Author: Canadian Living

This is twist on a pizza made upside down in a casserole dish using a homemade dough as the crust which puffs up to a golden brown. Cutting it is the fun part, and you can make it as deep as the casserole dish, so that you get an Upside Down Chicago Deep Dish Pizza. Fun to make and eat!

  • Portion size 6 servings
  • Credits : Praying_Mantis


  • 2 Italian sausages sliced or out of its casing
  • 1/2 lb ground beef
  • 12 pieces pepperoni
  • 1 onion diced
  • 1/2 sweet pepper diced
  • 4 mushrooms sliced
  • 2 cups grated mozzarella cheese
  • 1/4 cup grated Parmesan cheese
  • 1/2 jar spaghetti sauce
  • 2 large eggs
  • 1 cup flour
  • 1 cup milk
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1 tablespoon oil


1. In a heavy bottom saucepan, brown the ground beef and sausage and drain all of the fat leaving about 1 tbsp. of fat in pan. Add onions, pepper, and mushrooms and cook for about 5 minutes stirring frequently. Add the spaghetti sauce and simmer for about 10 minutes. 2. In a large mixing bowl, combine eggs, milk, salt and oil togther and mix. Add the flour and incorporate into a smooth batter. 3. In a 9x9 or bigger baking or casserole dish, Add the meat sauce mixture on the bottom. Sprinkle all of the mozzarella cheese on top. 4. Pour the batter on top of the cheese and meat mixture. Sprinkle with parmesan on top of batter. 5. Bake at 400 deg F. for about 30 - 40 minutes until the dough puffs up and turns golden brown. Cool about 10 minutes and serve.
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Upside Down Fully Loaded Pizza Casserole