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Taco Pizza

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Taco pizza? Really, really? You will be pleasantly surprised at how good this tastes! Make your own pizza dough or use store bought. What ever you decide you will end up with a pretty delicious dinner!
Ingredients
  Ground beef 1 Pound
  Olive oil 2 Tablespoon
  Salt 1 Pinch (to taste)
  Pepper 1 Pinch (to taste)
  Yellow onion 1 Medium, chopped finely
  Garlic 3 Clove (15 gm), minced
  Tomato 1 Medium, chopped
  Taco seasoning 2 Tablespoon
  Water 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Pizza dough sheet 1 Large
  Salsa 3 Tablespoon
  Mexican blend cheese 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs), grated
  Mozzarella cheese 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs), grated
  Iceberg lettuce 1 Tablespoon, chopped (GARNISHING)
  Avocado 1 Medium, sliced (GARNISHING)
  Olives 1 Tablespoon, sliced (GARNISHING)
  Cilantro 1 Teaspoon, chopped (GARNISHING)
  Jalapeno 1 Teaspoon, sliced (GARNISHING) (Optional)
Directions

GETTING READY
1. Preheat oven to 425 degrees.
2. Season 1 pound ground beef with salt & pepper. Brown and drain. Set aside.
3. Wipe your skillet. Pour a little olive oil.
4. Add yellow onion finely chopped and 3 minced garlic cloves.
5. Put tomato. Return meat to the pan and mix well.
6. Sprinkle taco seasoning and ½ cup water. Mix well and cook for a few minutes.

MAKING
7. Line a lightly sprayed pizza pan with some pizza dough.
8. Spoon some red tomato salsa on all of the dough. Top with the meat.
9. Cover with shredded Mexican blend and shredded Mozzarella cheese.
10. Bake for 13 to 15 minutes. Remove from oven.

SERVING
11. On a serving plate, slice pizza and garnish each slice with chopped iceberg, chopped tomato, diced olives, sliced avocado, sliced jalapeño (optional) and chopped cilantro. Serve hot.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Easy
Cuisine: 
Fusion
Course: 
Main Dish
Feel: 
Meaty
Method: 
Baked
Dish: 
Pizza
Ingredient: 
Beef
Interest: 
Party
Preparation Time: 
25 Minutes
Cook Time: 
15 Minutes
Ready In: 
40 Minutes
Servings: 
6

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