Mexican Pizzas Recipe

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"When I need a quick and easy dinner, I make these satisfying pizzas that capture the flavor of Mexico," relates Katherine Jones, Renton, Washington. "Piled high with zesty ingredients, the tortillas are a snap to prepare and taste great."
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 15 min.
MAKES:4 servings
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 15 min.
MAKES: 4 servings

Ingredients

  • 4 fat-free tortillas (12 inches)
  • 1 can (16 ounces) fat-free refried beans
  • 1 cup salsa
  • 2 medium plum tomatoes, diced
  • 1 can (4 ounces) chopped green chilies, drained
  • 1/2 cup chopped green pepper
  • 1/4 cup chopped onion
  • 1 can (2-1/4 ounces) sliced ripe olives, drained
  • 1 cup shredded reduced-fat cheddar cheese

Nutritional Facts

1 pizza equals 359 calories, 8 g fat (0 saturated fat), 20 mg cholesterol, 1,665 mg sodium, 52 g carbohydrate, 0 fiber, 19 g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 3 starch, 1-1/2 meat, 1 vegetable.

Directions

  1. Place tortillas on two ungreased baking sheets; spread with beans. Layer with salsa, tomatoes, chilies, green pepper, onion, olives and cheese. Bake at 350° for 10 minutes or until the cheese is melted. Yield: 4 servings.
Originally published as Mexican Pizzas in Quick Cooking July/August 1998, p45

Nutritional Facts

1 pizza equals 359 calories, 8 g fat (0 saturated fat), 20 mg cholesterol, 1,665 mg sodium, 52 g carbohydrate, 0 fiber, 19 g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 3 starch, 1-1/2 meat, 1 vegetable.

Sweet Red Wine

Enjoy this recipe with a sweet red wine.

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Reviewed Oct. 26, 2011

"Fast and wonderful flavor."

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Reviewed Feb. 10, 2009

"This is great for a quick and easy dinner--and it is surprisingly filling! We usually just use onions, green peppers, salsa, and cheese on top of the beans since that is what we always have on hand."

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