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Mexican Pizza Recipe

Simple and Delicious

Pizza Unit: Mexican Pizza Kitchen Creation
Mexican Pizza Kids' Kitchen Creation

Taco Bell Has Met Their Match!

Sure, I could make a trip to Taco Bell for a quick mexican pizza, but when you're in the middle of a pizza unit study, the process of making the pizza is just as important as the taste.


 

Wait, A Pizza Unit Study?

Oh yes, a unit study all about pizza! With the end of our home school year approaching, I just had to squeeze in a lesson plan about pizza. Largely due to the fact that my daughter requested it several times throughout the year. So, I got my pepperonis spinning and started putting together a fun and delicious lesson plan...only thing was, with my 8 year old son and official pizza aficionado of the house, how was I going to teach them something they didn't already know about it?


 

There's Plenty Of Dough.

Over the course of their lives, they had enjoyed so many types of pizzas- fresh, frozen, flatbread, New York style, french bread... the list went on and on. But the list only consisted of risen dough style pizzas!

*Insert oven ding!*

Mama Mia! I had it!

They had never explored (for whatever reason) a pizza made with tortillas- the mexican pizza.


 

Let's Get Stacking.


So as an addition to our pizza unit plan, we learned the ingredients, process, and taste of the mexican style pizza. Together we created one delicious recipe!


So let's get your tortillas stacking in this fun and easy kitchen creation.


Pizza Unit: Kitchen Creation Mexican Pizza
My pizza pros preparing one tasty meal!

Here's What You'll Need.


Ingredients:

White Corn Tortillas

La Victoria Enchilada Sauce-Mild

1 Can Rosarita Refried Beans

Olive Oil

1 Lb. Hamburger

McCormick Taco Seasoning

Colby Jack Cheese

1 Can of sliced black olives

Lettuce

Tomato

Sour Cream (optional)


Let's Make it!


Directions:

  1. Heat oven to 400*.

  2. Chop and prepare the toppings desired. Set aside.

  3. Prepare hamburger according to the instructions on the seasoning packet.

  4. Heat enchilada sauce and refried beans in separate pots on the stove.

  5. Warm the oil in the bottom of a pan. Heat tortillas 2-3 minutes in the oil. Place onto prepared plate with a paper towel.

  6. Line a baking sheet with foil.

  7. Place a tortilla on the baking sheet. Top the tortilla with a layer of refried beans and taco meat. Stack another tortilla on top. Spread enchilada sauce over the top of the tortilla. Top with desired toppings- shredded cheese, olives, lettuce, tomato chunks.

  8. Once topped and ready, place in oven for 8-10 minutes or until cheese is melted.

Enjoy!

 

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Serve up a unique and complete pizza lesson plan for your home school Here.

Pizza Unit: Mexican Pizza Kitchen Creation
Mexican pizza earned a thumbs up from my food critic!

 



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