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Mexican Fiesta Salad Pizza

 
One serving costs about $2.35

$2.35 per serving

1 people like this recipe

1 likes

This recipe is ready in 45 minutes

Ready in 45 minutes

8 salad Mexican
spoonacular Score:33%

Spoonacular Score: 33%

 

The recipe Mexican Fiesta Salad Pizza could satisfy your Mexican craving in approximately 45 minutes. This recipe serves 8 and costs $2.35 per serving. One serving contains 406 calories, 21g of protein, and 24g of fat. Only a few people made this recipe, and 1 would say it hit the spot. It works well as a main course. A mixture of plum tomatoes, chunky salsa, ground beef, and a handful of other ingredients are all it takes to make this recipe so tasty. To use up the salsa you could follow this main course with the Dessert Strawberry Salsa as a dessert. All things considered, we decided this recipe deserves a spoonacular score of 37%. This score is rather bad. Try Mexican Fiesta Pizza, Dairy-Free Mexican Fiesta Pizza, and Mexican Fiesta Salad for similar recipes.

Riesling, Sparkling rosé, and Pinot Noir are great choices for Mexican. Acidic white wines like riesling or low-tannin reds like pinot noir can work well with Mexican dishes. Sparkling rosé is a safe pairing too. The Fess Parker Santa Barbara Riesling with a 4.1 out of 5 star rating seems like a good match. It costs about 15 dollars per bottle.

Fess Parker Santa Barbara Riesling

Floral notes and orange blossoms, commingle with scents of citrus, peach, honeysuckle and light apricot on the nose. On the palate you will find flavors of peach, apricot and citrus. These flavors combine to produce an off-dry, yet well-balanced Riesling.

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Ingredients

Servings:
1 clove
1 clove garlic
garlic
2
2  green onions
green onions
2 cups
2 cups iceberg lettuce
iceberg lettuce
1.25 lb
1.25 lb lean ground beef
lean ground beef
2
2  diced plum tomatoes
diced plum tomatoes
2 packages
2 packages refrigerated crescent rolls
refrigerated crescent rolls
5 cups
5 cups salsa
salsa
0.5 cups
0.5 cups shredded cheddar cheese
shredded cheddar cheese
1 cup
1 cup sour cream
sour cream
1.25 oz
1.25 oz taco seasoning mix
taco seasoning mix
1 clove garlic
1 clove
garlic
2  green onions
2
green onions
2 cups iceberg lettuce
2 cups
iceberg lettuce
1.25 lb lean ground beef
1.25 lb
lean ground beef
2  diced plum tomatoes
2
diced plum tomatoes
2 packages refrigerated crescent rolls
2 packages
refrigerated crescent rolls
5 cups salsa
5 cups
salsa
0.5 cups shredded cheddar cheese
0.5 cups
shredded cheddar cheese
1 cup sour cream
1 cup
sour cream
1.25 oz taco seasoning mix
1.25 oz
taco seasoning mix

Equipment

frying pan
frying pan
oven
oven
frying pan
frying pan
oven
oven


Instructions

  1. Preheat oven to 375 degrees F.
  2. Unroll crescent dough; separate into 16 triangles. Arrange 14 of the triangles in a circle on a round baking stone or pizza pan, with wide ends even with edge of baking stone and points toward center. Place the remaining two triangles in the center, pinching seams to seal. Bake 15-18 minutes or until golden brown. Remove from oven, cool.
  3. In a 12-inch skillet, cook ground meat over medium heat 10-12 minutes or until no longer pink, breaking meat into crumbles. Drain if necessary.
  4. Combine salsa, seasoning mix and garlic and add to meat mixture. Toss to coat. Spread sour cream over crust. Spoon meat mixture over sour cream.
  5. Top with lettuce, tomatoes, onions, cheese and olives.

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Price Breakdown

Cost per Serving: $2.35
Ingredient
1 clove garlic
2 green onions
2 cups iceberg lettuce
1.25 pounds lean ground beef
2 diced plum tomatoes
2 packages refrigerated crescent rolls
1.25 cups salsa
½ cups shredded cheddar cheese
1 cup sour cream
1.25 ounces taco seasoning mix
Price
$0.07
$0.16
$0.53
$6.41
$0.47
$6.62
$1.28
$0.61
$1.56
$1.10
$18.80

Tips

Health Tips

  • To make this recipe more nutritious, skip the iceberg lettuce and choose some darker leafy greens higher in vitamin K like romaine, kale, spinach, etc.

  • Before you pass up garlic because you don't want the bad breath that comes with it, keep in mind that the compounds that cause garlic breath also offer a lot of health benefits. Garlic has anti-inflammatory, antioxidant, antibacterial, and antiviral properties. If you really want to get the most health benefits out of your garlic, choose Spanish garlic, which contains the most allicin (one of garlic's most beneficial compounds).

  • You can choose lean ground beef or switch to ground turkey or ground bison if you prefer less fatty meat.

  • Lycopene, the chemical in tomatoes that makes them red (and healthy), is fat soluble. This means eating tomatoes with a fat — say, avocado or olive oil?improves the body's ability to absorb the lycopene. Don't hesitate to include some healthy fats in this dish to get the most health benefits from the tomatoes!

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Price Tips

  • The price of ground beef is going up. Beans and lentils, on the other hand, are both cheap and filling. Depending on the recipe, you might be able to add beans or lentils to stretch out your beef.

  • If you find meat (especially grassfed and/or organic meat!) on sale, stock up and freeze it. Ground meat will stay good 3-4 months, while steaks, chops, etc., will be fine for at least 4 months.

  • Most dairy products stay good well past their sell-by date. Instead of throwing out perfectly safe food that is just a few days or maybe even a week or two old, make sure the product smells fine, has a normal texture, and doesn't taste funny. Sniff testing isn't exactly rocket science and it can keep you from wasting food (and money).

Cooking Tips

  • Here's a trick for peeling garlic quickly. Put the garlic clove on your cutting board. Take a knife with a thick blade and place the blade flat across the garlic clove (the clove should be closer to the handle than the middle of the blade). Whack down on the flat side of the blade with your free hand to smoosh the garlic a bit. Done correctly, the skin will peel right off.

  • Confused by the different types of cream — Most differences arise from the fat content of the cream, and whether or not the cream has been "soured" by adding lactic acid bacteria to give it a tangy flavor.

  • Just a head's up: tomatoes shouldn't be refrigerated! They will lose their flavor and probably get mushy too. For more on selecting and storing tomatoes and other vegetables, check out the academy.

  • Make sure you cook ground meat thoroughly. Grinding meat creates a lot of surface area that bacteria can grow on, so eating undercooked ground meat poses a real health risk.

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Green Tips

  • Did you know you can freeze shredded cheese? If you don't finish it up, don't throw it out!

  • Tomatoes, especially cherry tomatoes, should be bought organic when possible. Moreover, buying tomatoes from your local farmers' market when they are in season is going to make your dish much, much tastier, not to mention more eco-friendly. In fact, we recommend using canned — or better yet, jarred?tomato products when tomatoes aren't in season instead of buying imported or greenhouse-grown tomatoes.

  • Choose organic, grassfed beef whenever possible. If you're worried about your grocery budget, try eating a few vegetarian meals so you can afford better meat!

Disclaimer

Nutritional Information

Quickview
405 Calories
20g Protein
23g Total Fat
30g Carbs
5% Health Score
Limit These
Calories
405
20%

Fat
23g
37%

  Saturated Fat
11g
72%

Carbohydrates
30g
10%

  Sugar
9g
11%

Cholesterol
66mg
22%

Sodium
1204mg
52%

Get Enough Of These
Protein
20g
41%

Vitamin B12
1µg
29%

Zinc
4mg
27%

Phosphorus
232mg
23%

Vitamin B3
4mg
23%

Vitamin A
1109IU
22%

Selenium
14µg
21%

Vitamin B6
0.4mg
20%

Iron
3mg
17%

Vitamin K
14µg
14%

Potassium
480mg
14%

Vitamin B2
0.21mg
13%

Calcium
108mg
11%

Fiber
2g
8%

Vitamin C
6mg
8%

Magnesium
30mg
8%

Vitamin B5
0.7mg
7%

Vitamin E
0.97mg
6%

Manganese
0.11mg
5%

Copper
0.11mg
5%

Vitamin B1
0.07mg
5%

Folate
17µg
4%

Vitamin D
0.23µg
2%

covered percent of daily need

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