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Mission Mexican Pizza

Rated as 4.23 out of 5 Stars

"This South-of-the-border twist on pizza is a great way to change up your dinner menu."
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20 m servings 602
Original recipe yields 4 servings


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  1. To make the Mission(R) Crispy Tortillas: Place all 8 tortillas directly on the oven rack of a 350 degrees F oven and bake for 8 minutes. Remove from the oven and reserve on your work surface.
  2. Heat the 1 cup of refried beans for 1 minute in the microwave to get hot and reserve for the recipe build.
  3. Season the ground beef with salt and pepper and saute for 8 minutes in a non-stick pan, drain and reserve hot for the recipe build.
  4. To build 1 Mexican Pizza: Place 1 crisp Mission(R) tortilla on work surface.
  5. Evenly spread tortilla with 1/4 cup hot refried beans.
  6. Evenly top refried beans with 1/4 (approximately 4 ounces) of the cooked ground beef.
  7. Top ground beef with second crisp tortilla and evenly spread 1 heaping tablespoon of pizza sauce over the tortilla.
  8. Evenly top the pizza sauce with 1/4 cup grated Mexican cheese blend and 2 tablespoons chopped tomatoes.
  9. Repeat steps 1 through 5 for remaining 3 servings.
  10. Place all 4 pizzas, at one time, in 350 degrees F oven on a cookie pan/flat pan, and bake for 2 minutes to melt the cheese. Sprinkle 1 teaspoon chopped cilantro evenly over the top of each pizza. Serve each pizza whole.

Nutrition Facts

Per Serving: 602 calories; 29.9 45.4 36.5 106 1176 Full nutrition

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Here's how to turn this 4 star recipe into a 5 star: 1) Don't cook the tortillas for 8 minutes-probably just 4 or 5. You just want them a little crispy-not burnt. 2) Add 1 pkg of taco seasonin...

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If I make again I would probably substitute green peppers or mushrooms for the tomatoes and leave off the cilantro.

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Here's how to turn this 4 star recipe into a 5 star: 1) Don't cook the tortillas for 8 minutes-probably just 4 or 5. You just want them a little crispy-not burnt. 2) Add 1 pkg of taco seasonin...

These were good, but took some time. (I made a number of changes.) I used picante sauce instead of pizza sauce & added chopped black olives & green chiles to give more flavor. I also added taco ...

I used salsa instead of tomato sauce. I also added taco seasoning to the ground beef. I topped the 'pizza' with chopped onion, chopped tomatoes, and cheese. After baking I sprinkled with chop...

I thought this was very good. I gave 4 stars because I feel it needed a few changes. I used enchilada sauce in place of the pizza sauce. Also, I cooked the ground beef with a packet of taco s...

used 2 packets of taco bell mild sauce instead of pizza sauce, it was sooo good also topped with sliced olives and red pepper, very similar to taco bell's, oh and season the meat with taco seaso...

THIS WAS GREAT! "Better than Taco Bell," said my son! Now, that's a compliment! I used some of the ideas from others, based on what I knew my kids would like. First off, I cooked my ground b...

Being a vegetarian, I used SOYrizo instead of ground beef. It comes packaged and seasoned like regular chorizo and it was actually quite delicious. i also sprinkled a little bit of cotija on top...

As written, this is a 4 star recipe at most, but with simple modifications it is easily deserving of 5 stars. I browned the meat (I used ground turkey) as directed, with just a little salt and p...

Yum! It was very good. We also used salsa instead of pizza sauce. I did slightly burn the tortillas so make sure you watch them. I don't think you quite need eight minutes.