Crunchy Mexican Pizza

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  • Level: Easy
  • Total: 40 min
  • Prep: 20 min
  • Cook: 20 min
  • Yield: 4 servings
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1 lb ground beef

1 can (4 oz) ORTEGA fire roasted diced green chiles

1/2 cup ORTEGA original medium salsa (any variety)

1/8 cup ORTEGA thick & smooth taco sauce (any variety)

4 fully baked pizza crusts (8-inch)

1 can (16 oz) ORTEGA refried beans

1 package (8 oz) Mexican blend shredded cheese

Shredded lettuce

Finely chopped tomatoes

1/2 box (12 count) ORTEGA yellow corn taco shells or whole grain corn taco shells, each shell broken into pieces

1 package ORTEGA 40% less sodium taco seasoning mix

Sour cream (16 oz)


  1. Preheat oven to 400 degrees F. Cover a baking sheet with foil. In a large skillet over medium heat, brown ground beef. Stir in salsa, juice from chiles and taco sauce, and simmer for 5 minutes. Lay pizza crusts on prepared baking sheet. Spread beans over pizza crusts.
  2. Spread seasoned ground beef over beans. Cover with cheese. Bake for 10 to 12 minutes or until cheese is melted. Remove from oven and top with lettuce, tomato, and taco shell pieces. Mix half a packet of taco seasoning into sour cream and top pizzas. Serve hot.