Meatball and Mozzarella Lattice Pie

  • Difficulty: Medium
  • one hour and 20 minutes
  • 6 servings

Got some leftover meatballs and you’re not sure what to use them for? We think you should try this lattice pie. It has delicious layers of meatballs, mozzarella, tomato sauce, and bell peppers. Everything on top of a crispy pizza crust. Yummy!

Ingredients Needed for Meatball and Mozzarella Lattice Pie

1 tablespoon butter
7 ounces of pizza dough
2 tablespoons of olive oil
salt
pepper
5 garlic cloves, crushed
1 cup tomato sauce
1 teaspoon basil
1 teaspoon oregano
1 cup mozzarella, shredded
1 pound meatballs
1 green bell pepper, chopped
1 red bell pepper, chopped
½ yellow bell pepper, chopped

How to Cook Meatball and Mozzarella Lattice Pie

  1. Preheat the oven to 410 degrees F/210 degrees C.
  2. Grab a round, 10-inch (25 cm) diameter baking dish. Grease the bottom with butter.
  3. Lay the pizza dough in the dish, entirely covering the bottom and sides. Remove the excess dough and keep it for later on.
  4. Drizzle 1 tablespoon of olive oil and add 2 garlic cloves. Season with salt and pepper. Pinch the dough with a fork.
  5. Slide the dish into the oven for the next 15 minutes.
  6. Add the tomato sauce to a large bowl. Add the basil, 2 garlic cloves, oregano, salt, and pepper. Mix until smooth.
  7. Add half of the shredded mozzarella inside the baking dish. Pour half of the tomato sauce and lay the cooked meatballs.
  8. Top with the remaining tomato sauce, mozzarella, and chopped bell pepper.
  9. Cut the excess dough into thin strips. Arrange the strips of dough to make a lattice pattern.
  10. Mix the remaining olive oil and garlic in a small bowl. Spread the mixture using a brush.
  11. Slide the dish into the oven for the next 40 minutes at 410 degrees F/210 degrees C.

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