Quick Taco Pizza

Quick Taco Pizza

Blogger Cate O’Malley from Sweetnicks shares a favorite recipe. Some days, you have a craving for tacos. Some days, pizza. With this quick 30 minutes start-to-finish recipe, you don’t have to choose.
  • 5 Minutes Prep
    30 Minutes Total
  • 8 Servings

Ingredient List

  • 1 package Pillsbury™ refrigerated pizza crust
  • 1-1/4 lb ground beef
  • 1 package Old El Paso™ taco seasoning mix
  • shredded lettuce (just a handful is perfect)
  • 3-4 tablespoons of Old El Paso™ Salsa
  • 1/4 cup shredded Cheddar cheese, more as desired


  1. Preheat oven and prepare the pizza crust, following the package instructions.
  2. While the crust is prebaking, put the ground beef in a pan on medium heat, breaking it up. Once the beef has browned, drain the grease from the pan. Add 1/4 cup water and the taco seasoning package. Mix thoroughly, return to the heat, and allow the beef to cook for another 3-4 minutes as the sauce thickens.
  3. Spread the beef on the prebaked crust and pop it back in the oven for 5 minutes. Remove the pizza from the oven and add the shredded lettuce, salsa, and the cheese. Return to the oven until the cheese has melted and the crust has browned, approximately 5-7 minutes. Cut into slices and serve.

Expert Tips

  • Swap out the Cheddar and use Mexican or Monterey Jack cheese.
  • Add drizzles of sour cream, chopped green chiles, or diced avocado for extra flavor.

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