pot roast pizza

Seeing how much of the country is freezing this week, I’m willing to bet that the general crockpot population (yep, that’s a thing) is feeling the love. If you find yourself with any leftover pot roast, then I have just the recipe for you.

Heck, it was so good even if you don’t have leftover pot roast you should probably just make one now so you can make this pizza.

pot roast pizza

In our household, a good crockpot meal will last for days. But (much to my husband’s dismay) I get tired of eating the same thing for days at a time. I’m really trying to get better at this. So re-purposing our meals is key.

pot roast pizza

Last Friday morning I was preparing dough for our weekly pizza night and I remembered that we had leftover pot roast. 

It was sitting in the outside fridge and I could basically hear it crying out to me:

“Don’t forget me!”

“Ditch the pizza, use me up!”

“Alex will be so disappointed if you let me go bad”

Talk about a guilt trip. 

I couldn’t ignore the pot roast, but didn’t want to break tradition. So I put the pot roast on the pizza. Problem solved. 

Pot roast + gouda + parmesan + onion + arugula = pot roast pizza.

No one was mad. 

Pot Roast Pizza
A unique, delicious pizza using leftover crockpot pot roast
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Prep Time
20 min
Cook Time
15 min
Total Time
35 min
Prep Time
20 min
Cook Time
15 min
Total Time
35 min
  1. pizza dough (homemade or prepared)
  2. favorite pizza sauce
  3. freshly grated gouda cheese
  4. freshly grated parmesan cheese
  5. leftover pot roast
  6. 2 TB red wine
  7. 1 onion
  8. 2 TB butter
  9. 1 tsp brown sugar
  10. arugula
  1. preheat oven to 425F
  2. shred leftover pot roast and add to skillet over low heat
  3. add red wine to skillet and allow to simmer
  4. chop onion into small pieces
  5. add butter to small pan over low heat
  6. once butter is melted, add onion and dust with brown sugar
  7. stir onion mixture until onions have caramelized and are fragrant. remove from heat.
  8. line a cutting board with paper towels
  9. remove pot roast from heat and transfer meat to paper towels to drain excess moisture
  10. roll out dough on floured surface into desired shape
  11. layer pizza with sauce, pot roast, onion and cheese as desired
  12. bake in preheated oven for approximately 15 minutes
  13. once cooled, add arugula to top of pizza
  14. slice, serve and enjoy
  1. Baking times may vary due to oven and/or dough thickness. Check on pizza intermittently to avoid burning.
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