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Football Pizza

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!

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  • prep time 10 min
  • total time 30 min
  • ingredients 7
  • servings 8
 

Ingredients

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

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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.

Nutritional information

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Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 2 Pieces
Calories
340
(
Calories from Fat
170),
% Daily Value
Total Fat
19g
19%
(Saturated Fat
8g,
8%
Trans Fat
0g
0%
),
Cholesterol
40mg
40%;
Sodium
900mg
900%;
Total Carbohydrate
26g
26%
(Dietary Fiber
1g
1%
  Sugars
4g
4%
),
Protein
17g
17%
;
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
10%;
Vitamin C
6%;
Calcium
25%;
Iron
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 Choices:
2
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.