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Spaghetti Pizza

You eat this Spaghetti Pizza just like you would a pizza… picking up the slice with your hand and taking a giant bite!

Course Main Course
Cuisine American
Keyword focaccia, spaghetti, spaghetti pizza, Spaghetti Sauce
Prep Time 20 minutes
Cook Time 20 minutes
Servings 8
Calories 190 kcal
Author Amanda Rettke

Ingredients

Spaghetti Topping

  • 1 box (16 ounces) spaghetti noodles
  • pound  ground beef
  • 1 small  onion,  chopped
  • cloves  garlic,  minced
  • 1 small green bell pepper,  diced
  • 1 can (28 ounces) diced tomatoes
  • 1 can (16 ounces) tomato sauce
  • 1 can (6 ounce) tomato paste
  • 2 teaspoons  dried oregano
  • 2 teaspoons  dried basil
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon  black pepper

Italian Focaccia Bread Crust

  • 1 cup water
  • 2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 2 teaspoons baking powder
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1 tablespoon olive oiI
  • 1 teaspoon garlic salt
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons Italian seasoning, divided
  • 1/4 cup grated Parmesan cheese

Instructions

  1. Preheat oven to 425° Fahrenheit.

Spaghetti Topping

  1. Bring a large pot of salted water to a boil. Add noodles and cook to package instructions.

  2. Combine ground beef, onion, garlic, green pepper, salt and pepper in a large saucepan. Cook and stir until meat is brown and vegetables are tender. Drain grease.

  3. Stir diced tomatoes, tomato sauce, and tomato paste into the pan. Season with oregano and basil. Simmer spaghetti sauce for 20 minutes to 1 hour, stirring occasionally.

Italian Focaccia Bread Crust

  1. In the bowl of an electric mixer fitted with a dough hook add water, flour, baking powder, 1 teaspoon of Italian seasoning, and salt. Mix on medium speed until dough forms a ball.
  2. Add the olive oil to a 13-inch skillet. Plop the dough into the oiled skillet and spread to a 1/2-inch thickness, making sure there are no holes. Season with, garlic salt, and remaining Italian seasoning.
  3. Bake in preheated oven for 20 minutes. Remove from oven; sprinkle with Parmesan cheese and return to oven. Bake until just golden, or about 5 minutes.

Spaghetti Pizza

  1. Remove the Focaccia Crust from the oven and top with cooked noodles and spaghetti sauce. Slice and serve.