Copycat Taco Bell Mexican Pizza

If we are honest, we have all succumbed to the last minute run to Taco Bell for fast food Mexican.  One of the best and most popular treats there is now available in your own home with this easy Copycat Taco Bell Mexican Pizza recipe.  This is perfect for a fun night in with the kids, or a unique birthday party treat!  Your kids will surely love it when they come home to find you’ve made one of their favorite treats!

Copycat Taco Bell Mexican Pizza

COPYCAT TACO BELL MEXICAN PIZZA

INGREDIENTS

1/2 lb Ground Beef

1/2 Package Taco Seasoning Mix

2 Tbsp Water

8 White Corn Tortillas

16 oz Refried Beans

1/3 Cup Enchilada Sauce

1/3 Cup Thick & Chunky Salsa

1 Cup Shredded Cheddar Cheese

1 Cup Shredded Monteray Jack Cheese

1/4 Cup Diced Tomatoes

1/4 Cup Slice Green Onion (green end)

1/4 Cup Sliced Black Olives

Vegetable Oil For Frying

Ingredients

DIRECTIONS

  • Brown ground beef in a skillet
  • Drain excess fat
  • Add water and taco seasoning. Mix well.
  • Allow to simmer for 10 minutes on low
  • Remove from heat
  • Transfer taco meat to food processor and run until it is a fine consistency
  • Heat oil to 375 on stovetop
  • Fry each tortilla for 30-45 seconds on each side and set on paper towels to drain
  • Preheat oven to 400 degrees
  • Spread 1-2 tablespoons of beans on 4 tortillas
  • Top beans with meat mixture
  • Top each of these with the remaining tortillas
  • Top these tortillas with a blend of enchilada sauce and salsa
  • Next add a mixture of the cheeses
  • Then top with tomatoes and olives
  • Optionally add green onion slices
  • Bake in oven for 5-10 minutes or until cheese is melted

Prep

Surprise your family with these Copycat Taco Bell Mexican Pizza’s tonight!  Use ground turkey or chicken for a lower calorie version.  These can even be made with shredded beef, shredded chicken or if you are vegetarian substitute veggie crumbles!  Add this yummy treat to your menu plan this week!

 

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