1-Dish Italian Meatball and Cheese Pizza Bake

Frozen meatballs make this casserole extra quick to put together.

1-Dish Italian Meatball and Cheese Pizza Bake


6 servings



Prep Time


Bake Time

30 minutes

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  • Batter
  • 1-3/4 cup all-purpose flour
  • 2 (4-1/2 tsp.) envelopes Fleischmann’s® RapidRise® Instant Yeast
  • 2 teaspoons sugar
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 3/4 cup very warm water (120° to 130°F)
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • Topping
  • 8 to ounces (about to ) small meatballs, frozen
  • 3/4 cup pizza sauce
  • 1 teaspoon minced garlic
  • 2 cups (8 ounces) shredded mozzarella && provolone cheese blend
  • 1 teaspoon Italian herb seasoning


  1. Mix batter ingredients in a pre-sprayed 9-1/2-inch deep dish pie plate.
  2. Top dough with meatballs. Firmly push meatballs into batter. Pour pizza sauce over meatballs and sprinkle with garlic, cheese and seasoning.
  3. Bake by placing in a COLD oven; set temperature to 350°F. Bake for 30 minutes or until done.
  4. Recipe Note: If desired, batter may be mixed in a separate bowl. Proceed as directed above.

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