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Tuesday, May 3, 2016

Easy Meatball Pizza

This blog post has been written on behalf of Aidells® As always, all opinions are mine alone.

Easy Meatball Pizza is a fun and delicious, quick and easy, dinner idea the whole family will enjoy! Have dinner on the table in minutes thanks to Aidells® meatballs and just a few other simple ingredients! 

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When it comes to quick and easy dinner solutions, pizza is at the top of my favorites list. My whole family enjoys pizza and this Easy Meatball Pizza was a HUGE hit with everyone! 

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While shopping at Meijer last week, I noticed that one of my favorite chicken sausage companies now makes fully-cooked chicken meatballs in several different flavors!  I grabbed a package of Aidells® fully-cooked All Natural Chicken Meatballs Italian Style with Mozzarella Cheese and popped them into my cart.

Aidells® fully-cooked All Natural Chicken Meatballs meatballs are made with real, hand-picked ingredients just like I would make myself. I love that they taste as good as my own, but are much more convenient than making from scratch. They are gluten-free, contain no nitrates, and have no added hormones, which means they get a green light from me to serve to my family! 

Since my family had been requesting pizza for dinner, I immediately thought of using Aidells® meatballs in a delicious pizza creation! 

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Cue...Easy Meatball Pizza!

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This pizza starts with a pre-baked pizza shell topped with your favorite jarred marinara sauce. Three cheeses give it amazing cheesy goodness and Aidells® Italian Style meatballs give it bold Italian flavor.  Finish it off with some fresh basil for a uniquely delicious easy lunch or dinner in under 30 minutes! 

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Give this delicious and easy recipe a try soon!  You will love how easy it is to put together and you will love Aidells® fully-cooked meatballs

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Have you ever had meatballs on your pizza?

Easy Meatball Pizza

Renee's Kitchen Adventures
Easy Meatball Pizza
Family-friendly, quick and easy meatball pizza made with three cheeses and fully cooked Aidells® Italian Style Chicken Meatballs!

Ingredients

  • 12" pre-baked pizza shell
  • 1 TBS olive oil
  • 1 cup marinara sauce
  • 3/4 cup ricotta cheese
  • 1/2 cup grated Parmesan cheese, divided
  • 12 oz. package of fully-cooked Aidells® Italian Style with Mozzarella Cheese Chicken Meatballs*
  • 8 oz. shredded Mozzarella cheese, divided
  • 3 TBS chopped fresh basil

Instructions

  1. Preheat oven to 450 degrees F. Put baked pizza shell on sheet pan and coat top with olive oil.
  2. Spread marinara to within an inch of the edges of the pizza shell.
  3. Drop ricotta onto marinara by teaspoonfuls, scattering evenly onto the marinara. Sprinkle with 1/4 cup Parmesan, then 1/2 of the mozzarella.
  4. Scatter the meatballs onto the mozzarella, then sprinkle with remaining mozzarella and Parmesan.
  5. Bake in oven for 8 - 10 minutes, or until the meatballs are heated through and the cheese is melted. Allow to rest for 10 minutes before cutting. Sprinkle with fresh basil right before serving.
Yield: 8 servings
Prep Time: 00 hrs. 10 mins.
Cook time: 00 hrs. 10 mins.
Total time: 20 mins.
Tags: Pizza, meatballs, Aidells®, cheese, dinner, recipe, Italian

*NOTE: I left the meatballs whole, but if you prefer more meaty goodness in every bite, you can cut them into quarters before placing them on the pizza. 


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Don't forget to use your mPerks® when you shop at Meijer for Aidells® meatballs. You can save $1.00 off of one package of Aidells® meatballs with your digital mPerks® coupon from 5/1/16 through 5/28/16!  Stop by Meijer in May for an in-store demonstration featuring Aidells® meatballs and taste the goodness for yourself! 


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