Classic Cheese

Stuffed Spinach Pizza

Prep Time: 15 min  |  Cook Time: 35 min  |  Servings: 8  |  Calories: 347
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Stuffed Spinach Pizza
Prep Time
15 min
Cook Time
35 min

This cheesy stuffed pizza is made with Sargento® Shredded Mozzarella - Fine Cut and a healthy dose of spinach that packs a punch even Popeye would approve of! Sink your teeth into the juicy blend of chopped plum tomatoes and sweet Italian sausage all within a buttery and flaky crust bubbling over with cheese.

  • 1 loaf (1 lb.) frozen white bread dough
  • 1-1/2 cups chopped plum tomatoes
  • 1/2 lb. bulk Italian sausage, cooked and well drained (optional)
  • 1 tsp. dried basil
  • 1/4 tsp. dried oregano
  • 1/4 tsp. pepper
  • 2 cups (15 oz.) Sargento® Whole Milk Ricotta Cheese
  • 1/2 pkg. (10 oz.) frozen chopped spinach, thawed and squeezed dry
  • 1 cup (4 oz.) Sargento® Shredded Mozzarella - Fine Cut
  • 1 cup (4 oz.) Sargento® Shredded Parmesan Cheese, divided
  • 1 clove garlic, minced
  • 1/4 tsp. salt
  • 1/2 cup pizza sauce
  1. Thaw bread dough and let rise according to package directions. Roll two-thirds dough into 11-inch circle on lightly floured surface. Line bottom and sides of greased 9-inch cake pan with dough. Place tomatoes and sausage, if desired, in pan; sprinkle with basil, oregano and pepper.
  2. Combine Ricotta, spinach, Mozzarella, 3/4 cup Parmesan, garlic and salt in small bowl; spread over tomatoes. Roll remaining dough into 9-inch circle; place over cheese mixture. Pinch edges to seal. Bake in preheated 450°F oven 25 minutes. Spread with pizza sauce; sprinkle with remaining Parmesan cheese. Bake additional 10 minutes. Let stand 10 minutes before serving.

Serving Size 8

Calories 347

*Percent Daily Values (DV) are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

Amount/Serving %DV*
Total Fat 13.10g 22%
Sat. Fat 6.50g 39%
Mono Unsat. Fat 3.10g
Poly Unsat. Fat 0.60g
Cholesterol 40mg 13%
Sodium 822mg 35%
Total Carbohydrate 39g 12%
Dietary Fiber 4g 16%
Sugars 0g
Protein 18g
Vitamin A 368RE
Vitamin C 16mg 27%
Calcium 372mg 40%
Iron 4mg 17%