Spicy Nacho Beef Pizza

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Ingredients
Total Recipe Time:  30 to 35 minutes
Makes 4 servings


1 pound Ground Beef (75% to 80% lean)
1/4 teaspoon salt
1 to 2 tablespoons finely chopped pickled jalapeño pepper slices
3/4 cup prepared thick-and-chunky salsa
1 package (14 to 16 ounces) thick or thin prebaked pizza crust
3/4 cup prepared nacho cheese and salsa dip
1/3 cup pickled jalapeño pepper slices
Instructions
1.Heat oven to 450°F. Heat large nonstick skillet over medium heat until hot. Add ground beef; cook 8 to 10 minutes, breaking into 3/4-inch crumbles and stirring occasionally. Pour off drippings. Season with salt. Stir in finely chopped jalapeño and salsa.
2.Place pizza crust on pizza pan or large baking sheet. Spread dip evenly on crust, leaving 1-inch border around edge. Top evenly with beef mixture and jalapeño slices.
3.Bake in 450°F oven 12 to 15 minutes or until edge of crust is deep golden brown. Cut into 8 wedges.


Cook's Tip:  Cooking times are for fresh or thoroughly thawed Ground Beef. Ground Beef should be cooked to an internal temperature of 160ºF. Color is not a reliable indicator of Ground Beef doneness.

Cook's Tip:  For best results, do not use low-fat nacho cheese and salsa dip.

Nutritional Information
Nutrition information per serving using thick pizza crust: 589 calories; 24 g fat (9 g saturated fat; 7 g monounsaturated fat); 83 mg cholesterol; 173 mg sodium; 6 g carbohydrate; 4.6 g fiber; 35 g protein; 5 mg niacin; 0.4 mg vitamin B6; 2.4 mcg vitamin B12; 5.3 mg iron; 18.5 mcg selenium; 5.4 mg zinc.


This recipe is an excellent source of protein, niacin, vitamin B6, vitamin B12, iron, selenium and zinc; and a good source of fiber.


Nutrition information per serving using thin pizza crust: 607 calories; 25 g fat (9 g saturated fat; 7 g monounsaturated fat); 83 mg cholesterol; 1768 mg sodium; 61 g carbohydrate; 4.4 g fiber; 35 g protein; 5 mg niacin; 0.4 mg vitamin B6; 2.4 mcg vitamin B12; 5.6 mg iron; 18.5 mcg selenium; 5.4 mg zinc.


This recipe is an excellent source of protein, niacin, vitamin B6, vitamin B12, iron, selenium and zinc; and a good source of fiber.
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