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Thin Crust Bacon Cheeseburger Pizza

Easy thin crust bacon cheeseburger pizza featuring salty bacon, beef, two varieties of cheese, pickles and more!
Prep Time1 hr 15 mins
Cook Time20 mins
Total Time1 hr 30 mins
Course: Main Course
Cuisine: American
Keyword: Pizza
Servings: 3 plus

Ingredients

Dough:

  • 1/2 C water heated to 115°F
  • 1/2 tsp active dry yeast
  • 1/4 tsp granulated sugar
  • 1 1/4 C all purpose flour
  • 3/4 tsp salt
  • 1 Tbsp olive oil

Toppings:

  • 1/2 C pizza sauce
  • 1/2 lb ground beef cooked
  • 1 C whole milk mozzarella shredded
  • 1/2 C Pepper Jack cheese shredded
  • 3 slices bacon cooked and chopped
  • Red onion sliced
  • Hamburger pickle slices
  • Ground black pepper

Instructions

  • Heat water to 115°F, combine with yeast and sugar. Allow to proof.
  • In a large bowl or stand mixer, combine flour and salt. With mixer running, add yeast mixture, followed by olive oil. Mix until a smooth ball forms, knead by hand if necessary. Transfer to a lightly greased bowl, cover and allow to rise for 1 hour or until doubled in size.
  • Meanwhile, cook and crumble beef, seasoning to taste with salt, black pepper and red pepper flakes. Cook and chop bacon. Prepare cheese and onion slices.
  • Preheat oven to 425°F.
  • Lightly grease a baking sheet with olive oil. Shape dough to desired size. Top off with pizza sauce, followed by cooked beef. Sprinkle with mozzarella and pepper Jack cheese. Add bacon and onion. Sprinkle lightly with ground black pepper and finish off with pickle slices.
  • Bake for 20-25 minutes or until desired crispness is reached.
  • Slice and serve immediately.

Notes

Recipe serves roughly 3-6, yields 1: 10-inch pizza.
An original recipe from Baked by Rachel