Jimmy's specially seasoned ground beef, refried beans, salsa and cheese layered in a deep dish style. A tasty and easy Mexican-style pizza with a flour tortilla crust I whipped up because I had the stuff to make it!!

Recipe Summary

prep:
20 mins
cook:
25 mins
total:
45 mins
Servings:
8
Yield:
8 servings
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Ingredients

8
Original recipe yields 8 servings
The ingredient list now reflects the servings specified
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Directions

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  • Preheat the oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C). Coat 2 pie plates with non-stick cooking spray.

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  • Place beef, onion and garlic in a skillet over medium heat. Cook until beef is evenly browned. Drain off grease. Season the meat with chili powder, cumin, paprika, salt and pepper.

  • Lay one tortilla in each pie plate, and cover with a layer of refried beans. Spread half of the seasoned ground beef over each one, and then cover with a second tortilla. Bake for 10 minutes in the preheated oven.

  • Remove the plates from the oven, and let cool slightly. Spread half of the salsa over each top tortilla. Cover each pizza with half of the Cheddar and Monterey Jack cheeses. Place half of the tomatoes, half of the green onions, and half of the jalapeno slices onto each one.

  • Return the pizzas to the oven, and bake for 5 to 10 more minutes, until the cheese is melted. Remove from the oven, and let cool slightly before slicing each one into 4 pieces.

Nutrition Facts

370 calories; protein 19.6g 39% DV; carbohydrates 31.6g 10% DV; fat 18.6g 29% DV; cholesterol 55.5mg 19% DV; sodium 848mg 34% DV. Full Nutrition
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Most helpful positive review

Rating: 5 stars
08/07/2005
I have used dozens of recipes and never felt so inclined to write a review. I have been a vegetarian for 18 years, so I substitued the ground beef with Morningstar Crumbled Grillers...once you add all of the spices and other ingredients, you can't even tell the difference. My husband loved it...he ate the entire pizza by himself. The only thing I would suggest is that you use your favorite salsa, as much of the flavor comes from this one ingredient. This recipe is a new staple in our house. Thank you. Read More
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Most helpful critical review

Rating: 3 stars
04/20/2012
Could be good for a person with munchies though the seasoning is a bit unimaginative. Has no sort of relation at all to pizza. Read More
(7)
635 Ratings
  • 5 star values: 432
  • 4 star values: 160
  • 3 star values: 34
  • 2 star values: 6
  • 1 star values: 3
Rating: 5 stars
08/07/2005
I have used dozens of recipes and never felt so inclined to write a review. I have been a vegetarian for 18 years, so I substitued the ground beef with Morningstar Crumbled Grillers...once you add all of the spices and other ingredients, you can't even tell the difference. My husband loved it...he ate the entire pizza by himself. The only thing I would suggest is that you use your favorite salsa, as much of the flavor comes from this one ingredient. This recipe is a new staple in our house. Thank you. Read More
(313)
Rating: 5 stars
10/13/2005
I made this last night for my boyfriend's dinner and he loved it. The only other thing that I did was double the meat onions and refried beans; I made a double layer of this filling and added 1 more tortilla to the top. (3 altogether). This really came out wonderful. Thank you Jimmy for a wonderful recipe! Read More
(176)
Rating: 5 stars
04/14/2007
I could have sworn I had tortillas in the freezer so when I realized I didn't I decided to just use regular canned pizza crust for this recipe. I used ground turkey baked the crust for ten minutes and then added all of the ingredients. It was a hit with my family Jimmy and thanks!! Read More
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Rating: 5 stars
04/19/2012
Delicious and easy to make. One bit of advice: don't add the garlic and onion to beef and then drain your fat. You pour off a lot of the flavor of the garlic and onions that way. Sauté your G&O's first, set aside on plate then add beef to pan, brown, drain and mix together with G&O. Great dish!! Read More
(120)
Rating: 5 stars
11/09/2009
great recipe. i skipped the pie pan and first poked holes in tortillas so they would not puff and toasted them in the oven to crisp up. then made pizza's and baked on cookie sheet until cheese melted. added a little cilantro also to toppings. reheated very well the next day. next time i will add more of the bean and meat mixture. Read More
(96)
Rating: 4 stars
09/19/2006
I didn't think this was anything like Taco Bell's Mexican pizza; I thought it was WAY better. Apart from adding a litte fajita seasoning to the meat I made this as stated and it turned out great. Quick easy and tasty. Thanks Jimmy! Read More
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Rating: 4 stars
12/10/2005
really good imitation of taco bell's mexican pizza and so much healthier i'm sure. I used ground turkey black beans and fajita sized tortillas instead and they worked fine. I baked the tortillas for a few minutes in the oven first just to crisp them up before layering the beans and meat on. Great dish! Read More
(46)
Rating: 4 stars
04/12/2010
This was really good. I cooked my tortillas some before I put it all together but I didn't change any seasonings or ingredients. I noticed a LOT of people suggested using taco seasoning but I can't stand that stuff and much prefer the simple seasonings in this recipe. Thanks for sharing the recipe. Read More
(39)
Rating: 5 stars
09/25/2006
This was quite good! I used a whole pound of hamburger so I also added another clove of garlic. We did not top with jalapeno because we're wimpy! I especially like the tomato on top. Great recipe! Read More
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Rating: 3 stars
04/20/2012
Could be good for a person with munchies though the seasoning is a bit unimaginative. Has no sort of relation at all to pizza. Read More
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