Pizza in a Pot
pounds bulk Italian sausage or lean ground beef
medium onion, cut into thin wedges
15 ounce can pizza sauce with cheese
14 1/2 ounce can Italian-style stewed tomatoes
cups frozen (yellow, green, and red) peppers and onion stir-fry vegetables
4 1/2 ounce jar (drained weight) sliced mushrooms, drained, or one 2.25-ounce can sliced pitted ripe olives, drained
16 ounce loaf Italian bread or French baguette, halved lengthwise
8 ounce package (2 cups) shredded pizza cheese
- In a large skillet, cook sausage and onion over medium heat until meat is brown and onion is tender. Drain off fat. Place cooked meat mixture in a 3-1/2- or 4-quart slow cooker. Stir in pizza sauce, undrained tomatoes, stir-fry vegetables, and mushrooms.
- Cover and cook on low-heat setting for 6 to 8 hours or on high-heat setting for 3 to 4 hours.
- Arrange bread, cut side up, on a large baking sheet. Broil 3 to 4 inches from the heat for 1 to 2 minutes or until golden. Spoon meat mixture on top of bread slices. Sprinkle with pizza cheese. Broil for 1 to 2 minutes more or until cheese melts. Cut into 10 pieces.
Nutrition Facts(Pizza in a Pot)
- Per serving:
- 473 kcal cal.,
- 28 g fat
- (11 g sat. fat,
- 3 g polyunsaturated fat,
- 10 g monounsatured fat),
- 68 mg chol.,
- 1371 mg sodium,
- 33 g carb.,
- 3 g fiber,
- 4 g sugar,
- 21 g pro.
- Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet