Upside-Down Deep Dish Pizza Recipe Serves 4
Prep Time 10 min
Cook Time 25 min
Stand Time 10 min

Nutritional Information

Serving Size 1 serving
Amount Per
Calories 750
Calories from Fat 270
Total Fat 30 g
Saturated Fat 13 g
Trans Fat 0.5 g
Cholesterol 105 mg
Sodium 1910 mg
Total Carbs 68 g
Dietary Fiber 7 g
Sugars 16 g
Protein 50 g
Vitamin A 170 %
Vitamin C 35 %
Calcium 50 %
Iron 45 %

Upside-Down Deep Dish Pizza

The ground beef mixture can be cooked ahead of time and refrigerated in the baking dish until assembly time. Just heat it in the microwave until hot before topping and baking.


  • 1 lb. lean ground beef
  • 1 jar (1 lb. 8 oz.) Ragu® Traditional Sauce
  • 1 box (10 oz.) frozen chopped spinach or frozen chopped broccoli, thawed and squeezed dry
  • 2 cups shredded part-skim mozzarella cheese
  • 1 can (13.8 oz.) refrigerated pizza dough


  1. Preheat oven to 375°. Brown ground beef in large nonstick skillet; drain and season, if desired, with salt and ground black pepper. Stir in Sauce and bring to a boil; turn into 2-quart deep dish pie plate or baking dish.
  2. Top with spinach, then cheese. Place pizza dough over dish, sealing edges tightly.
  3. Bake 20 minutes or until crust is golden. Let stand 10 minutes.
  • Cost per recipe*: $13.76 Cost per serving*: $3.44 *Based on average retail prices at national supermarkets.

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