Taco Pizzas

Taco Pizzas
Paul Sirisalee
Two kid-friendly favorites come together in this pie topped with ground beef, salsa, Monterey Jack, and avocado.

Get the recipe.
Serves 4
preparation
20
minutes
cooking
40
minutes

Ingredients

2
teaspoons
olive oil
3/4
pound
ground beef
1
pound
pizza dough, at room temperature
cornmeal, for the baking sheets
1
cup
jarred salsa
8
ounces
Monterey Jack, grated (2 cups)
kosher salt and black pepper
1/4
cup
chopped fresh cilantro
1
avocado, sliced

Directions

  1. Heat oven to 475° F. Heat the oil in a large skillet over medium-high heat. Cook the beef, breaking it up with a spoon, until browned, 5 to 7 minutes.
  2. Shape the dough into 4 rounds and place on 2 cornmeal-dusted baking sheets. Dividing evenly, top with the salsa, beef, and Monterey Jack; season with ¼ teaspoon each salt and pepper.
  3. Bake until the crust is golden brown, 18 to 20 minutes. Dividing evenly, top with the cilantro and avocado.

 

Kristen Evans Dittami, Family Issue 2012

Nutritional Information

  • Per Serving
  • Calories 733
  • Fat 35 g
  • Sat Fat 15 g
  • Cholesterol 102 mg
  • Sodium 1,383 mg
  • Protein 43 g
  • Carbohydrate 62 g
  • Sugar 4 g
  • Fiber 6 g
  • Iron 6 mg
  • Calcium 456 mg
What does this mean? See Nutrition 101.