Taco Pizza

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Taco Pizza is a delicious pizza baked with all your favorite taco toppings. This recipe is a fiesta of flavor and easy to create!

Taco flavored pizza

There are very few recipes that can satisfy multiple cravings in one bite. My Taco Pizza will fulfill any craving that you have for tacos and pizza. A recipe like this is truly the best of both worlds. This family friendly dinner is quite simple to make and can be on your table ready to devour in under an hour. 

WHAT IS TACO PIZZA?

It all came to me one night when we had some leftover refried beans and ground beef from our ‘Taco Tuesday.’ I whipped up my easy pizza dough recipe and stretched the dough to fit in a large baking sheet. I loaded it up with the leftover beans, taco meat and cheese. Some diced tomatoes and sliced olives were also added. After the baking process was done, I sprinkled on some green onion, salsa and sour cream. My entire family thought it was a hit! Now, everyone in the house asks for Taco Pizza all the time.

Taco flavored pizza

PIZZA DOUGH

Try my recipe for The Best Pizza Dough and your life will be changed forever. 😉 It is so simple to make and creates the most wonderful pizza. If you are short on time, you can always use a can of refrigerated pizza dough.

INGREDIENTS FOR TACO PIZZA

When it comes to the toppings, I highly recommend getting creative! If there is a certain taco topping that you love, make sure to add it to your list.

  • Pizza dough
  • 1-pound lean ground beef
  • 1 envelope taco seasoning mix
  • 1 can (16 ounces) refried beans
  • 3 cups shredded Colby-Jack cheese
  • Diced tomato
  • Sliced black olives
  • Green onion
  • Sour Cream
  • Salsa
Taco flavored pizza

INSTRUCTIONS FOR TACO PIZZA

Preheat oven to 450 degrees F. (If using refrigerated dough preheat oven according to package directions.) Prepare the dough and stretch it out to fit in a large 12×17-inch baking sheet. Spread the refried beans evenly over the dough, then top with cooked, ground beef and cheese. Top evenly with tomatoes and olives.

Bake pizza for 16 to 18 minutes, or until crust is golden-brown. Carefully remove pizza from oven. Let stand at least 5 to 10 minutes to cool slightly. Sprinkle with green onion then slice into squares. Serve with salsa and sour cream, if desired. Enjoy!

TIPS ON MAKING TACO PIZZA

Drain the grease from the ground beef after cooking. Too much grease can cause the dough to get soggy.

Warm the refried beans before spreading on the dough. This will make sure they spread much easier.

Get creative and use toppings that you love. This will ensure you enjoy every bite!

Taco flavored pizza

STORING LEFTOVERS

If you have any pizza leftover, make sure to cool it fist then cut into squares. Store in a Tupperware or container with a lid. A large Ziplock bag works great too. Pizza stays well in the fridge for up to 2 days.

Reheat in the microwave, or for a delicious crispy crust air fry any leftovers!

ENJOY THIS RECIPE? HERE ARE A FEW MORE OF MY ALL-TIME FAVORITE DINNERS!

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Szechuan Chicken – Tender pieces of chicken sauteed with fresh vegetables in a gourmet teriyaki sauce.

Slow Cooker Ranch Chicken Tacos – Slowly prepared chicken flavored with a ranch dressing seasoning served in tortillas.

Sheet Pan Chicken Alfredo Pizza – Creamy Alfredo sauce-based pizza with chicken, bacon, and tomatoes.

Taco flavored pizza
Taco flavored pizza
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Taco Pizza

Seasoned ground beef, refried beans, and your favorite taco toppings are what make this pizza amazing!
Prep Time 30 minutes
Cook Time 16 minutes
Author Holly

Ingredients

  • 1 pound lean ground beef
  • 1 packet (1 ounce) taco seasoning mix
  • 1 large pizza dough crust (use my homemade pizza dough recipe here)
  • 1 can (16 ounces) refried beans
  • 3 cups shredded Colby-Jack cheese
  • 2 Roma tomatoes, diced
  • 1/4 cup sliced black olives
  • 2 to 3 green onions, sliced

Instructions

  • Heat oven to 450 degrees F. Brown ground beef in a large skillet, over medium-high heat. Drain grease. Add taco seasoning to the ground beef according to package directions.
  • Meanwhile, place pizza dough on a large (12×17-inch) greased baking sheet or pizza pan. Let dough sit at room temperature for 5 minutes. Press and stretch dough out to fit the pan.
  • Place refried beans into a microwavable-safe bowl. Microwave for 1 minute. Stir well and then spread beans evenly over the top of pizza crust. Top beans evenly with the cooked ground beef mixture, sprinkle with cheese and then add the tomatoes, and black olives.
  • Bake pizza for 16 to 18 minutes, or until crust is golden-brown. Remove pizza from oven and let stand 5 minutes to cool slightly. Sprinkle green onion all over the top. Cut into squares and serve with salsa, sour cream, etc. Enjoy!
  • Store any leftovers in an air-tight container in the refrigerator for up to 2 days.

Notes

Yields: 1 large pizza (Serves 4 to 6.)

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52 thoughts on “Taco Pizza

  1. GORGEOUS pictures! Love that you have a special box for the best recipes!!! I wanna make this soon!

    1. wow they are so great my family made it all together and we ate in seconds flat so think i should come to this website more often

  2. Well why didn’t I think of that?? My boyfriend and I both love Mexican food and pizza, so it just seems logical to combine the best foods on the planet into one. Looks just perfect!

  3. Oh man – I guess I will have to try this. Did you actually eat it with the lettuce on top? Just wondering so I know how to serve mine. BTW – I made your fajitas and they were yummy!!

  4. Thank you! I made this for dinner tonight just as you wrote it, except I used homemade pizza dough, and it was happily and quickly inhaled by everyone. This is a definite keeper, I loved it, thanks for sharing!!!

  5. Taco pizza is a favorite around here too! Of course taco anything gets eaten pretty fast around here:-) Yours looks so delicious and pretty!!! I’m going to try sour cream next time I make it!!!

  6. Made this for dinner tonight and it was so yummy!!! Will be making it again for sure. Cant wait to try some of your other recipes 🙂

  7. Thank you! I made this for dinner tonight just as you wrote it, except I used homemade pizza dough, and it was happily and quickly inhaled by everyone. This is a definite keeper, I loved it, thanks for sharing!!!
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  8. I made this last Friday and loved it! Will definitely be adding it to my list of things to make often. Was quick and easy but so yummy! 🙂 Thanks!

  9. This is an AMAZING recipe!! It will be featured as the “Daily Nosh” on Monday July 23rd at VirtualWineBar.com. I’ve paired it with a bottle of Menage a Trois California Red Wine.

    Cheers!

  10. Thank you for posting this recipe. I was inspired!

    I made a few adjustments, using homemade pizza dough. And I used ground chicken breast seasoned with garlic, onions, cumin, coriander, salt, pepper and a little chili powder. Basically mixing my own taco seasoning packet 🙂

    I made fresh guac to go with it and my husband and I just LOVED the pizza! Thanks again 🙂

  11. I made this tonight for dinner and it was a hit the hubby and kids loved it. I added a few things, to the meat i added red onion and yellow bell peppers then i sprinkled chopped jalapenos on top.

  12. This was such great pizza! We have definitely tried a lot of pizza in Calgary, but we have never had anything as good as this. It was so delicious and I think I am going to add it to my special recipes box! Thanks for posting and sharing.

  13. a few of my grandchildren deciced they wanted to spend the weekend and while doing so decided to look for something they themselve could make for themand grandma for lunch while i was out doing things in the garden,so to make a long story short when asked if they could make lunch i said sure but no cooking on the stove.thinking that would save them geyying hurt in any way.i half exoecte beanut butter and jelly or ham and chesse sandwiches and chips or something but what got was This wonderful Taco Pizza.,I always keep taco meat made up i the freezer along with all the other things in which to make easy fast dishes for them needless to say i was delighted and surprized.,when i askes how they did it I was told thats for us to know and you to enjoy.well I did and i think that if a 14,10 and very very smart 3 yr old can make this its simply wonderful.thank you and it took some work but i bribed the 10 yr old into telling my where he found it thank goodness the computer has history,lol,and bookmarking.its something every mother or grandmother should try to make with their little taco lovers.thank you From a grandmother

  14. I want to try this, but not a fan of refried beans. Suggestions for substituting – black beans maybe? or just no
    beans?

  15. 5 stars
    Used drained rotel mixed in with the beef & black beans. After baking I added lettuce & Sour cream plus a little tapatio. Turned out great.

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