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Stacked Tortilla Taco Pizzas

Stacked Tortilla Taco Pizzas are baked in the oven until crispy with lots of melted cheese on top. Serve with shredded iceberg lettuce, sliced black olives, salsa, sour cream, and green onions for a delicious Mexican twist on pizza.

Stacked Tortilla Taco Pizzas

Stacked Tortilla Taco Pizzas Recipe

These Stacked Tortilla Mexican Pizzas have a layer of ground beef filling flavored with taco seasoning and a refried bean layer. They are sandwiched between crispy flour tortillas. This is a very kid-friendly recipe and easy to make for a weeknight meal.

Only 6 Ingredients

  • Ground Beef- ground turkey can be used instead.
  • Taco Seasoning- you will need one packet. Homemade taco seasoning can be used if you prefer. You will need about 3 tablespoons.
  • Onion- yellow, white, or sweet.
  • Garlic- half a teaspoon of garlic can be used instead.
  • Refried Beans
  • Shredded Mexican Cheese- cheddar cheese can be used instead.
  • Flour Tortillas- you want the 8-inch size, but you can make do with bigger or smaller tortillas.
Stacked Tortilla Taco Pizzas
Stacked Tortilla Taco Pizzas

The flour tortillas are baked in the oven until crispy before assembling the pizzas to ensure they stay super crispy.

Stacked Tortilla Taco Pizzas

Add Toppings

My favorite thing about these tortilla pizzas, besides the crispy tortillas, is all the toppings. I think that’s what I love about Mexican food so much. It’s so fun to sprinkle stuff on top.

Use whatever toppings you like: fresh chopped cilantro, diced avocado, diced tomato, salsa, chopped red onion. The more the merrier.

Stacked Tortilla Taco Pizzas

I love to pile lots of shredded iceberg lettuce on top. It really helps lighten the meal up and then I feel less guilty.  ๐Ÿ™‚

Serve with Cholulu Hot Sauce to spice it up!

Stacked Tortilla Taco Pizzas

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Stacked Tortilla Taco Pizzas

Stacked Tortilla Taco Pizzas

Stacked Tortilla Taco Pizzas are super crispy with a layer of ground beef and a layer of refried beans plus lots of cheese. Load them up with toppings and you have an amazing kid-friendly meal.
PREP: 20 minutes
COOK: 8 minutes
TOTAL: 28 minutes
SERVINGS: 6

Ingredients

  • 1 pound lean ground beef
  • 1 (1-oz) packet taco seasoning
  • 1 small onion, chopped
  • 1 clove garlic, minced
  • 1 (16-ounce) can refried beans
  • 1 (8-ounce) package shredded Mexican cheese
  • 9 8-inch flour tortillas
  • cooking spray
  • Toppings: shredded iceberg lettuce sliced black olives, salsa, sour cream, green onions

Instructions

  • Preheat oven to 400 degrees.
  • Place ground beef and onion in a nonstick pan and cook over medium heat, breaking apart with a wooden spoon until no longer pink. Add garlic.
  • Measure out 1 1/2 teaspoons taco seasoning and set aside. Add remaining taco seasoning and 1/4 cup water to ground beef. Stir well and cook until evenly mixed and thickened. Remove from heat.
  • Spray both sides of tortillas with cooking spray. Place on baking sheets and bake 3 minutes. Flip over and bake another 3 minutes.
  • Mix the 1 1/2 teaspoons taco seasoning into the refried beans. Mix in 1/3 cup shredded cheese.
  • Divide ground beef mixture on 3 of the tortillas and spread evenly. Sprinkle about 2 tablespoons of cheese on top of each one and top with a second tortilla. Spread 1/3 of refried bean mixture on top of each tortilla that was just stacked.
  • Top with remaining tortillas and sprinkle about 1/4 cup shredded cheese on top of each pizza.
  • Place in oven and bake until cheese is melted, about 6-8 minutes.
  • Place desired toppings on top and cut into wedges to serve.

Notes

Serve with Cholulu Hot Sauce to spice it up.
Nutritional info is provided as an estimate only and will vary based on brands of products used. Not to be used for specific dietary needs.

Nutrition

Calories: 532kcal | Carbohydrates: 49g | Protein: 35g | Fat: 21g | Saturated Fat: 10g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 2g | Monounsaturated Fat: 6g | Trans Fat: 0.3g | Cholesterol: 83mg | Sodium: 1291mg | Potassium: 418mg | Fiber: 6g | Sugar: 6g | Vitamin A: 328IU | Vitamin C: 2mg | Calcium: 398mg | Iron: 6mg
Author: Christin Mahrlig
Course: Dinner, Main Course
Cuisine: Mexican
Keyword: flour tortillas, ground beef

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Originally posted May 2, 2016

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9 thoughts on “Stacked Tortilla Taco Pizzas”

  1. Sheryl Massey

    Used lots more fresh veggies, onion green pepper red pepper and skipped the beans and just used taco meat with same veggies listed added. Guacamole, sour cream, salsa and pick with black beans. So good!

  2. My kids could live on bean and cheese burritos, so I need to try making these — it will change things up for them! And what kid doesn’t love pizza? These look delicious, Christin!

  3. Ashley@CookNourishBliss

    These pizzas are so fun! I love anything mexican inspired! haha Maybe a little too much… ๐Ÿ™‚

  4. Gayle @ Pumpkin 'N Spice

    Now this is a way to eat a Mexican pizza! I love this creative twist, Christin! These look SO good, especially with all of that melty cheese. Yum!

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