Pita Taco Pizza
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Serves: 3-5 pita pizza
  • Spiced Black Beans :
  • You can use store bought can of black bean or make your own.
  • 2 can black beans or 1 cup uncooked black beans
  • Salt to taste
  • Red chili powder to taste
  • 1-1.5 tsp cumin powder
  • Pico de gallo:
  • 2 roma tomatoes, finely chopped
  • ¼th of large red onion, finely chopped
  • 1-2 serrano, chopped fine (use as much or as little depending on how spicy you like)
  • Salt and lime juice to taste
  • Freshly chopped cilantro (optional, I had none so I skipped)
  • Store bought Pitas
  • Shredded Mexican cheese
  • Ranch sauce
  • Shredded Lettuce
  1. Spiced Black Beans:
  2. If using store bought - Strain black beans in a strainer and clean under running water. Place them back to a pot and add ¼ cup water, salt, red chili powder and cumin powder. Cook for few minutes on medium heat and mash them using hand potato masher or hand blender. You want an almost smooth but little chunky paste. Taste and adjust seasonings if need to. You should have a creamy consistency black beans. Keep aside.
  3. Pico De Gallo:
  4. Add chopped tomatoes, onion, cilantro if using, serranos along with salt and lime juice in a bowl. Mix and taste.
  5. Assembly :
  6. Bake pitas in a preheated 350F oven for 5-7 minutes. Take them out and let it cool on a cooling rack. This will make the pitas crispy.
  7. Then top each crisped up pita with few tbsps of black beans and generous amount of shredded Mexican pizza. Bake again for few minutes until cheese if melted. Make sure to check so it doesn't burn.
  8. Once done, place it on baking rack and top with good amount of ranch sauce and soread it all over. Then top with generous amount of shredded lettuce and pico de gallo. Cut in pieces and enjoy!
Ami says :
You might end up with extra black bean which you can store in an airtight container in fridge.
Recipe by Naive Cook Cooks at https://www.naivecookcooks.com/pita-taco-pizza/