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Recipe for “Magic” Pizza

Home Care in Trussville AL

Everyone loves pizza, but few family caregivers have time in their senior care journeys with their loved ones to make a pizza from scratch, and you do not always want to resort to the local pizza Home-Care-in-Trussville-ALplace to make your dinner for your loved ones. Simply because you do not have the extra time to make pizza dough from scratch, allow it to proof, make homemade pizza sauce, and then bring it all together does not mean that you cannot put your love into making a meal for your elderly loved ones and even the rest of your family.

This recipe is one that you will think of as one of your favorite “secrets” and will dramatically cut down on the amount of time, energy, effort, and expense that you have to put into making a pizza at the end of a long day. Rather than having to form a dough, allow it to rise, shape it, and then layer it with your sauce and toppings, you simply put together the ingredients for the dough, put it in a pan, and add your sauce, cheese, and toppings right on top. As it bakes, the crust will form so you can slice it up and enjoy just like your favorite pizza.

 

What You Will Need

  • 1 cup of flour
  • 1 teaspoon of oregano
  • 1 teaspoon of salt
  • 2 large eggs
  • 1/8 of a teaspoon of black pepper
  • 1 lb of ground beef or bulk Italian sausage
  • 1/2 of a cup of sliced mushrooms
  • 1 small onion
  • 1 and 1/2 cups of pizza sauce
  • 2 cups of shredded mozzarella cheese
  • A sharp knife
  • A mixing bowl
  • A pizza pan or a 10 by 15 baking sheet with sides
  • A medium frying pan
  • Olive oil
  • A pizza cutter

 

What to Do

  • Chop the small onion finely and set aside
  • Slice the mushrooms and set aside
  • Place the medium frying pan on medium high heat
  • Add olive oil to the pan
  • Add the beef or sausage to the pan and begin to cook
  • Cook the beef or sausage all the way through
  • Drain the meat and set aside
  • In the same pan, add the onions and mushrooms
  • Cook until the onions are tender
  • Add salt to the mushrooms to taste
  • Remove from the heat and add to the ground beef or sausage
  • Grease and flour the pizza pan
  • Preheat the oven to 400 degrees
  • Combine the flour, pepper, eggs, oregano, salt, and milk to the mixing bowl
  • Mix well
  • When fully mixed, pour the batter into the pan and tilt so that the bottom of the pan is evenly coated
  • Allow the pan to settle so that the batter is even
  • Sprinkle the meat, mushrooms and onions over the batter
  • Place the pan in the oven
  • Allow to bake for 20 minutes
  • Remove from the oven
  • Drizzle on the pizza sauce
  • Sprinkle evenly with cheese
  • Return to the oven
  • Bake for an additional 5 minutes or until the cheese is browning and bubbling
  • Remove from the oven
  • Allow to cool for 2 minutes
  • Slice the pizza and serve hot

 

If you or an aging loved one are considering hiring professional home care in Trussville, AL, call and talk to the staff at Lipford Home Care (205) 623-5700.