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Thursday, October 3, 2019

Taco Pizza

A family-favorite dinner, this delicious taco pizza recipe is made with a crescent roll crust and basic ingredients. It’s soon and basic too; you possibly can whip up this filling meal in 30 minutes or less!

mexican taco pizza

I’m all the time at the lookout for basic food my household will enjoy. I take pleasure in cooking but with 4 children, I’m busy and if I’m going to make dinner, it often wants to be quick.

A few years ago, I found this crescent roll taco pizza recipe and with a number of small adaptions, it soon turned a favourite household dinner that we make as soon as a week.

Every time I make Taco Pizza, I can via no means be certain who loves it extra – the children or my husband; all of them gobble it up and ask for more! I actually take pleasure in it too.

delicious taco pizza

With a cream cheese and sour cream “sauce” and spicy taco flavor, Mexican taco pizza works nicely as a traditional household meal and it’s also huge as an appetizer and for parties.

I love recipes that work for loads of things, don’t you? It saves quite a bit of time and effort!

mexican crescent roll taco pizza

Crescent Roll Taco Pizza
There are NULL issues that make this taco pizza tremendous easy.

First, you possibly can serve it chilly – or warm. For most recipes that might sound gross, but belief me, chilly taco pizza actually works. It’s what permits you to make it forward of time, shop it within the fridge, then serve a tremendous delicious, filling dinner your household can gobble up immediately.

The moment factor is that this recipe makes use of a crescent roll pizza crust. This makes it quite a bit quicker and easier than rolling out steady pizza dough. Plus the flaky crescent rolls make for a tasty pizza crust!

taco pizza recipe

How do you make a Gluten-Free model of do-it-yourself taco pizza?
You can discover gluten-free crescent rolls in some grocery stores; that’s the least difficult solution to make this recipe gluten-free. You’ll desire to examine your different ingredients too but they ought to all be naturally gluten-free.

If you can’t discover gluten-free crescent rolls (we had a difficult time discovering them till recently), you possibly can attempt a gluten-free pizza dough recipe and comply with the bundle instructions.

How to Make the Best Taco Pizza
Taco Pizza Ingredients
You’ll need refrigerated crescent rolls, softened cream cheese, sour cream, flooring red meat or turkey, taco seasoning, tomato, shredded cheese, and lettuce.

Feel unfastened to modify or upload any toppings your household prefers with tacos. That’s one other huge factor about this basic meal – you possibly can simply tweak it!

Here are a number of extra taco pizza factor tips from readers: taco sauce, chopped onion, avocado, black olives, hot sauce, Fritos, Doritos, refried beans, black beans, enchilada sauce.

taco pizza ingredients with Pillsbury crescent rolls

1. Preheat the oven and roll out crescent roll dough onto a enormous baking sheet
You can purchase Pillsbury crescent roll dough with out the perforations which makes it easier to roll out. If not, simply pinch collectively the perforations to seal it.

You desire a enormous cookie or baking sheet. If you use a small one, you'll have leftover crescent rolls.

Bake for 8-10 minutes.

crescent roll pizza crust

2. Beat the softened cream cheese and sour cream together
Let the crescent roll pizza crust cool for a number of minutes, then unfold the cream cheese / sour cream combination over it.

taco pizza recipe with sour cream

3. Brown the flooring red meat and stir in taco seasoning
If you desire a chilly taco pizza otherwise you're making this forward of time to shop till later, kick back the cream cheese/crescent roll crust.

Brown the flooring red meat in a skillet and drain any grease. Stir within the taco seasoning and water (according to the bundle directions at the taco seasoning packet.) Add extra taco seasoning when you desire extra seasoning.

Simmer for 5 minutes, stirring occasionally.

Tip: when you desire extra protein or would desire to have your meat move farther, upload a can of tired black beans to the red meat mixture.

4. Layer the red meat over the cream cheese / sour cream
You won’t totally hide the cream cheese layer with the flooring beef; there’s lots of different toppings so don’t worry.

ground red meat sour cream on crescent roll taco pizza

5. Add the last toppings
Sprinkle with the lettuce and tomatoes…

lettuce tomato flooring red meat over taco pizza crescent roll crust

And shredded cheese. Along with any different toppings you prefer. We generally upload sliced avocado and do-it-yourself taco sauce.

best taco pizza recipe with toppings

5. Cut your do-it-yourself taco pizza into slices
cold taco pizza

You can consume it together with your hands. Because it's Taco Pizza after all!

easy do-it-yourself taco pizza

Serve at this time or shop within the refrigerator.

Tip: If you intend to make Taco Pizza the evening before, I suggest ready till simply earlier than serving earlier than including the lettuce, tomato, and cheese to keep away from sogginess.

Although, I actually have made this recipe within the morning (complete with all toppings and included calmly with plastic wrap within the refrigerator) and it was perfectly wonderful hours later for dinner.

This family-favorite Taco Pizza recipe is proper for hot summer time days too because it may be made forward of time. You might even deliver it in a cooler for household outings.


Check out my favourite cauliflower pizza crust recipe Hawaiian variety too!

taco pizza recipe

Author: Erika Bragdon  Prep Time: 20 mins Cook Time: 10 mins  Total Time: 30 minsYield: serves 6-8 1x  Category: dinner Method: bake  Cuisine: Mexican
This basic taco pizza is made with a crescent roll crust and a tasty hit with the entire family. With basic ingredients, you possibly can whip up this filling meal in beneath 30 minutes!


2 tubes (8 oz each) refrigerated crescent rolls
1 bundle (8 oz) cream cheese, softened
1 cup (8 oz) sour cream
1 pound flooring red meat or flooring turkey
1–2 envelopes or 2–4 Tbsp taco seasoning, to taste
1 medium tomato, chopped
2 cups shredded Mexican cheese
1 cup shredded lettuce
optional: avocado, taco sauce, hot sauce, black beans

Preheat the oven to 375 degrees.

Unroll the crescent roll dough and lay out on a enormous ungreased cookie sheet. Pinch the perforations collectively to seal. Bake at 375 for 8-10 minutes or till pale golden brown.

While the crescent rolls are baking, blend the softened cream cheese and sour cream together. Remove any lumps with a whisk. Set aside.

Brown the flooring red meat and drain. Add a can of tired black beans, optional, for extra protein if desired. Add the taco seasoning and 1/4 cups of water. Simmer for 3-5 minutes, stirring occasionally.

When the crescent roll pizza crust is completed baking, take away from the oven and set apart to cool for 3-5 minutes. Spread the sour cream / cream cheese combination over the crescent rolls. Sprinkle the flooring red meat combination evenly over the top, adopted via lettuce, tomatoes, cheese, and any different wanted toppings.

Cut into serving-size items and serve at this time or shop within the refrigerator for chilly taco pizza to be served later.

Taco Pizza
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