Mexican Pizza

mexican pizza

Mexican Pizza

California Pizza Kitchen's Tostada Pizza was my inspiration for this recipe, and you can make it for a fraction of the cost! Add this recipe to your vegetarian collection or try it on a Friday during Lent.
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 15 minutes
Total Time 30 minutes
Servings 4
Author Kristl Story,


  • 1, 12 " x 16" pizza crust or 1 14" round pizza crust
  • 1, 15 oz. can refried beans
  • 1 tablespoon taco seasoning try The Budget Diet's Homemade Taco Seasoning - the link is at the bottom of this recipe
  • 1/2 cup sour cream
  • 2 oz. cream cheese softened
  • 8 oz. shredded Mexican blend cheese or Colby-Jack cheese
  • shredded lettuce
  • 2 roma tomatoes diced
  • ranch dressing


  1. Choose your favorite pizza crust - homemade, frozen pizza dough, Boboli or a Pillsbury refrigerated pizza crust.
  2. Lightly bake the pizza crust according to package directions.
  3. In a medium bowl, combine refried beans, picante sauce, sour cream and cream cheese.
  4. Spread on lightly baked crust.
  5. Top with cheese.
  6. Bake 10 - 15 minutes or until cheese is bubbly and crust is golden.
  7. When serving, top with shredded lettuce, diced tomatoes and ranch dressing.

The Budget Diet's Homemade Taco Seasoning Recipe – it makes a big batch and costs pennies to make, so it's ideal to have in the pantry for this recipe or for taco night!

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