Tamale Pizza
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Tamale Pizza

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

15 min
25 min


1 (10-ounce) can chili beans, drained (do not rinse)

2 tablespoons chopped green chiles

1 (12-inch) round prebaked Italian pizza crust or focaccia

1 (8-ounce) can whole kernel corn, drained

1 cup shredded Cheddar cheese

3 green onions, sliced

2 Roma tomatoes, coarsely chopped


Chopped fresh cilantro, if desired

How to make

  1. STEP 1

    Heat oven to 425°F.

  2. STEP 2

    Place drained beans in medium bowl. Mash with fork or pastry blender. Stir in chiles.

  3. STEP 3

    Place pizza crust onto baking sheet. Spread bean mixture over bread shell to 1/4 inch of edge. Top with corn, cheese, onions, and tomatoes.

  4. STEP 4

    Bake 10-12 minutes or until cheese is melted and pizza is heated through. Sprinkle with chopped cilantro, if desired.


8Fat (mg)
20Cholesterol (mg)
580Sodium (mg)
36Carbohydrates (g)
6Dietary Fiber
15Protein (g)


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  August 11, 2012

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.

— says Heather
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