Tex-Mex Pizza

Add Mexican cuisine to your dinner. Enjoy this cheesy pizza made with sausages and salsa – ready in 20 minutes.

  • Prep Time 10 min
  • Total Time 20 min
  • Servings 8

1/4
pound bulk chorizo or pork sausage
1
Italian bread shell or purchased pizza crust (12 inches in diameter)
1 1/2
cups shredded Monterey Jack cheese (6 ounces)
1
jar (8 ounces) salsa
1/2
cup chopped bell pepper
1/2
cup drained canned black beans or 1 can (2 1/4 ounces) sliced ripe olives, drained

  • 1 Heat oven to 450ºF. Cook sausage in 8-inch skillet over medium heat, stirring occasionally, until no longer pink; drain. Sprinkle bread shell with 1 cup of the cheese. Top with salsa, sausage, bell pepper and beans. Sprinkle with remaining cheese.
  • 2 Place on ungreased cookie sheet. Bake 8 to 10 minutes or until pizza is hot and cheese is melted.

Expert Tips

Need to fix dinner in a hurry? "Quick" is the key word for this delicious pizza. Add a tossed salad and fresh fruit, and off you go.

Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 slice
Calories
380
,
% Daily Value
Total Fat
18g
18%
( ),
Cholesterol
35mg
35%;
Sodium
1170mg
1170%;
Total Carbohydrate
40g
40%
Protein
14g
14%
;
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
8%;
Vitamin C
4%;
Calcium
18%;
Iron
16%;
Exchanges:
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.