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Easy Taco Pizza Recipe

Easy Taco Pizza Recipe

Convenient prebaked crust makes this tasty taco pizza as easy as can be. It's a great recipe, especially if you have teenagers. I keep the ingredients on hand so that we can whip up this filling meal anytime. —Mary Cass, Baltimore, Maryland
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 30 min. Bake: 15 min. YIELD:12-16 servings


  • 1 pound ground beef
  • 1 envelope taco seasoning
  • 1 cup water
  • 2 prebaked 12-inch pizza crusts
  • 1 can (16 ounces) refried beans
  • 3/4 cup salsa
  • 2 cups coarsely crushed tortilla chips
  • 2 cups (8 ounces) shredded cheddar cheese
  • 2 medium tomatoes, chopped, optional
  • 1 cup shredded lettuce, optional


  • 1. In a large saucepan, cook beef over medium heat until no longer pink; drain. Stir in taco seasoning and water. Bring to a boil; reduce heat. Simmer, uncovered, for 10 minutes; set aside.
  • 2. Place crusts on ungreased pizza pans or baking sheets. Combine beans and salsa; spread over crusts. Top with beef mixture, chips and cheese.
  • 3. Bake at 350° for 13-16 minutes or until cheese is melted. Sprinkle with tomatoes and lettuce if desired. Yield: 2 pizzas (6-8 slices each).

Nutritional Facts

1 slice calculated without optional ingredients equals 304 calories, 12 g fat (5 g saturated fat), 35 mg cholesterol, 720 mg sodium, 34 g carbohydrate, 3 g fiber, 15 g protein.

Reviews for Easy Taco Pizza

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Reviewed Jan. 19, 2016

"Loved the warmth from the pizza and the crispness from the lettuce and tomato toppings. A great substitute for taco night!"

Reviewed Aug. 23, 2015

"All I can say is WOW or that's what my kids said after making this tonight. We searched the internet for a taco pizza recipe and came across this one. We used Jiffy Pizza Crust Mix and Doritos. I added the Doritos after the pizza came out of the oven. We will definitely make again. One of my daughter's said better than a restaurant."

Reviewed Jun. 4, 2014

"My Boyfriend absolutely loved this pizza. If anyone want to add a kick to it try crunching up Doritos instead of regular chips on top. yummy yummy!!!!"

Reviewed Sep. 24, 2013

"This is the best taco pizza we have ever eaten! I used precooked taco meat from our local grocery store and omitted the taco seasoning. I used one cup mild cheddar cheese and one cup mozzarella. Yummy!"

Reviewed Apr. 17, 2013

"Very Similar to Casey's Taco Pizza. I used the Nacho Cheese flavored Doritos. Topped it off with Ortega Taco sauce..It was good! Quick and easy."

Reviewed Apr. 12, 2013

"Everyone in my family loved this pizza! We used a Schwans pizza crust & cooked it on the pizza pizzaz. Only thing I did different was used slightly less hamburger and a little less cheese. I made the full amount of sauce and only had to use half so I froze the other half to use on our next pizza. I highly recommend this recipe. It is a new Friday night favorite in our house! :)"

Reviewed Mar. 6, 2013

"I omitted the refried bean and salsa because my family does not care for them. I did make sour cream available on the table for those who wanted to dip or spread some on their pizza. It was a hit."

Reviewed Mar. 2, 2013

"Taco night or pizza night? Take a stand and have both! We wanted a pizza that reminded us of the pies we used to get at Shakey's in SoCal back in the 70's. This is as good or better. I made this using my homemade taco seasoning, homemade picante sauce for the salsa, omitted the tortilla chips and drizzled homemade taco sauce over everything after garnishing with lettuce and tomato. For the best crust, bring your crust, beans and meat to room temperature before assembling the pie, then bake on LOWER rack for the full time."

Reviewed Dec. 26, 2012

"Excellant pizza! My kids loved it. I did not have refried beans so i added a small can of tomato sauce to the ground beef and it was delicious."

Reviewed Feb. 26, 2012

"This is the best ever, never again will I buy a Taco Pizza, I bought the pre baked crust ,layered beans, then taco meat, i had made extra for my girls as they wont eat refried beans, topped with cheese and had additional toppings ready when pizza was done.. I wouldnt change a thing"

Reviewed Oct. 29, 2011

"My Granddaughter loves to cook with me. Next time she visits I think we will make this. Papa won?t mind that at all since he is a pizza lover and loved this variation."

Reviewed Mar. 7, 2011

"Love this Taco Pizza we make 2 at a time for all our sports parties. Everyone loves it. very simple to make. Great recipe"

Reviewed Feb. 3, 2011

"I make two for the football parties. Everyone loves this pizza. Very easy to make too."

Reviewed Jun. 10, 2010

"Simple recipe, very easy to make. My husband really enjoyed this simple dish. Will make again. LA"

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Wine Pairings

Sweet Red Wine

Enjoy this recipe with a sweet red wine.