Cooking with Carol- Taco Pizza

Taco Pizza

Contributed by Carol McCoy



1lb frozen pizza dough (thawed)

1 can (15oz) refried beans, stirred to loosen

3/4C medium-hot jarred salsa

1C (15oz) black beans, drained & rinsed

3/4C shredded pepper jack cheese

2T chopped cilantro

2C shredded iceberg lettuce

2C grape tomatoes, quartered



  1. Heat oven to 475. Coat a 14” pizza pan with nonstick cooking spray.
  2. On a lightly floured surface, roll out dough into a 14” circle. Gently roll up on a lightly floured rolling pin and unroll onto prepared onto prepared pizza pan.
  3.   Spread the refried beans over dough to within ½” of edge. Spoon on salsa and black beans. Scatter cheese over the top.
  4. Bake at 475 for 15 to 17 mins., or until bottom of pizza is brown and crispy.
  5. Scatter cilantro, lettuce, and tomatoes over top and cut into 6 slices.

            This would be a nice dinner to serve with a green salad.