Sunday, March 11, 2012

Taco Pizza

    1 lb. ground turkey
    1 envelope (reduced sodium) taco seasoning mix 
    2 (8 oz.) cans reduced fat crescent rolls
    1 (16 oz.) can refried beans 
    2 cups low fat shredded cheddar cheese or Mexican blend 
    1 can dicd tomatoes with green chilies (or you can use fresh to lower sodium) 
    1/2 cup sliced black olives 
    1/2 cup green onions, chopped 
    Heat oven to 375 degrees. 

    Brown ground turkey and drain. 

    Add taco seasoning to the ground beef according to the package directions. 

    Unroll crescent rolls into rectangles. Place in ungreased 11 1/2 inch x 16 1/2 inch jelly roll pan or cookie sheet. 

    Press dough over the bottom and 1/2 inch up sides to form crust. Bake at 375 oven for 11 to 13 minutes or just until golden brown. 

    Microwave beans in a bowl for 1 minute (or until warmed through). 

    Carefully spread beans over warm crust creating a thin layer. 

    Top with cooked beef mixture, sprinkle with cheese followed by tomatoes, black olives and green onion. 

    Return to oven for 3-6 more minutes until cheese is melted. Serve immediately. 

    Makes 12 main dish servings or 48 appetizers. 

    Serving Size: Makes 12 Squares

    Number of Servings: 12

Recipe and Nutrition Facts here.