Recipe: Taco Pizza with a Cornbread Crust

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Ingredients:

1 (8.2 oz.) package corn muffin/bread mix*

About 1/2 (15 oz.) can (3/4 cup) refried beans

3/4 c. Salsa

1/2 bell pepper, chopped

2 T. chopped black olives

1c. Shredded cheddar or Monterey Jack (reduced-fat)

Preparation:

Preheat oven to 400 degrees. Make cornbread/muffin batter according to package directions. Spread mixture evenly over a 10- or 12-inch pizza pan, lightly coated with vegetable oil. Bake for 8 minutes or just until the crust starts to brown. Remove from oven and spread with refried beans. Follow with salsa, pepper and olives as desired. Sprinkle cheese evenly over filling. Bake for 15-minutes. Serves 4 for a main course or 8 for a lighter meal.

Additions: Cooked, shredded beef, chicken or ground meat can be added with pepper and olives for a heartier meal.

Nutritional Information Per Piece: Calories: 190; Fat: 6g; Protein: 9; Carbohydrates: 26g; Fiber: 3g; Sodium: 570mg.

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