Bean and Cheese Pizza w/ Tomatillo Salsa

Bean and Cheese Pizza w/ Tomatillo Salsa

Elevate and spice up your pizza game with this Bean and Cheese Pan Pizza, a fusion of the finest from Mexican and Italian kitchens that results in a yummy masterpiece. Just imagine a thick, indulgent pie where creamy beans, molten cheese and a zesty tomatillo salsa drizzle come together in a harmonious dance on a perfectly crispy crust. Each bite is a journey through layers of flavor, from the savory richness of the beans to the gooey decadence of the cheese, all elevated by the vibrant kick of the tomatillo salsa. This pizza is not just a meal; it's a symphony of taste, a celebration that transcends borders and culinary traditions. Prepare your taste buds for a fiesta that'll leave you exclaiming 'Buon Appétit' in a medley of flavors that dance on your palate like a joyous celebration of culinary creativity!
Prep Time 20 minutes
Cook Time 40 minutes
Total Time 1 hour
Course dinner, lunch
Cuisine Italian, Mexican
Servings 1 pan pizza


For the pizza

  • 2 cups pinto beans
  • 1 cup diced onions
  • 2 chopped cloves of garlic
  • 1 cup chicken stock
  • 1 lime
  • 2 tablespoons smoked paprika
  • 1 tablespoon chili powder
  • 1 teaspoon cumin
  • 500 grams of pizza dough
  • 2 cups grated Oaxaca cheese

For the salsa

  • 10 tomatillos
  • 2 jalapeños
  • 4 cloves of garlic
  • 4 small onions
  • 1 lime
  • 1 cup cilantro
  • 1 teaspoon cumin


  • First, make the tomatillo salsa by seasoning onions, tomatillos, jalapeños and garlic with salt and pepper then roasting it. Blend it all up in a blender with some lime and cilantro then set aside.
  • To make the refried beans, sauté some onions and add garlic, smoked paprika, little bit of cumin and chili powder. Enter the pinto beans and some chicken stock then cook that down for a bit, mashing it up until you reach the consistency you like.
  • Use your favorite pizza dough to stretch it out edge to edge on a LloydPan. Add the refried beans then the Oaxaca cheese. Bake it at 450°F for 20 minutes, slice it up and add the salsa. Enjoy!


Keyword bean and cheese, pizza, salsa

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