Mexican Pizzas

  • Prep Time 20 min
  • Total Time 30 min
  • Servings 8

Ingredients

Ingredients

2
tablespoons vegetable oil
1
box (19.8 oz) Old El Paso™ gordita dinner kit
1
lb lean (at least 80%) ground beef
1/2
cup water
1
can (16 oz) Old El Paso™ refried beans
4
cups shredded Monterey Jack cheese (16 oz)
1
can (2 1/4 oz) sliced ripe olives, drained, if desired
3
tablespoons thinly sliced green onions (3 medium), if desired

Directions

Directions

  • 1 Heat oven to 425°F. In 10-inch skillet, heat oil over medium heat until hot. Cook tortillas (from dinner kit), one at a time, in oil about 20 seconds or until golden brown; turn and cook 10 seconds longer. Drain on paper towels.
  • 2 In same skillet, cook beef, stirring occasionally, until thoroughly cooked; drain. Stir in seasoning mix (from dinner kit) and water; heat until hot.
  • 3 Spread 2 tablespoons refried beans on each tortilla. Top with 2 tablespoons beef and 1 tablespoon ranch sauce (from dinner kit). Sprinkle each with 1/2 cup cheese; garnish with olives and onions. On ungreased cookie sheets, place pizzas.
  • 4 Bake 5 to 7 minutes or until cheese is melted.

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Tips

Expert Tips

If you like your Mexican food with a little "kick," try using pepper Jack cheese.

Nutrition Information

Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Pizza
Calories
640
Calories from Fat
340
% Daily Value
Total Fat
38g
58%
Saturated Fat
16g
79%
Trans Fat
2 1/2g
Cholesterol
85mg
29%
Sodium
1440mg
60%
Total Carbohydrate
43g
14%
Dietary Fiber
4g
17%
Sugars
2g
2%
Protein
31g
31%
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
15%
15%
Vitamin C
0%
0%
Calcium
50%
50%
Iron
20%
20%
Exchanges:
2 1/2 Starch; 0 Fruit; 1/2 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 0 Vegetable; 0 Very Lean Meat; 0 Lean Meat; 3 High-Fat Meat; 2 1/2 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choice
3
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.