Thin Crust Beef Enchilada Pizza

Lynn Socko

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@lynnsocko

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Serves:
3 med-lg pizzas
Prep:
1 Hr 30 Min
Cook:
20 Min

Ingredients

BEEF TOPPING

3 lb
lean ground beef
1 tsp
each of garlic granules, onion granules and cumin

PIZZA DOUGH-FOR BREAD MACHINE

2 c
all purpose flour
1 c
corn flour
1 1/2 c
hot water
2 Tbsp
oil
1 tsp
sea salt
1 tsp
sugar
2 tsp
powdered milk
2 tsp
dry active yeast

ENCHILADA SAUCE

10
new mexico mild dried peppers
2 large
dried pasilla peppers
2 c
beef stock
2 tsp
ea. of granulated garlic, onion and cumin
1/2 tsp
salt
2 tsp
tomato paste
1/3 dash(es)
canola oil
1/3 c
masa (corn flour)

ADDITIONAL TOPPINGS

1 c
diced onion, opt
3-6 c
grated mexican cheese

Step-By-Step

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1MEAT TOPPING: brown ground beef with granulated garlic, onion and cumin.

2SAUCE: Remove seeds and stems from dried peppers. Tear into pcs and place in a pot of water. Bring to boil, reduce to simmer. Simmer with lid on for about 15 min. Turn off heat and allow to sit for another 30 min or so.

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3After sitting for a while, drain water. Place in food processor with 1 c of beef stock, 2 tsp of granulated garlic, granulated onion, cumin and 1/2 tsp of salt and puree. Run through a strainer to remove pulp.

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4In a skillet place 1/3 c of canola oil, mix in 1/3 c of masa, stir to combine and heat for about 3-4 min.

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5Add 2 tsp of tomato paste, stir together well, add pepper puree and 1 c of beef stock, stirring as it heats. You want to let it thicken up so leave on simmer till good and thick.

6DOUGH: Place liquids in bread machine pan, then dry ingredients, set to DOUGH ONLY cycle. When dough has risen, kneaded, rested and risen (about 1 1/2 hr)divide into three balls. Roll out on a cornmeal very thin.

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7PIZZA: Spoon on enchilada sauce, sprinkle with cheese (I used a combo of Asadero and Cheddar)then ground beef, then onions. You can add more sauce or cheese as you layer it if desired.

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8Bake on lowest rack at 425° for approx 20 min. Time will vary from oven to oven and depending on what rack you use, I used my second from bottom rack. This crust is very thin so it doesn't take very long to cook.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Beef, Pizza, Tacos & Burritos
Regional Style: Mexican