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Southwest Pizza Recipe

Southwest Pizza Recipe

There are two kinds of meat in this satisfying meat-lovers pizza topped with lots of cheese. The sauce is made up of salsa and the barbecue sauce from the pork, which results in a great smoky-salsa flavor.
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 25 min. YIELD:6-8 servings

Ingredients

  • 1 tube (13.8 ounces) refrigerated pizza crust
  • 1/2 pound ground beef
  • 1 cup salsa
  • 1/2 cup refrigerated fully cooked barbecued shredded pork
  • 1/2 cup chopped red onion
  • 1 can (2-1/4 ounces) sliced ripe olives, drained
  • 1-3/4 cups shredded Monterey Jack cheese

Directions

  • 1. Unroll crust onto a lightly greased 12-in. pizza pan; flatten dough and build up edges slightly. Bake at 400° for 6-7 minutes or until golden brown.
  • 2. Meanwhile, in a large skillet, cook beef over medium heat until no longer pink; drain. Stir in salsa and pork. Spread over crust. Sprinkle with onion, olives and cheese. Bake 6-8 minutes longer or until cheese is melted. Yield: 6-8 servings.

Nutritional Facts

1 serving (1 slice) equals 311 calories, 13 g fat (6 g saturated fat), 40 mg cholesterol, 787 mg sodium, 28 g carbohydrate, 2 g fiber, 17 g protein.

Wine Pairings

Sweet Red Wine

Enjoy this recipe with a sweet red wine.