Mexican Salsa Pizza Recipe
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Mexican Salsa Pizza Recipe

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“This recipe gets rave reviews” exclaims Carla McMahon of Hermiston, Oregon. It’s great as is, but you can kick up the heat with spicy salsa and pepper jack cheese. 8
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 25 min.
MAKES:24 servings
Quick Diabetic Exchange Test Kitchen Approved
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 25 min.
MAKES: 24 servings


  • 1 prebaked 12-inch pizza crust
  • 1 cup (4 ounces) shredded Monterey Jack cheese, divided
  • 3/4 cup salsa
  • 2 tablespoons minced fresh cilantro

Nutritional Facts

1 wedge equals 64 calories, 2 g fat (1 g saturated fat), 4 mg cholesterol, 143 mg sodium, 8 g carbohydrate, trace fiber, 3 g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 1/2 starch, 1/2 fat.


  1. Place crust on an ungreased baking sheet or pizza pan. In a small bowl, combine 1/2 cup cheese, salsa and cilantro. Spread over crust to within 1/2 in. of edges. Sprinkle with remaining cheese.
  2. Bake at 350° for 20-25 minutes or until cheese is melted. Cut into wedges. Yield: 2 dozen.
Originally published as Mexican Salsa Pizza in Simple & Delicious July/August 2008, p56

Sweet Red Wine

Enjoy this recipe with a sweet red wine.

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Reviewed Sep. 16, 2012

"Very good! Next time I think I will add some diced chicken. Served this with a side salad for simple, healthy dinner in a snap!"

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