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Tex-Mex Pizza

You guys are gonna die. I'm surprised we survived nirvana and back eating this. It was really filling, and very flavorful. I remember seeing a Papa Murphys commercial with ''Taco Pizza'' and thought of how weird that was... I mean, if you want a taco, eat a taco, right? I was wrong. I made said 'taco pizza' and it was really delicious! Definitely a keeper in our book. The marriage of taco and pizza has my blessing to continue on in it's own, trendy, radical existence.

I am in love with enchilada sauce. I could dip chips in it all day and be happy. I think next time we're going to add a bit more of it to the pizza after spreading the re-fried beans on the dough. Pizza should be gooey, and messy, dang it! And again, if you've been following my blog, you know of my love affair with cilantro....


Tex-Mex Pizza:

Pizza Dough
2 cups Mexican Blend Cheese
2 cups Shredded Lettuce
2/3 cup Cilantro
2 Tomatoes, diced
1 can Re-fried beans
2/3 cup Enchilada sauce
1/2 can olives, sliced
1/2 packet taco seasoning
1/2 lb ground beef

Brown ground beef in pan. After it's cooked through, add in your taco seasoning (and a teeny bit of water), turn down heat and let it simmer for a bit. Prepare your pizza dough - roll out on a pizza pan, make sure to roll up the edges to make a raised crust (so the toppings will be trapped, and not run off the edges later). Brush crust edges with an egg wash or olive oil. Cook crust according to dough directions (mine said 475 degrees for about 5 minutes) on bottom rack.

Now for the layering. First, with a spoon, spread your re-fried beans all over your pizza crust (not around the edges, obviously). Next, spread your enchilada sauce over your re-fried beans. Now add your Mexican cheese blend to the party. Throw that baby in the oven for around 10 minutes (check on it. cooking time depends on your oven, and pizza size) in middle rack. Remove pizza from the oven.

Layer on that lettuce, tomato pieces, olives, and the blessed cilantro goodness. Enjoy!

Wahoo! This recipe was chosen to be featured on Six Sisters' Stuff - Strut Your Stuff Saturday! 
 ....and also was chosen to be featured on Riverton Housewives Recipe Roundup!


  1. We love pizza AND tacos! What a perfect combo, it looks really delicious! We'd love for you to link this to our recipe party...

    1. Done. Thanks so much for the invite! Your blog looks fantastic.

  2. Oooo, this looks great! Thanks for linking up to our "Strut Your Stuff Saturday." We would love to have you back!! -The Sisters

    1. I've always been obsessed with your website. You guys have the best stuff! I can't believe you guys have time to check through all your links in your link parties! Sometimes it's over 400. How cool is that? I saw you guys on Studio 5. It was wonderful!

  3. Mmmm. I've been wanting to try different varieties of pizzas, so I will definitely have to try this one. Thanks :)

    1. Aimee! You will love it. Thanks for visiting the blog :)


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