Pizza with meatballs

Pizza with meatballs: It’s a meaty affair. Image: Carla Zinkfontein.

Pizza with meatballs – The perfect bite for the meat lover

Build your own delicious pizza oozing with meaty flavours and gooey cheese.

Pizza with meatballs

Pizza with meatballs: It’s a meaty affair. Image: Carla Zinkfontein.

If you love pizza and meat, you are in for a real treat with this recipe. This pizza with meatballs recipe is everything a meat eater will enjoy on a pizza.

Putting this pizza with meatballs recipe together is super easy. Just make sure you have a pre-baked pizza crust ready, or you can prepare your own pizza base with this recipe.

You also need fully cooked meatballs. Try our delicious meatballs recipe here to get your meatballs ready for this recipe. Alternatively, you can also buy a pre-cooked meatball meal at the groceries store. However, usually, the flavour of homecooked meals is just so much better.

With only a few other essential ingredients listed in the ingredient list, you can stack your pizza with the meatballs and then pop it into the oven for about another 15 minutes. In just 30 minutes your delicious pizza oozing with meaty flavours and gooey cheese is ready to come out of the oven.

This recipe is for one pizza, so remember to increase the quantities if you need to make more.

Pizza with meatballs recipe

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Recipe by Carla Zinkfontein Course: MainCuisine: GlobalDifficulty: Easy


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  • 1 1 prebaked 2-inch pizza crust

  • 1 can 1 pizza sauce

  • 1 teaspoon 1 garlic powder

  • 1 teaspoon 1 Italian seasoning

  • ¼ cup ¼ Parmesan cheese, grated

  • 1 small 1 onion, halved and sliced

  • 12 12 fully cooked Italian meatballs, halved

  • 1 cup 1 shredded part-skim mozzarella cheese

  • 1 cup 1 shredded cheddar cheese

  • parsley for garnish


  • Preheat the oven to 180°C.
  • Place the crust on an ungreased 12-inch. pizza pan or baking sheet.
  • Spread the sauce over crust; sprinkle with garlic powder, Italian seasoning and Parmesan cheese.
  • Top with onion and meatballs; sprinkle with remaining cheeses.
  • Bake 12 – 17 minutes or until the cheese is melted.
  • Garnish with parsley.


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