Southwest Beef Pizza
When you crave south of the border flavors.
Prep: 10 minutes
Cook: 20 minutes
Servings: Serves 4
1 lb. ground beef
1/4 tsp. salt
1 large (16 oz.) prepared pizza crust
1-1/4 cups mild, thick and chunky salsa
1-1/2 cups (6 oz.) shredded Mexican cheese blend or Monterey Jack cheese
1 can (4 oz.) diced green chiles, drained well
2 medium plum tomatoes, seeded and coarsely chopped
1/3 cup thin red onion slivers
2 Tbsp. chopped fresh cilantro
Preheat oven to 450°F.
In large skillet, brown ground beef over medium heat 8-10 minutes or until no longer pink.
Pour off drippings. Season with 1/4-tsp. salt.
Place bread shell on ungreased baking sheet.
Spread salsa over shell. Sprinkle with half of the cheese. Top with beef, chilies, tomatoes, and red onion. Sprinkle with remaining cheese.
Bake in oven 11-13 minutes or until cheese is melted.
Sprinkle with cilantro. Cut into 8 wedges and serve hot.