Taco Bell Mexican Pizza

Do you love the Taco Bell Mexican Pizza? It is a tasty Mexican treat that you are sure to love. They are simple to make and so tasty.

Homemade Taco Bell Mexican pizza with ingredients behind it

I bet you have tried this amazing Taco Bell Menu item at this fast-food restaurant we all love. I think this is one of the most creative entrees they sell. If you haven’t tried this before, you have been missing out on what I think is one of the better menu items at Taco Bell.

Mexican Pizza Ingredients

What I love about recreating your restaurant recipes at home is you can use wholesome natural ingredients and then make them with ingredients you love, and you can modify the recipe if you would like to. Here you might want to add some additional taco sauce, or some chopped onions, or pile this Mexican pizza with fresh lettuce.

Homemade Taco Bell Mexican Pizza before cooking

This Mexican Pizza is an excellent take on the traditional pizza. Flour tortillas are fried to take the place of your everyday pizza shells. This pizza is filled with the Taco Bell seasoned beef, and you can also find the Taco Bell sauce on this famous menu item from the Taco Bell.

Homemade Taco Bell Mexican Pizza on a plate

 

 

If you enjoy this Taco Bell Menu Item, you may enjoy these Taco Bell copycat recipes.
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Taco Bell Mexican Pizza

Homemade Taco Bell Mexican pizza ingredients behind it

Taco Bell Mexican Pizza

Everyone loves the Taco Bell Mexican Pizza, you can make it at home. 
4.63 from 8 votes
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Course: Main Course
Cuisine: Mexican
Keyword: Taco Bell Recipes
Servings: 6
Calories: 862kcal

Ingredients

  • 12 corn tortillas
  • 1 recipe seasoned meat
  • 1 recipe Taco Bell Sauce
  • 14 ounces refried beans
  • 12 ounces shredded cheese
  • 1/2 cup tomatoes chopped
  • 1/4 cup green onion tops only, chopped
  • vegetable oil

Instructions

Make the "pizza" shells

  • Heat about 1/2 inch of vegetable oil in a 10-inch skillet. Heat the oil to 350 degrees. When the oil is hot place 1 tortilla into the hot oil. Cook for about 30 to 60 seconds until the shell crisps.
  • When the shell is crispy, drain in a wire rack.

Making the pizzas

  • Spread two tablespoons of refried beans onto six of the shells.
  • Sprinkle two tablespoons of seasoned and cooked ground beef over the refried beans.
  • Sprinkle 1 tablespoon of shredded cheese on top of the ground beef.
  • Add the cooked shell to the top of the ground beef and cheese layer.
  • Sprinkle on two tablespoons of cheese on top of the corn shell. Microwave for about 30 seconds, just until the cheese melts.
  • Add diced tomatoes and green onions to the top of the cheese on each of the pizzas.

Nutrition

Calories: 862kcal | Carbohydrates: 73g | Protein: 38g | Fat: 45g | Saturated Fat: 22g | Cholesterol: 98mg | Sodium: 1916mg | Potassium: 595mg | Fiber: 6g | Sugar: 9g | Vitamin A: 790IU | Vitamin C: 3.3mg | Calcium: 465mg | Iron: 6.6mg
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About Stephanie

I recreate your favorite restaurant recipes, so you can prepare these dishes at home. I help you cook dinner, and serve up dishes you know your family will love. You can find most of the ingredients for all of the recipes in your local grocery store.

Stephanie is the author of CopyKat.com's Dining Out in the Home, and CopyKat.com's Dining Out in the Home 2.

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Comments

  1. E.V.

    Aaaaaactually, for those who are arguing, Taco Bell uses a flour/corn blend tortilla for its Mexican Pizza tortilla shell.. so everyone’s right! πŸ˜‰

    Also the sauce that they use for the Mexican Pizza is different from their other sauces. It contains (as another commenter mentions) diced tomatoes, along with diced green chilies, onions, sugar, tomato paste, spices, salt, paprika, garlic powder and onion powder, among other additives (pulled from the Taco Bell nutritional information on their website).

  2. Aspen Frost

    This is great! Love these… However, i do believe the taco bell ones have some kind of adobo sauce or adobo tomatoes on them. They’re my favorite part of a Mexican Pizza. Lol

    • Stephen

      You are correct. There is a sauce on the top shell, then the cheese (yellow and white) and green onions… It really is a shame that this menu item is gone forever.

      • Kimberly

        The Mexican Pizza was my staple item at Taco Bell! It was my pregnancy craving item too…no reason for me to go back to Taco Bell for the family without it😒

  3. Christine

    5 stars
    GENIUS! I don’t eat cheese, so I make my own pizzas and always wonder how to give more zing! Thank you for the idea of adding the Taco Spice!

  4. JoyDee McCorkle

    5 stars
    I tried with a fried corn tortilla and thought it was tough. I prefer fried, tender, flour tortillas as we have all over Oregon and Washington. This recipe is good.

      • Stephen

        4 stars
        I’m pretty sure it’s a fried flour tortilla that Taco Bell used before they tragically discontinued the best item on their menu that has been a staple since 1985. When it was first introduced it was called the Pizzazz Pizza. It became the Mexican Pizza in 1988… OMG, why do I know this??? πŸ™‚

      • Stephen

        I stand corrected on the corn tortillas… I guess it depends on what part of the country you live in. I always felt that the flour tortillas are what distinguished the Mexican Pizza from a standard old tostada.

  5. Betty Amburn

    I guess it depends on where you live and your Taco Bell, but here in Florida the Mexican pizza’s are made from flour. Gonna try this recipe tonight, just cut amount for smaller family.

  6. Jo

    5 stars
    LOVE this recipe! Do you have a Pin on Pinterest for it? I save all of my favorite recipes so I can find them easily.

    • Anon

      You can create your own pin for it. They have an option to have the Chrome extension where there’s a little Pinterest logo by your search bar. Then when you find something you want to pin, you can click on it to pin the item for you.

  7. JoyDee McCorkle

    5 stars
    Stephanie…this is one of just a few items I love at Taco Bell. I just scanned my cupboards and found everything I need to make these for hubby and me tonight. THANK YOU!!!!

  8. Kiley

    I use the Azteca Taco Salad shells, just leave them flat instead of putting on the salad form! And I add black,olives and jalapenos! So yummy!!!!

  9. dawn

    OMG delicious! mex pizza is the only item i eat at taco bell. i use only cheddar, but i add cilantro…talk about n xtra layer o flavor, its an amazing addition!! also, i add my sauce to the actual beef mixture in addition to on the top and a dollop of sour cream! experiment with the original and make of your own!! im in love w this site! every recipe i have tried has been spot on!

  10. Eatfreshjay

    Hey one thing the taco bell Mexican pizza does not have a flour tortilla, it is a corn tortilla and also it’s not a 12 inch tortilla its a 6 inch corn tortilla!!

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