Doritos Taco Pizza

This is 100% for the kids. Before having them, there is no way on George Clooney’s green earth that I would make this for myself. It’s ridiculous. It’s sacrilegious to even call it taco anything. But oh, well.


  • 2 premade pizza crusts
  • 1 pound of ground beef, browned with taco seasoning, pepper, and Mexican Oregano
  • Some shredded cheese
  • 1 can of refried beans
  • 1 can of Enchilada sauce (el pato is life)
  • Lime
  • Cilantro
  • Crushed Doritos


Brown meat with seasonings. Shred cheese. Layer thusly: first spoon on enchilada sauce. Then beans. Then a drizzle of more sauce. Then meat. Then cheese. Bake. Then add Doritos, cilantro, and a squeeze of lime.


Yet another dinner from a pie plate

I am loving my glass Pyrex pie plates lately.  Stuffed shells Sunday night and now tamale pie Tuesday night. This is the perfect weeknight dinner. I had it done in under an hour and the kids devoured it. Here’s the rundown:

  • 1 box jiffy cornbread Mix
  • 1/2 cup creamed corn
  • 1/2 cup sour cream
  • 1 egg
  • 1 pound hamburger
  • Cumin,  Mexican oregano, new Mexico chili powder,  garlic powder, salt and pepper all to taste
  • Enchilada sauce
  • Rotella tomatoes,  drained
  • Tons of grated cheese


Mix cornbread mix, egg, sour cream,  and creamed Corn. Pour into buttered pie plate and bake at 400 for 20 minutes.

In meantime, brown hamburger in spices,  add drained tomatoes,  and enough enchilada sauce to make saucy.  Simmer til cornbread is done.

When cornbread comes out, poke holes in it. Rough it up. It’s slightly undercooked and that’s ok. Top cornbread with enchilada sauce. Let it soak in. Top that with meat mixture and cheese.

Bake for another 15 minutes.