Tamale Pizza

Tamale Pizza

Spicy chili beans and chopped green chiles give this pizza great Mexican flavor. What a switch from traditional pizza!

15 min. prep time
6 servings
151 Rating


1 (15-ounce) can chili beans, drained (do not rinse)
2 tablespoons chopped green chiles
1 (12-inch) round prebaked Italian bread shell or focaccia
1 (7 or 8-ounce) can whole kernel corn, drained
3 green onions, sliced
2 Roma tomatoes, coarsely chopped
Chopped fresh cilantro, if desired


Heat oven to 425°F. Place drained beans in medium bowl. Mash with fork or pastry blender. Stir in chiles. Place bread shell on baking sheet. Spread bean mixture over bread shell to 1/4 inch of edge. Top with corn, cheese, onions and tomatoes.

Bake for 10 to 12 minutes or until cheese is melted and pizza is heated through. Sprinkle with chopped cilantro.

Nutrition Facts (1 serving)

Calories: 280

Fat: 8g

Cholesterol: 20mg

Sodium: 580mg

Carbohydrates: 36g

Dietary Fiber: 6g

Protein: 15g

Recipe #7952©1995Land O'Lakes, Inc.

Recipe Comments & Reviews

I've been making this for years and it is fast, easy & yummy. The only changed I made was I used refried beans instead of kidney beans. No mashing needed - just mix with the diced green chiles and spread on to the Boboli.

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