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mexican pizza

Recipe by
Beth Pierce
Ofallon, MO

These delectable Mexican pizzas are double decker crispy fried corn tortilla pizzas stuffed with taco seasoned beef, refried beans, cheddar and Monterey Jack Cheese. They are then topped with more cheese, green onions, black olives, tomatoes and jalapenos. These pizzas are fun for weekend dinners with extended family and friends yet easy enough for weeknights.

yield 6 serving(s)
prep time 10 Min
cook time 20 Min
method Convection Oven

Ingredients For mexican pizza

  • 12
    corn tortillas
  • canola or vegetable oil
  • 1 lb
    ground beef
  • 1/2 md
    onion finely chopped
  • 3 Tbsp
    taco seasoning
  • 3/4 c
    water
  • 1 can
    refried beans
  • 3/4 c
    finely shredded cheddar cheese
  • 3/4 c
    finely shredded monterey jack cheese
  • 6
    grape tomatoes
  • 1 sm
    jalapeno sliced
  • 1/3 c
    sliced black olives
  • 1
    green onion chopped

How To Make mexican pizza

  • 1
    In a Dutch Oven or heavy skillet heat 1/2 inch oil to 350-375 degrees. Add one tortilla at a time and fry until crispy (about 1 minute) flipping halfway through the frying process. Remove to paper towels to drain.
  • 2
    Meanwhile in a large skillet brown ground beef; breaking it up as it browns. Halfway through the browning process add the chopped onion. Once the ground beef is full browned and onions have softened add the taco seasoning and water. Simmer 10 minutes.
  • 3
    Spread refried beans over 6 corn tortillas. Equally divide seasoned ground beef over the beans. Top with half of each cheese. Top each with another crispy corn tortilla and place on parchment paper covered baking sheets. Top each pizza with remaining cheese, sliced tomatoes, jalapeno, black olives and green onions.
  • 4
    Bake at 400 degrees for 7-10 minutes or until cheese is melted.
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