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Zesty Potato Pizza

Total Time

Prep: 20 min. Bake: 30 min.


4-6 servings

I originally invented this recipe for the state agriculture department's "Potato Recipe Contest"—and won first place!—Marilyn Stroud, Larsen, Wisconsin


  • CRUST:
  • 6 medium potatoes, peeled, cooked and mashed
  • 1/3 cup sour cream
  • 1/3 cup shredded part-skim mozzarella cheese
  • 1 large egg, lightly beaten
  • Salt and pepper to taste
  • 2 teaspoons dry bread crumbs
  • 1 pound ground beef
  • 1 can (12 ounces) SPAM
  • 1 small onion, chopped
  • 1 can (8 ounces) pizza sauce
  • 1 cup shredded part-skim mozzarella cheese
  • 2 tablespoons grated Parmesan cheese


  1. For crust,in a large bowl, beat the mashed potatoes, sour cream, mozzarella cheese, egg, salt and pepper until blended.
  2. Spread potato mixture onto a 12-in. pizza pan. Build up edges slightly. Sprinkle with bread crumbs. Bake at 350° for 20 minutes.
  3. Meanwhile, for topping, in a large skillet, cook beef, luncheon meat and onion over medium heat until meat is no longer pink: drain Stir in pizza sauce; set aside.
  4. Remove crust from oven; increase temperature to 400°. Spoon topping mixture evenly over crust to within 1/2-in. of edges. Sprinkle with mozzarella and Parmesan cheeses. Bake another 10 minutes or until cheese is melted.

Nutrition Facts

1 slice: 591 calories, 30g fat (14g saturated fat), 137mg cholesterol, 1139mg sodium, 44g carbohydrate (7g sugars, 4g fiber), 34g protein.

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