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Football Pizza

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  6 reviews
  • 10 min prep time
  • 30 min total time
  • 7 ingredients
  • 8 servings
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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!

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
1
stick (1 oz) string cheese

Steps

  • 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 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.
 

Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 2 Pieces
Calories
340
% Daily Value
Total Fat
19g
29%
Saturated Fat
8g
39%
Trans Fat
0g
0%
Cholesterol
40mg
13%
Sodium
900mg
38%
Total Carbohydrate
26g
9%
Dietary Fiber
1g
5%
Protein
17g
17%
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
10%
10%
Vitamin C
6%
6%
Calcium
25%
25%
Iron
10%
10%
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 Choice
2
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
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