Monday, February 10, 2014

Mexican Pizza

Hubby and I loves Mexican food. I Love spicy food , him ? not as much. Our favorite Mexican joint is Alberto's ! I tell you what, we are just in love with their rolled tacos and chimichanga plate. A guilty pleasure indeed.

Since we love Mexican dishes . I do try to make some here at home. Not only that "eating in" and limiting your eating out saves you tons of money , homemade is always the best. Besides , limiting your dining out experiences will make it just more special.



Ingredients :

1/2 lb of ground turkey
2 minced garlic cloves
1/2 cup diced onion
1 tbsp of Taco seasoning or use  HOMEMADE TACO SEASONING
1/2 cup salsa , jar or homemade
2 cups Mexican blend shredded cheese or cheddar cheese
10 flour tortillas
topping of your choice : I used black olives , green onions and fresh tomato.
you can add some hot sauce too , I skipped this. ( because of our kiddos )

*** I made 5 Mexican pizza.

Directions:

 Preheat your oven to 350 deg.  Prepare your onions and garlic


In a skillet , place the ground turkey , onions and garlic.Cook until meat is no longer pink. Drain excess fat.

Put the meat mixture back into  the stove , medium heat. Add in the taco seasoning. I used homemade.


Mix thoroughly..

In a parchment lined cookie sheet or tray , Place two tortillas side by side. Spread refried beans on top of each tortilla ,


followed by the seasoned ground turkey..



cover each of the tortilla with another layer of tortilla.. Bake for 10 minutes


Cool slightly , Spread salsa on top of it..


cheese..


your toppings..

chopped tomatoes , olives and green onions.


Put the pizza back in the oven and bake for another 5-7 minutes or until the cheese melts.

Let it cool, and cut it into serving sizes.


It is so delicious , and I promised you that is yummier than that famous taco selling  fast food place.

As for Alberto's , I am not going to attempt your rolled tacos and chimichanga plates , you will remain a guilty pleasure and a  " fridate" night craving.






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10 comments:

  1. Looking delicious!
    I really love pizza :-)
    Blessings :-)

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    1. Thank you! Us too..we love pizza :) God bless..

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  2. Since my husband has only two basic needs: burritos and pizza, I will be sure to try these! Thanks! I have a great homemade frijoles recipe on my website, but i like this one even better: 1 lb. dry pintos all night in the crock pot in 7 cups or so of chicken broth and lots of garlic. When tender, mash with 1/4 cup butter. Place in 9x9 casserole and reheat for 25 min or so. Smooth as butter.

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    1. Hi Sue! I'll make sure to stop by your website..I love burritos too! thank you for stopping by and for the recipe.. have a wonderful weekend..

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  3. I bet this is quite delicious! I am delighted that you shared with A Return to Loveliness,
    Kathy

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    1. Hi Kathy , Its my pleasure to join the linky party. Thank you for visiting again..Have a great weekend!

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  4. I have to admit I love Mexican Pizza but, don't like eating fast food. This is a great recipe. I can't wait to try it. I'll be featuring it at the party this week! Drop by for a featured button. Thanks for sharing @DearCreatives party! Theresa

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    1. Hi Theresa! Thank you!! appreciate it a lot and thank you for visiting..I'm excited ..I will be grabbing the button :) woohoo! Have a great weekend :)

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  5. I know my family would love these! I'm pinning them and putting them on our menu to try soon!
    Thanks for sharing at Saturday Dishes!

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  6. I'm definitely going to give this a try. I always end up with extra tortillas and this would be a great way to use them up. Thanks for sharing this on Merry Monday.

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