon slices, crumbled
Mushroom & Swiss2 cups (500 mL) shredded Swiss cheese (8 oz/250 g), divided
4 oz (125 g) sliced fresh mushrooms
1 cup (250 mL) canned French fried onions

 

Directions

  1. Choose a variation. Preheat grill for direct cooking over medium-high heat (400-450°F/200-230°C).

  2. For toppings, place onion and ground beef  in 12” (30-cm) Skillet. Cook over medium heat 5-7 minutes or until beef is no longer pink, breaking beef into crumbles with Mix ‘N Chop; drain. Set aside. 

  3. Combine ketchup and mustard in 1-cup (250-mL) Prep Bowl. Prepare add-ons.

  4. For dough, combine dry ingredients, except sesame seeds, in Classic Batter Bowl; mix well.  Stir in yogurt; mix until combined (mixture will look dry).

  5. Turn dough out onto lightly floured surface.  Knead dough 4 minutes, sprinkling with additional flour as needed. Shape dough into a ball.

  6. Roll dough into a 12” (30-cm) circle using lightly floured Baker’s Roller®;. Brush Rockcrok® Grill Stone with oil using Chef’s Silicone Basting Brush and sprinkle surface evenly with sesame seeds.  Transfer dough onto stone; roll out to edges. Pierce entire surface of dough using pastry tool.

  7. Place stone on grid of grill.  Grill, covered, 9-13 minutes or until bottom of crust is golden brown, rotating stone halfway through grill time.  Remove stone to Stackable Cooling Rack.

  8. Flip crust and spread ketchup mixture to within ½” (1-cm) of edges. Top with half of cheese, all of the ground beef mixture, add-ons and remaining cheese.

  9. Grill 4-6 minutes or until crust is deep golden brown. Remove stone from grill. Cut pizza into slices.

Yield:

  • 6  servings of 1 slice

Nutrients per serving:

Calories 383, Total Fat 17 g, Saturated Fat 9 g, Cholesterol 60 mg, Sodium 917 mg, Carbohydrate 33g, Fiber 1g, Protein 25 g

Cook's Tips:

 Lean ground turkey can be substituted for lean ground beef.

 
To prepare this recipe in a conventional oven, preheat oven to 450°F (230°C).  Prepare recipe as directed in Steps 1-6.  Bake crust in lowest rack of oven 14-16 minutes or until crust is golden brown. Top as directed in Step 8.  Bake 6-9 minutes or until crust is deep golden brown.

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