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Taco Pizza Grande

Total Time

Prep: 25 min. + rising Bake: 30 min.

Makes

6 servings

This has been family favorite for years. Everyone can help prepare the pizza—from the homemade dough to the customizable toppings. —Marla Alexander, Beloit, Wisconsin
Taco Pizza Grande Recipe photo by Taste of Home

Ingredients

  • 1-1/2 teaspoons active dry yeast
  • 3/4 cup warm water (110° to 115°)
  • 1 tablespoon sugar
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1-3/4 to 2-1/4 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1/2 pound lean ground beef (90% lean)
  • 2 teaspoons taco seasoning
  • 1/4 cup water
  • 3/4 cup fat-free refried beans
  • 1 teaspoon olive oil
  • 3/4 cup chopped tomatoes
  • 1/4 cup chopped onion
  • 1/4 cup sliced ripe olives
  • 1-1/2 cups shredded reduced-fat cheddar cheese

Directions

  1. In a large bowl, dissolve yeast in warm water. Add the sugar, salt and 1 cup flour; beat until smooth. Stir in enough remaining flour to form a soft dough. Turn onto a lightly floured surface; knead until smooth and elastic, about 6-8 minutes. Place in a bowl coated with cooking spray, turning once to coat the top. Cover and let rise in a warm place for 20 minutes.
  2. Meanwhile, in a small skillet, cook beef over medium heat until no longer pink; drain. Add taco seasoning and water; bring to a boil. Stir in refried beans; heat through.
  3. Punch dough down; roll into a 13-in. circle. Transfer to a 12-in. pizza pan coated with cooking spray; build up edges slightly. Cover and let rest for 10 minutes. Dot with oil. Spread beef mixture over dough. Bake at 350° for 25 minutes or until crust is lightly browned. Sprinkle with tomatoes, onion, olives and cheese. Bake 5-10 minutes longer or until cheese is melted.

Nutrition Facts

1 slice: 336 calories, 11g fat (5g saturated fat), 39mg cholesterol, 864mg sodium, 40g carbohydrate (5g sugars, 3g fiber), 21g protein.

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