Ready-to-use pizza crust makes easy work of preparing this Mexican-style pizza topped with salsa, cooked ground beef, onion, green chiles, cheddar and Monterey Jack cheeses.
1 (10 ounce) package refrigerated pizza crust
1 pound ground beef
Salt and ground black pepper to taste
1 (16 ounce) jar chunky home-style salsa
1 1/2 cups (6 ounces) shredded Monterey Jack cheese
1 1/2 cups (6 ounces) shredded cheddar cheese
1/4 cup sliced green onion
1 (4-ounce) can diced green chiles, drained
- Preheat oven to 425°F (220°C). Grease 12-inch round pizza pan or 13x9x2-inch baking pan; sprinkle with cornmeal. Press dough into prepared pan.
- Meanwhile, brown ground beef over medium-high heat in skillet; season with salt and pepper. Drain well. Cool slightly.
- Spread salsa onto crust to within 1-inch of edge (if using pizza pan). Sprinkle with half the Monterey Jack cheese and cheddar cheese. Top with ground beef, green onions, and chiles. Sprinkle with remaining cheeses. Bake in a preheated oven at for 17 to 22 minutes or until crust is golden brown and cheese is melted.
Makes 4 servings.