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Tex-Mex Pizza

Tex-Mex Pizza
  • Prep 10 min
  • Total 35 min
  • Ingredients 6
  • Servings 8
Add Mexican flavors to your dinner with this cheesy pizza that's topped with sausage and salsa.
Updated May 9, 2011

Ingredients

  • 1 can (13.8 oz) refrigerated Pillsbury™ Classic Crust Pizza Crust
  • 1/2 pound bulk chorizo or pork sausage
  • 1 1/2 cups shredded Monterey Jack cheese (6 ounces)
  • 1 cup Old El Paso™ thick 'n chunky salsa
  • 1/2 cup chopped green or red bell pepper
  • 1/2 cup Progresso™ black beans, rinsed, drained

Steps

  • 1
    Heat oven to 400° F. Grease 12-inch pizza pan. Unroll dough; place in greased pan. Starting at center, press out dough to edge of pan. Bake 10 to 12 minutes or until crust begins to brown.
  • 2
    Meanwhile, cook sausage in 8-inch skillet over medium heat, stirring occasionally, until no longer pink; drain. Sprinkle 1 cup of the cheese over crust. Top with salsa, sausage, bell pepper and beans. Sprinkle with remaining cheese.
  • 3
    Bake an additional 10 to 12 minutes or until cheese is melted and crust is golden brown.

  • Add a tossed salad and fresh fruit to this easy pizza for a great week night meal.

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size: 1 slice
Calories
350
Calories from Fat
170
Total Fat
19g
29%
Saturated Fat
8g
42%
Trans Fat
0g
Cholesterol
45mg
15%
Sodium
1100mg
46%
Potassium
150mg
4%
Total Carbohydrate
28g
9%
Dietary Fiber
1g
6%
Sugars
4g
Protein
16g
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
8%
8%
Vitamin C
6%
6%
Calcium
15%
15%
Iron
10%
10%
Exchanges:
1 1/2 Starch; 0 Fruit; 0 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 0 Vegetable; 2 Very Lean Meat; 0 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 3 1/2 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choice
2
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
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