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Mexican Pizza

Mexican Pizza

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  • Author: The Cooking Jar
  • Total Time: 40 mins
  • Yield: 3-6 1x


  • 6 medium sized tortillas
  • 2 lb. ground beef
  • 2 packets taco seasoning
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons ground cumin
  • 1 teaspoon dried oregano
  • 1 teaspoon chili powder
  • Pepper to taste
  • 3/4 cup water
  • 1 can (16 oz.) refried beans
  • 4 cups Mexican-style cheese, shredded
  • Red salsa and salsa verde
  • 1 medium sized tomato, diced
  • 1 can (2.25 oz.) sliced black olives
  • 2 green onions, thinly sliced


  1. Brush the tortillas with oil and broil at 450 degrees F for about 3-4 minutes per side until puffy and light golden
  2. Brown the beef over medium high heat until cooked. Drain any fat and return to heat
  3. Add taco seasoning, cumin, oregano, chili powder, pepper to taste and water
  4. Simmer uncovered until the sauce thickens, about 5 minutes
  5. Remove from heat and set aside
  6. Spread red salsa on the first tortilla then add beef and a layer of cheese
  7. Spread refried beans on second tortilla and cover the first tortilla, bean side down
  8. Spread salsa verde over the top of the second tortilla and add cheese, tomatoes, olives and green onions
  9. Repeat with other tortillas to make 3 pizzas in total
  10. Broil at 450 degrees F for 5 minutes or until the cheese has melted
  11. Dish and cut each pizza into fourths and serve hot with sour cream, hot sauce or guacamole


Inspired by Menu Musings of a Mom

  • Prep Time: 15 mins
  • Cook Time: 25 mins