Mexican Pizzas

Mexican Pizzas

Thanks to a gordita kit, you can have Mexican pizza on your dinner table in just 30 minutes.

Prep Time

20

Minutes

Total Time

30

Minutes

Makes

8

pizzas

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
  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.
Makes 8 pizzas
Make the Most of This Recipe With Tips From The Betty Crocker® Kitchens
Substitution
If you like your Mexican food with a little "kick," try using pepper Jack cheese.

Nutrition Information:

1 Serving (1 Pizza)
  • Calories 640
    • (Calories from Fat 340),
  • Total Fat 38g
    • (Saturated Fat 16g,
    • Trans Fat 2 1/2g),
  • Cholesterol 85mg;
  • Sodium 1440mg;
  • Total Carbohydrate 43g
    • (Dietary Fiber 4g,
    • Sugars 2g),
  • Protein 31g;
Percent Daily Value*:
    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 Choices:
    • 3;
    *Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.