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High-Protein Mexican Tortilla Pizza

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our macro-friendly Mexican Tortilla Pizza recipe

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Have you been craving a Mexican tortilla pizza that's macro-friendly with high protein, but aren't sure how to make it?

No problem! You won't have to sacrifice time, or even trial and error because we have the perfect Mexican tortilla recipe that can help you reach your protein goals, satisfy your cravings and add it to your staple of lunch and dinner recipes for the family!


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3 Reasons Why You'll Love This Recipe

It's Macro Friendly

For starters, this Mexican tortilla pizza is packed with 31g of protein per serving thanks to the lean ground beef (I used 96%). This means that it will support muscle growth and recovery, plus keep you and your family full and feeling healthy throughout the rest of your day, especially if you have it for lunch!

It Only Takes 15 Minutes!

This recipe took me 5 minutes to prepare and only 10 minutes to cook, making it very convenient with minimal stress in the kitchen! All you need is a large skillet, cutting board, a knife and measuring spoons/cups. It also only has 7 ingredients!

It Will Satisfy Your Mexican Food Cravings, But Much Healthier!

Sometimes, we just crave Mexican food! This recipe uses a classic taco seasoning with whole wheat tortillas, salsa, shredded lettuce, reduced-fat mozzarella cheese and Bolthouse Farms Cilantro ranch dressing, making it wildly healthy choice for lunch or dinner for you and your family!

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Mexican Tortilla Pizza

Tami Smith
Who says you have to choose between pizza and Mexican? This Mexican Tortilla Pizza brings together the best of both worlds!
5 from 1 vote
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 10 minutes
Total Time 15 minutes
Course Dinner, Lunch
Cuisine Mexican
Servings 4
Calories 312 kcal

Equipment

Ingredients
  

  • 10 oz. lean ground beef (I used 96%)
  • 3 tbsp Taco seasoning
  • 4 reg whole wheat tortillas (I used Mission Carb Balance)
  • 8 tbsp Salsa
  • 12 tbsp Reduced-fat shredded mozzarella cheese
  • 4 cups shredded lettuce
  • 4 tbsp Bolthouse Farms Cilantro Ranch dressing

Instructions
 

  • Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Add ground beef to a pan over medium heat and cook until browned. Once cooked through, add the taco seasoning, mixing until well combined. Remove from heat.
  • Place tortillas on a baking sheet and spread two tbs. of salsa over each tortilla followed by three tbs. of cheese and ¼ of the cooked ground beef mixture.
  • Place the baking sheet in the preheated oven and bake for about 10 minutes or until the cheese is melted. Top each tortilla with one cup shredded lettuce and 1 tbs. Greek yogurt dressing, and enjoy!

Notes

Notes or special instructions:
  • Feel free to customize your pizza any way you wish! You can easily swap out the ground beef for ground turkey or chicken. Add your favorite toppings and veggies, and make this one your own.
  • If you’re going to meal prep your Mexican Tortilla Pizzas, we recommend re-heating your tortilla and then adding your fresh veggie toppings just before you eat!

Nutrition

Calories: 312kcalCarbohydrates: 27gProtein: 31gFat: 14g
Keyword high protein, macro friendly, mexican tortilla pizza
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