Meat-Free Mondays: Mexican Pizza

July 9, 2012

Get your Monday night pizza fix with a Mexican (and meat-free) twist. Get the whole family involved adding their favourite toppings and dinner is on the table in 20 minutes!

Makes: 2 pizzas


2 large flatbreads or pizza bases

1/2 cup salsa

1 cup mushrooms, sliced

2 big tomatoes, thinly sliced

1 red onion, thinly sliced

1 jar refried beans

2 cups shredded sharp cheddar cheese

2 ripe avocados, thinly sliced

1 tsp. ground cumin

1 tsp. paprika

1 tsp. chili powder

1/2 tsp. salt
Fresh coriander, to garnish

1/2 cup sour cream, to garnish


1. Preheat oven to 220C. Top the flatbread or pizza bases with salsa, mushrooms, tomatoes, red onions and dollop with refried beans. Sprinkle cheese over the top.

2. Bake the pizzas for 10 minutes or until the cheese has started to melt and picked up a little colour. Remove from the oven.

3. Top with avocado slices and sprinkle cumin, paprika and chili powder over the top. Season with salt as needed. Garnish with coriander and dollop sour cream over the top. Serve.

What are your favourite pizza toppings?

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