Tostada Pizza

Kids will love this fun dinner recipe that features two favorite foods: pizza and tacos!

Tostada Pizza
40 mins
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  • 1 pound lean ground beef
  • 3/4 cup water
  • 1 4 ounce can diced green chilie peppers, drained
  • 1/2 1 1/2 ounce envelope (about 2 tablespoons) taco seasoning mix
  • 1 teaspoon chili powder
  • 1 tablespoon cornmeal
  • 1 10 ounce package refrigerated pizza dough
  • 1 15 ounce can pinto beans with jalapeno peppers, rinsed and drained
  • 1 cup shredded cheddar or Monterey Jack cheese (4 ounces)
  • 1 cup shredded lettuce
  • 1 medium tomato, chopped
  • 1/2 cup thinly sliced green onions (4)
  • Bottled taco sauce (optional)
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.
Meanwhile, grease a baking sheet and sprinkle with the cornmeal. Pat pizza dough into a 12x8-inch rectangle on the baking sheet. Bake in a 400 degree F oven for 5 minutes.
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. If desired, serve with taco sauce. Makes 6 servings.

nutrition information

Per Serving: cal. (kcal) 384, Fat, total (g) 17, chol. (mg) 67, sat. fat (g) 7, carb. (g) 34, Monounsaturated fat (g) 6, Polyunsaturated fat (g) 1, fiber (g) 5, sugar (g) 2, pro. (g) 27, vit. A (RE) 0, vit. A (IU) 728.85, vit. C (mg) 14.17, Thiamin (mg) 0.28, Riboflavin (mg) 0.41, Niacin (mg) 4.34, Pyridoxine (Vit. B6) (mg) 0.2, Folate (g) 64.51, Cobalamin (Vit. B12) (g) 0.98, sodium (mg) 882, Potassium (mg) 287, calcium (mg) 201.94, iron (mg) 3.78, Starch () 2, Medium-Fat Meat () 3, Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet
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