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Mexican Salsa Pizza Recipe

Mexican Salsa Pizza Recipe

“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. YIELD:24 servings

Ingredients

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

Directions

  • 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.

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.

Wine Pairings

Sweet Red Wine

Enjoy this recipe with a sweet red wine.