BBQ steak and onion pizza

In the Kitchen: BBQ Steak and Onion Pizza

Turn leftover steak or any other favorite protein into this quick and easy barbecue pizza from Sheri Glazier.

  Estimated read time: minutes


  • Pizza dough (homemade or store-bought)
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 1/4 cup plus 2 tablespoons barbecue sauce
  • 1 cooked ribeye, or other steak, sliced thin
  • 1 red onion, sliced thin
  • 1 green bell pepper, sliced
  • 1 cup shredded mozzarella cheese
  • Balsamic glaze for drizzling
  • Parchment paper to line pizza pan
ingredients prepared for the pizza
Your favorite barbecue sauce is the base for a pizza that makes use of leftover steak, thinly sliced onion and peppers, plus lots of yummy mozzarella cheese.
preparing the pizza


  1. Preheat oven to 425° F.
  2. Mix the thin steak slices together with 1/4 cup (or less) barbecue sauce.
  3. Roll out pizza dough onto parchmentpaper-lined pizza pan.
  4. Brush olive oil onto dough, then brush on about 2 tablespoons of barbecue sauce.
  5. Add the barbecue steak to the pizza, evenly dispersed.
  6. Add the mozzarella cheese, a little or A LOT, it’s up to you!
  7. Top pizza with thinly sliced onion and green peppers.
  8. Bake for 15-20 minutes, until crust is golden brown and cheese is melted.
  9. If it suits your fancy, drizzle the baked pizza with a balsamic glaze.
  10. Serve with your favorite vegetable or fruit side.
finished bbq steak and onion pizza.
A balsamic glaze tops off this quick and tasty homemade pizza.
Sheri Glazier, The Dirt Road Dietician

The Dirt Road Dietitian, Sheri Glazier, MS, RDN/LD, is a registered dietitian and an Oklahoma farmer and rancher. With a bachelor’s degree in human sciences and a master’s degree in nutritional sciences from Oklahoma State University, Glazier uses her education and on-the-job skills as a nutrition consultant, speaker and culinary creator. In 2020, she was named Oklahoma’s Outstanding Dietitian of the Year by the Oklahoma Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics. She received the Rising Star Award from the OSU College of Human Sciences in 2019.

Glazier resides with her husband, Kyle, and their two children in rural Oklahoma, where they raise wheat, sesame, hay and cattle. The closest town, Loyal, has a population of 79, which gives her a unique perspective on intentional grocery shopping and preparing meals for families.

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