Deep Dish Taco Pizza



    1 pound of ground round

    ½ cup of chopped onion

    1(15-ounce) can diced tomatoes with green chiles, drained

    1 tsp. salt-free Mexican seasoning

    1 (10-ounce) can refrigerated pizza crust dough

    cooking spray

    1 cup (4 ounces) shredded reduced-fat sharp Cheddar or part-skim mozzarella cheese

    salsa (optional)

    reduced-fat sour cream (optional)


    Preheat oven to 425 degrees. 

    Cook beef and onion in a large nonstick skillet over medium-high heat until beef is browned, stirring to crumble.  Drain well, and return beef mixture to pan.  Stir in tomatoes and seasoning;  cook over medium-high heat 1 minute or until thoroughly heated;  set aside.

    Unroll pizza crust dough and press into bottom and halfway up sides of a 13x9-inch baking dish coated with cooking spray.  Spoon beef mixture over pizza crust dough.

    Bake at 425 degrees for 12 minutes.  Top with cheese, and bake 5 mminutes or until cheese melts and edges of crust are browned.  Let stand 5 minutes before slicing.  Serve warm.  Top with salsa and sour cream , if desired.  Yield: 6 servings (serving size: 1 slice).

    Nutrition Information- calories 306; total fat- 9.8g; sat fat- 4.1g; protein- 27.9g; carbohydrate- 25.6g; fiber- 1.3g; chol- 57mg; iron- 2.9mg;

    Exchanges: 1Starch, 2 Vegetable, 3 Lean Meat