Very Filling Mexican Pizza

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Nutritional Info
  • Servings Per Recipe: 8
  • Amount Per Serving
  • Calories: 320.7
  • Total Fat: 11.8 g
  • Cholesterol: 52.5 mg
  • Sodium: 1,018.6 mg
  • Total Carbs: 30.6 g
  • Dietary Fiber: 3.2 g
  • Protein: 23.7 g

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You won't need more than one or two pieces of this delicious dish You won't need more than one or two pieces of this delicious dish
Number of Servings: 8


    1 Can of Pillsbury refrigerated Pizza dough
    olive oil
    1 lb. of 93 percent lean ground beef
    1 package of taco seasoning
    1 jar of chunky salsa
    1 head of lettuce
    1 onion
    1 small can of sliced black olives
    1 package of shredded cheddar cheese
    (You can use reduced fat cheese if you want to cut the calories even more.)


-Very lightly grease a 12" round pizza pan with olive oil.
-Take pizza dough out of the package and mush into a giant ball.
- spread dough evenly over the pan.
-bake at 400 degrees for 2 minutes.
-lightly brush olive oil over the top of the dough to prevent burning.
-bake dough for another 13 minutes

-while dough is baking, cut lettuce into small pieces, chop onion, open olives.
-brown ground beef.
-drain any fat.
-add taco seasoning and 3/4 cup of water.
-let simmer until dough is finished. Don't let it burn.

-When dough is finished, spread salsa over to desired thickness.
-Cut the dough into eight pizza slices. It will make serving this much easier if you cut it now.
-Spread taco meat evenly over crust.
-add lettuce so that it is very thick.
-add onion
-add some black olives
-sprinkle cheddar cheese on top.
-serve with a side of salsa or reduced fat sour cream.

Number of Servings: 8

Recipe submitted by SparkPeople user SAIYAJINGIRL.

Member Ratings For This Recipe

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    I loved this recipe. I used ground turkey instead of beef. Cut the ingredient portions in half and it was fantastic. It's hard to find recipes kids will like as well but this pleased everyone. - 1/31/13

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    Tasted good, but you only need about 1/3 of the toppings. I used a 1/2 lb. of beef, about 3/4 of salsa, 1/2 cup onion (cooked with the beef), and about 1.5 cups of lettuce. We liked it, but wouldn't go through the work again since it tastes roughly the same on a flour tortilla. - 11/5/07

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    I enjoyed this. I cooked all the meat, took about 1/4 of it out for later use, mixed in pinto beans and seasoning. I only put on the pizza what I thought it needed of the meat mixture and will use the rest of the mixture for taco salad lunches. MMMM....... - 10/8/07

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    I made it last night! It was great...but just a few tips:
    1. Don't "mush" the dough, I'd just use it as a square dough, I had bad luck with that part.
    2. You really don't need a full pound of meat unless you are a meat lover.
    That's it, it really was good and FILLING!
    - 10/2/07

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    It was AMiAZING, but really filling. I would like to make this as a half next time. My boyfriend and I could only eat 2 slices and we were done for, it would be perfect for a mexican night with friends and some cervezas.......OLE! - 9/21/07