Spicy Mexican Pizza

Hungry for something with heat? Try chipotles and chorizo sausage on an easy refrigerated pizza crust.

  • prep time 20 min
  • total time 40 min
  • ingredients 7
  • servings 8

Ingredients

1
can (13.8 oz) Pillsbury™ refrigerated classic pizza crust or 1 can (11 oz) Pillsbury™ refrigerated thin pizza crust
1/2
lb chorizo sausage (not smoked)
1
can (8 oz) tomato sauce
1/2
to 1 chipotle chile in adobo sauce (from 7- or 11-oz can)
1/4
cup chopped fresh cilantro
1
can (2.25 oz) sliced ripe olives, drained
2
cups shredded Colby-Monterey Jack cheese blend (8 oz)
  • 1 Heat oven to 400°F. Spray or grease 15x10x1-inch pan (dark pan for thin crust). Unroll dough in pan. Starting at center, press out dough to edge of pan.
  • 2 Remove sausage from casings; place in 10-inch skillet. Cook over medium-high heat, stirring frequently and breaking up sausage, until no longer pink. Remove sausage from skillet; drain well on paper towels. In blender, place tomato sauce and chipotle chile. Cover; blend on high speed until smooth.
  • 3 Spread tomato sauce mixture evenly over crust. Sprinkle cooked sausage, cilantro, olives and cheese over sauce.
  • 4 Bake classic crust 15 to 18 minutes, thin crust 12 to 15 minutes, or until cheese is melted and crust is crisp and lightly browned. Cut into 8 servings.
  • Nutrition Information

    NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

    Serving Size: 1 Serving
    Calories
    380
    (
    Calories from Fat
    200),
    % Daily Value
    Total Fat
    22g
    22%
    (Saturated Fat
    10g,
    10%
    Trans Fat
    0g
    0%
    ),
    Cholesterol
    50mg
    50%;
    Sodium
    1100mg
    1100%;
    Total Carbohydrate
    26g
    26%
    (Dietary Fiber
    0g
    0%
      Sugars
    5g
    5%
    ),
    Protein
    18g
    18%
    ;
    % Daily Value*:
    Vitamin A
    10%;
    Vitamin C
    0%;
    Calcium
    20%;
    Iron
    15%;
    Exchanges:
    1 1/2 Starch; 0 Fruit; 0 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 0 Vegetable; 0 Very Lean Meat; 0 Lean Meat; 2 High-Fat Meat; 1 Fat;
    Carbohydrate Choices:
    2
    *Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
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