Tostada Pizza

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



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Servings: 6
Total Time: 40 mins
Related Categories: Beef, Pizza
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Ingredients
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    1   pound 
    lean ground beef
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    3/4  cup 
    water
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    1  4  ounce can 
    diced green chilie peppers, drained
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    1/2 1 1/2 ounce 
    envelope (about 2 tablespoons) taco seasoning mix
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    1   teaspoon 
    chili powder
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    1   tablespoon 
    cornmeal
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    1  10  ounce package 
    refrigerated pizza dough
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    1  15  ounce can 
    pinto beans with jalapeno peppers, rinsed and drained
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    1   cup 
    shredded cheddar or Monterey Jack cheese (4 ounces)
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    1   cup 
    shredded lettuce
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    1   
    medium tomato, chopped
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    1/2  cup 
    thinly sliced green onions (4)
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    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, 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.
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. 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, Monosaturated 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) 0.42, 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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