Minced Beef and Onion Pizza

Pizza with onion and minced beefThe following pizza preparation is rich, cheesy and flavorful. Its topping includes beef mince, white onion and loads of cheese. Seasoning can be moderated or altered as per your taste. For a sharp flavor, a generous amount of red onions can be used in place of white onions. If you avoid red meat, chicken mince can be used though you may not get the authentic flavor. If you prefer a colorful topping, feel free to add bell pepper julienne in it. To get the best results, make sure the mince is not too fine and is completely fat-free. Serve it piping hot as the heavy topping may get soggy if kept for a long time. Let's make this delicious and fulfilling pizza recipe topped with beef mince and loads of cheese.

Pizza with onion and minced beef
Minced Beef and Onion Pizza

Onion and beef pizza

Savor this rich, fulfilling and cheesy pizza recipe made with mouthwatering topping of seasoned beef mince, white onions and generous amount of cheese.

Preparation Time: 1 hour 30 minutes
Cooking time: 20 minutes
Servings: 6

  • 2-1/2 cups of all purpose wheat flour
  • 25 gm dried yeast
  • 1 tsp castor sugar
  • 2 tsp extra virgin olive oil
  • 1/4 tsp salt
  • 350 gm beef mince (coarse consistency)
  • 1 big white onion (sliced)
  • 3/4 cup tomato puree
  • 1 tsp dried herbs
  • 1 tsp paprika
  • 1/2 tsp cumin powder
  • 1/4 tsp ground black pepper
  • 1/2 tsp garlic paste
  • 1/2 tsp onion powder
  • 4 tsp olive oil
  • oodles of grated Mozzarella cheese
  • salt to taste


  1. Sift wheat flour, castor sugar, salt and extra virgin olive oil in a container.
  2. Mix 2 tsp of water with dried yeast and briskly whip it for about half a minute.
  3. Add it in the sifted flour.
  4. Slowly add lukewarm water and knead it into a soft and stretchy pizza dough base.
  5. Cover with a food grade plastic sheet and keep aside in a warm and damp corner for about 1 hour.
  6. Meanwhile, heat 4 tsp olive oil in a heavy base iron skillet.
  7. Add minced beef in it with garlic paste and sauté for about 2 minutes on a medium flame.
  8. Season with dried herbs, paprika, cumin powder, black pepper, onion powder and salt.
  9. Sauté for one minute and add tomato puree with 1/4 cup of lukewarm water.
  10. Mix and cook all the ingredients on a medium flame for about 5 to 6 minutes.
  11. Keep aside and let it cool down.
  12. Slowly pat and spread the pizza dough on a flat wooden base to give it a shape of a pizza base.
  13. Make a layer of seasoned and semi-cooked minced beef on top of the base.
  14. Follow it with randomly placing sliced white onions on top.
  15. Finish the topping with a generous sprinkle of grated Mozzarella cheese.
  16. Bake in an oven for about 10 to 12 minutes on a low-medium setting.
  17. Serve hot with your favorite soft beverage.