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Tortilla Pizzas

Hungry now? Who wants pizza?

  • Serving Size: 1 pizza or 1/6 of recipe
  • Recipe Makes: 6 servings
  • 12 corn tortillas, small (or flour tortillas)*
  • cooking oil (butter or margarine)
  • 1 can refried beans (16 ounce)
  • 1/4 cup onion (chopped)
  • 2 ounces fresh or canned green chili peppers (diced)
  • 3 tablespoons red taco sauce
  • 3 cups vegetables, such as broccoli, mushrooms, spinach, and/or red bell pepper (chopped)
  • 1/2 cup cheese, shredded, part-skim mozzarella**
  • 1/2 cup cilantro (chopped, fresh, optional)
  1. Brush one side of each of two tortillas with water. Press the wet sides of the tortillas together to form a thick crust for the pizza.
  2. Brush the outside of the tortillas with a small amount of oil or margarine. Evenly brown both sides in a heated frying pan.
  3. Repeat with the rest of the tortillas. Set aside.
  4. Heat refried beans, onion, and half of the chili peppers together in a medium saucepan, stirring occasionally. Remove from heat.
  5. Spread about 1/3 cup of the bean mixture on each tortilla pizza.
  6. Sprinkle with 1 Tablespoon taco sauce. Then, top with 1/2 cup of the chopped vegetables, 1 teaspoon chili peppers, and 1 Tablespoon cheese for each pizza.
  7. Return to frying pan, and heat until cheese melts. Top with cilantro,if desired. Serve immediately.
Nutrition Information: 

1 pizza or 1/6 of recipe provides:

  • 240 Calories,  5 g. Fats. 2 g. Saturated Fats, 470 mg. Sodium, 42 g. Carbohydrates, 8 g. Fiber, 10 g. Protein
Allergy Warning: 

This recipe contains wheat and milk.
*If you are eating wheat- or gluten-free, you can use corn tortillas or other gluten-free options. 
**If you are allergic to milk-based cheese, try soy-based cheese or other dairy-free alternatives.

Cut Down on Choking: 

For kids 2-4 years old, serve food in the following way: 

  • Cut pizza into finger foods that your child can handle.
  • Cut vegetables into 1/4-inch pieces or smaller. 
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