Wednesday, January 15, 2014

Biscuit Crust Taco Pizza

 My kids were having a play date with their cousins and they wanted pizza for lunch.  I looked around my kitchen and fridge for a quick pizza crust when I saw the Pillsbury Grands Biscuits sitting there.   I divided each biscuit into two (they easily pull apart since they are layered) and got to work pressing the biscuits together to form a pizza crust.  Just add pizza topping of choice and cheese... bake and you've got a fun, flaky pizza crust in minutes. I decided to do a Taco pizza and made a quick guacamole to eat it with as well.

1lb lean ground meat (beef, chicken, pork or turkey)
2 jalapenos seeded and chopped
1 onion chopped
2-3 Tbs store bought Taco seasoning (I used McCormick brand)
1-2 tsp of ground cumin
1 tsp of garlic powder
1 tsp of red chili flakes (or to taste)
Salt and Pepper to taste
1 (15oz) can diced tomatoes
1 tube of 8 grands biscuits
2 cups shredded cheddar or Mexican blend cheese

Start by browning meat with a little salt and pepper. Then add onions and jalapeno and finish browning meat.  Next add seasoning: taco seasoning, cumin, garlic powder, red chili flakes. Saute for 1-2 minutes.

Then add one can of diced tomatoes.  Saute for another 3-5 minutes.  Taste for seasoning.

To assemble pizza:
Divide biscuits into half and join together by pressing the edges.  Top with taco topping and cheese. Bake in a 400 degree oven for 20-25 minutes until biscuit is baked and cheese melted.  Enjoy.

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  1. Awesome, awesome, awesome! I know Dudette and her friends would LOVE this if I served it for lunch during a playdate. You're such a cool (and creative) mom.

  2. I want to be a hungry kid at your house! You are so ingenious with the way you use what you have on hand to make something wonderful to eat.

  3. Love this recipe! Definitely bookmarking and trying :)

    Happy Blogging!
    Happy Valley Chow

  4. wow taco pizza sounds very interesting and so delicious :) looks fantastic !!

  5. You don't have to be a kid to love this pizza! Great idea on the biscuit crust. Hope you're having a wonderful week!

  6. Genius! I cannot think of an easier way to put a pizza together.

  7. Woo for fast, simple, and delicious pizza! I actually haven't had pizza in ages, this looks wonderfully filling and comforting, Ramona! :D

  8. What an awesome shortcut! My whole family would gobble this up!

  9. Your kitchen is so well stocked and you have the ability to whip up something fantastic in no time flat. Go girl!!!

  10. Has anyone tried prevailing the crust before adding toppings? Was just curious if it was soggy or cooked all the way they? Looking to try this tonight 👍🏻

    1. Our pizza crust was not soggy and cooked through. Of course you can precook the pizza crust half way before adding the toppings. Hope you enjoy it. :)

    2. Great! Making tonight! I used to make a pizza like this many years ago and I'm going to try this again!


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