Salsa Pizza with Cheese Crust

This is no ordinary pizza! Spicy salsa-seasoned beef tops a cheese crust for a pizza that's out of this world.

  • Prep Time 15 min
  • Total Time 43 min
  • Servings 8

Ingredients

1
pound lean ground beef
1 1/4
cups Old El Paso™ Thick 'n Chunky salsa
2
cups Original Bisquick™ mix
1/4
cup mild salsa-flavor or jalapeño-flavor process cheese spread
1/4
cup hot water
4
medium green onions, sliced (1/2 cup)
1
cup shredded Colby-Monterey Jack cheese (4 ounces)

  • 1 Heat oven to 375ºF. Grease large cookie sheet.
  • 2 Cook beef in 10-inch skillet over medium heat, stirring occasionally, until brown; drain. Stir in salsa; remove from heat.
  • 3 Stir Bisquick, cheese spread and hot water until soft dough forms. Turn dough onto surface dusted with Bisquick; roll in Bisquick to coat. Shape into ball; knead 5 times. Roll into 14-inch circle; place on cookie sheet.
  • 4 Spread beef mixture over crust to within 2 inches of edge. Sprinkle with onions. Fold edge over beef mixture. Sprinkle with cheese.
  • 5 Bake 25 to 28 minutes or until crust is golden brown and cheese is melted.

Expert Tips

Garnish the pizza with chopped tomato and shredded lettuce.

Use the jalapeño-flavor process cheese spread if you prefer a spicier crust.

Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
300
(
Calories from Fat
160 ),
% Daily Value
Total Fat
18 g
18 %
(Saturated Fat
8 g,
8 %
),
Cholesterol
50 mg
50 %;
Sodium
700 mg
700 %;
Total Carbohydrate
21 g
21 %
(Dietary Fiber
1 g
1 %
),
Protein
17 g
17 %
;
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
10%;
Vitamin C
8%;
Calcium
16%;
Iron
12%;
Exchanges:
1 Starch; 1 Vegetable; 2 High-Fat Meat;
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.