Tostada Pizza

Tostada Pizza

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  • Prep Time

    minutes

  • Total Time

    minutes

  • Servings

    servings


Ingredients

  • 1

    pound lean ground beef

  • ¾

    cup water

  • 1

    4-ounce can diced green chile peppers, drained

  • 2

    tablespoons taco seasoning mix

  • 1

    teaspoon chili powder

  • 1

    tablespoon cornmeal

  • 1

    13.8-ounce package refrigerated pizza dough

  • 1

    15-ounce can pinto beans, rinsed and drained

  • 1

    cup shredded cheddar or Monterey Jack cheese (4 ounces)

  • 1

    cup shredded lettuce

  • 1

    medium tomato, chopped

  • ½

    cup thinly sliced green onions (4)

  • Bottled taco sauce (optional)

Directions

1. In a large skillet cook ground beef until brown. Drain off fat. Stir in the water, chile peppers, taco seasoning mix, and chili powder. Bring to boiling; reduce heat. Simmer, uncovered, 15 to 20 minutes or until most of the liquid is gone. 2. Meanwhile, preheat oven to 400 degrees F. Grease a baking sheet and sprinkle with the cornmeal. Unroll pizza dough onto the baking sheet. Bake for 5 minutes. 3. In a small bowl mash pinto beans with a fork. Spread beans over partially baked dough to within 1/2 inch of edges. Spoon meat mixture over beans. Bake, uncovered, 10 minutes more or until crust is just golden. Sprinkle with the cheese. Bake 1 to 2 minutes more or until cheese is melted. Top with lettuce, tomato, and green onions. Cut into 12 pieces. If desired, serve with taco sauce. 4. Makes 6 servings 5. Taco Pizza: Prepare as above, except add crushed tortilla chips or corn chips to the toppings. In desired, serve with dairy sour cream.


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