Stuffed Pizza Bake

Stuffed Pizza Bake
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  1. 1/2 pound bulk Italian sausage
  2. 1/2 pound lean ground beef
  3. 3 1/3 cups Original Bisquick® mix
  4. 3/4 cup cold water
  5. 3 cups shredded mozzarella cheese (12 ounces)
  6. 1 jar (14 to 15 ounces) pizza sauce
  7. 1 cup sliced fresh mushrooms (3 ounces)
  8. 1/4 cup chopped green bell pepper
  1. Heat oven to 450ºF. Grease rectangular baking dish,13x9x2 inches. Cook sausage and ground beef in 10-inch skillet over medium heat, stirring occasionally, until brown. Drain; set aside.
  2. Stir Bisquick and water in large bowl until dough forms. Divide dough into 2 parts, 1 part slightly larger. Roll larger part dough into rectangle, 16x14 inches, on surface dusted with Bisquick. Fold crosswise into thirds. Place in center of baking dish; unfold. Press on bottom and up sides of dish. Sprinkle with 1 cup of the cheese; top with 3/4 cup of the pizza sauce, the meat mixture, mushrooms and bell pepper, pizza toppings and 1 1/2 cups of the cheese.
  3. Roll remaining part dough into rectangle, 13x9 inches. Fold crosswise into thirds. Place on cheese in center of baking dish; unfold. Press bottom and top crust edges together to seal. Make small slits in top crust. Spread remaining pizza sauce over crust; sprinkle with remaining cheese. Bake uncovered 22 to 25 minutes or until edges of crust are golden brown.
  4. Makes 8 servings