Twig's Taco Pizza

Recipe by Twiggyann
READY IN: 1hr 40mins
SERVES: 4-6
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
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DIRECTIONS

  • Prepare your favorite pizza dough and roll it out onto a 14 inch pizza pan. (I use a thick and chewy type dough so your cooking time may vary if you choose a thin crust or a pan crust).
  • Brown 1 lb of ground beef with one package of taco seasoning mix. (I don't add the water the mix calls for.) Drain ground beef and set aside to cool.
  • Warm up the refried beans in the same pan you used to cook the ground beef just enough to make the beans spreadable.
  • Spread the beans on the pizza dough evenly. Top with the ground beef. Sprinkle about 1/3 of the cheese over beef and beans.
  • Bake at 400 degrees for about 15 minutes or until dough is golden and the toppings are hot.
  • Immediately cut the pizza into slices, leaving the slices in the pan.
  • Spread the lettuce over the top, sprinkle with tomatoes, onions, and the rest of the cheese. (I used about 3/4 of a head of lettuce, 3/4 of a tomato, and an entire small onion -- but you could use 1/3 that and still have a hearty pizza.).
  • Serve with taco sauce & sour cream if you like.
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