Friday, March 18, 2016
PREP TIME : 30 minutes SERVINGS 8
1-1/2 pounds ground beef
1 onion, chopped (1 cup)
1 green sweet pepper, chopped (1 cup)
1 garlic, minced
11-1/2 ounce package spaghetti sauce mix
1/2 teaspoon dried oregano, crushed
1 15 ounce can tomato sauce
1/2 cup water
1 cup milk or chicken broth
1 tablespoon vegetable oil
1 cup all-purpose flour
1/2 teaspoon salt
1 cup shredded mozzarella cheese (4 ounces)
1/4 cup grated Parmesan cheese
Pepperoni slices (optional)
1 . Preheat oven to 400 degrees F. In an extra-large skillet, cook ground beef over medium heat until brown; drain off fat. Stir onion, sweet pepper, garlic, dry spaghetti sauce mix, and oregano into meat. Add tomato sauce and the water. Cook and stir until boiling; reduce heat. Cover and simmer for 10 minutes.
2 . Meanwhile, in a medium mixing bowl, beat milk, eggs, and oil with an electric mixer on medium speed for 1 minute. Add flour and salt; beat for 2 minutes more.
3. Transfer hot beef mixture to an ungreased 3-quart rectangular baking dish. Sprinkle with mozzarella cheese. Pour egg mixture evenly over top. Sprinkle with Parmesan cheese; top with pepperoni slices (if desired).
Bake, uncovered, for 25 to 30 minutes or until puffed and golden. Serve immediately.