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Stuffed Mexican Pizza Pie

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Ingredients
  Ground beef 1 Pound
  Onion 1 Large, chopped
  Green bell pepper 1 Large, chopped
  Instant rice 1 1⁄2 Cup (24 tbs) (UNCLE BEN'S Brand)
  Canned mexican style stewed tomatoes 29 Ounce, undrained (2 cans, 14 1/2 ounces each)
  Water 2⁄3 Cup (10.67 tbs)
  Mexican style seasoned monterey jack colby cheese blend 8 Ounce, shredded, divided (2 cups)
  Refrigerated pizza crust dough 10 Ounce (1 container)
Directions

GETTING READY
1 Preheat the oven to 425°F.
2 Spray a 13x9-inch baking pan with cooking spray; set aside.

MAKING
3 Spray a large nonstick skillet with nonstick cooking spray and heat over high heat until hot.
4 Add in beef, onion and bell pepper.
5 Cook, stirring for 5 minutes or until the meat is no longer pink.
6 Add in the rice, stewed tomatoes and water.
7 Bring to a boil.
8 Transfer the beef mixture into the prepared baking pan.
9 Sprinkle with 1 1/4 cups cheese and stir until blended.
10 On a work surface, gently unroll a pizza crust dough on work surface.
11 Over the mixture in baking pan, place the dough in one even layer
12 Cut a few slits in the dough with a sharp knife.
13 Bake for 10 minutes or until the crust is lightly browned.
14 Sprinkle the remaining 3/4 cup cheese on the top of crust.
15 Continue baking for 4 minutes or until the cheese is melted and crust is deep golden brown.
16 Allow to stand for 5 minutes before cutting.

SERVING
17 Serve hot.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Easy
Cuisine: 
Mexican
Course: 
Main Dish
Method: 
Baked
Ingredient: 
Beef
Interest: 
Party
Preparation Time: 
5 Minutes
Cook Time: 
60 Minutes
Ready In: 
0 Minutes
Servings: 
6

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