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Tortilla Pizzas

Tortilla Pizzas



 

Tortilla Pizzas

Preparation Time: 20 minutes
Number of Servings:
6
Cups of Fruits and Vegetables Per Person: 1

Ingredients

  • 12 small corn or flour tortillas
  • Vegetable Oil or Margarine
  • 1 (16oz) can refried beans
  • 1/4 cup chopped onion
  • 2 ounces fresh or canned green chili peppers, diced
  • 6 Tbsp red taco sauce
  • 3 cups chopped vegetables, such as broccoli, mushrooms, spinach, and bell peppers
  • 1/2 cup (2oz) shredded part-skim mozzarella cheese
  • 1/2 cup chopped cilantro (optional)

Directions

  1. Brush one side of each of two tortillas with water.
  2. Press the wet sides of the tortillas together to from a thick crust for the pizza.
  3. Brush the outside of the tortillas with a small amount of oil or margarine.
  4. Evenly brown both sides in a heated frying pan.
  5. Repeat with the rest of the tortillas. Set aside.
  6.  Heat refried beans, chopped onion, and half of the diced chili peppers together in a medium saucepan, stirring occasionally.
  7. Remove from heat.
  8. Spread about 1/3 cup of the bean mixture on each tortilla pizza.
  9. Sprinkle with 1 tablespoon of taco sauce, then top with 1/2 cup of the chopped vegetables, 1 teaspoon of diced chili peppers, and 1 tablespoon of shredded cheese for each pizza.
  10. Return to frying pan and heat until cheese melts.
  11. Top with cilantro, if desired. Serve immediately. 

Nutrition Facts


Serving Size: 1 pizza

Amount Per Serving

Calories 270
Calories from Fat 60 % Daily Value (DV)*
Total Fat 7g 11%
Saturated Fat 2g 8%
Cholesterol 5mg 2%
Sodium 370mg 15%
Total Carbohydrate 42g 14%
Dietary Fiber 7g 28%
Sugars 2g
Protein 9g
Vitamin A 30%
Vitamin C 30%
Calcium 15%
Iron 15%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

Diabetic Exchange**

Fruit: 0
Vegetables: 1
Meat: 1
Milk: 0
Fat: 1
Carbs: 2
Other: 0
** Diabetic exchanges are calculated based on the American Diabetes Association Exchange System. This site rounds exchanges up or down to equal whole numbers. Therefore, partial exchanges are not included.

Source: 5 A Day for Better Health: cdc.gov





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