Taco Bell Mexican Pizza

Raven Higheagle


I love getting the Mexican pizza from Taco Bell. The perfect late night snack! It is really easy to prepare this at home and is a great dinner or snack idea to make when you have leftovers from a taco dinner.

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Makes 4 Pizzas
15 Min
10 Min


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1/2 lb
ground beef
1/4 tsp
1/8 tsp
black pepper
1/4 tsp
dried minced onion
1/4 tsp
smoked paprika
1 1/2 tsp
chili powder
2 Tbsp
(6-inch) flour tortillas
1 c
lard or crisco vegetable shortening
(16 oz) can refried beans
2/3 c
pace salsa, mild
1 c
cheddar cheese, shredded
1 c
pepper jack cheese, shredded
1/4 c
diced tomato
1/4 c
chopped green onions
1/4 c
sliced black olives

How to Make Taco Bell Mexican Pizza


  • 1In a large skillet, brown the beef over medium heat.
  • 2Once cooked, drain the excess fat from the pan.
  • 3Add salt, onions, paprika, black pepper, chili powder and water, then let the mixture simmer over medium heat for 8-10 minutes. Stir frequently.
  • 4Heat the Crisco shortening in a heavy skillet over medium-high heat. If the oil is smoking, it is too hot.
  • 5Fry each tortilla for about 45 seconds per side, or until golden brown and let drain on paper towels.
  • 6Heat up the refried beans in a small saucepan. Preheat oven to 400 degrees.
  • 7To assemble the pizza:
    Spread about 1/3 cup refried beans on face of one tortilla.
  • 8Next spread 1/4 of meat, then another tortilla.
  • 9Coat the tortillas with two tablespoons of salsa, then split up the tomatoes and stack them on top.
  • 10Next divide up the cheese, onions and olives, stacking in that order.
  • 11Place pizzas on a sheet pan and in the oven for about 8 minutes or until cheese on top is melted.

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About Taco Bell Mexican Pizza

Course/Dish: Beef, Pizza, Tacos & Burritos
Main Ingredient: Beef
Regional Style: American
Other Tags: Quick & Easy, For Kids, Healthy

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