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Quick and Easy Mexican Pizza

Rated as 4.17 out of 5 Stars

"Fried tortillas topped with salsa and cheese are baked for 8 minutes at 350 degrees. Cheddar, Jack, or pizza mixture all work fine . Cool the oil and save it in a jar in the fridge for the next time."
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25 m servings 614
Original recipe yields 4 servings


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  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C).
  2. Heat vegetable oil in a large skillet over medium-high heat until hot; fry tortillas, one at a time, until golden brown, 2 to 3 minutes per side. Transfer fried tortillas using tongs to a baking sheet.
  3. Spread salsa onto each fried tortilla; top with Cheddar cheese and Parmesan cheese.
  4. Bake in the preheated oven until cheese is melted, about 8 minutes.


  • Editor's Note:
  • We have determined the nutritional value of oil for frying based on a retention value of 10% after cooking. The exact amount will vary depending on cooking time and temperature, ingredient density, and the specific type of oil used.
  • Partner Tip
  • Try using a Reynolds® slow cooker liner in your slow cooker for easier cleanup.

Nutrition Facts

Per Serving: 614 calories; 30.9 64.7 19.6 33 1393 Full nutrition

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I skipped the parmesan and I used a homemade salsa. Not a bad snack--I think we would have liked it better had I skipped the frying step. NOTE: I made these on my tabletop griddle and it worked ...

I really didn't find it necessary to fry the flour tortillas for a quick snack, although I'm not opposed to frying them. 8 minutes in a 400 degree oven and they turn out with golden brown crispy...

Liked the light, crispy crust... this makes a great snack or lunch.

This is a great recipe for a quick snack or meal. I made 5 pizzas in total for 2 people. First, I made two pizzas (one without frying the tortilla and one with the fried tortilla) just to compar...

Very good and easy.I used about a fourth of an inch of oil and did not use the Parmesan cheese on it. Still good but semi greasy. I also only made one of them. Also DO NOT cook for three to four...