These Lightened Up Taco Bell Copycat Mexican Pizzas are a fantastic alternative to the fast-food version, offering all the delicious flavors you love in a healthier package. With layers of crunchy tortilla, savory refried beans, seasoned lean ground beef, zesty hot sauce, and melted cheese, these Mexican pizzas are sure to satisfy your cravings without any guilt.

Preparation is quick and easy, with just 10 minutes of prep time and 7 minutes of cooking time required. Simply brown the lean ground beef with taco seasoning, then crisp up low-carb tortillas in an air fryer or oven until golden brown. Layer on the refried beans, taco meat, and additional tortilla, then top with hot sauce and shredded cheese. Air fry or broil until the cheese is melted and bubbly, then garnish with diced Roma tomatoes and sliced green onions for a fresh finishing touch.

These Mexican pizzas are not only delicious but also customizable to suit your preferences. Feel free to add your favorite toppings, such as sliced olives, jalapenos, or diced avocado, for an extra burst of flavor. Plus, with just 8 Green W/W SmartPoints® per pizza or 7 Blue/Purple W/W SmartPoints® per pizza, you can enjoy this satisfying meal without worrying about derailing your diet.

Whether served as a quick weeknight dinner or as a crowd-pleasing appetizer at your next gathering, these Lightened Up Taco Bell Copycat Mexican Pizzas are sure to be a hit with everyone at the table. So go ahead and indulge in this delicious and healthier twist on a fast-food favorite – you won’t be disappointed!

Lightened Up Taco Bell Copycat Mexican Pizzas

These Lightened Up Taco Bell Copycat Mexican Pizzas taste just like the fast-food Mexican pizzas from Taco Bell, with layers of crunchy tortilla, refried beans, seasoned lean ground beef, hot sauce, and cheese. This recipe is a healthier alternative and won’t disappoint!

PREP TIME10 minutesCOOK TIME7 minutesTOTAL TIME17 minutes

Ingredients4 Mission Carb Balance White Low Carb Tortillas6 Oz. 96% Lean Ground Beef2 Tsp Taco Bell Taco Seasoning1/2 Cup Fat Free Refried Beans1/2 Cup Taco Bell Mild Or Hot Sauce1/4 Cup Reduced Fat Mexican Cheese Blend1 Roma Tomato, Diced1 Tbsp Green Onion, SlicedInstructionsSpray A Skillet With Cooking Spray. Heat Over Medium Heat And Cook Lean Ground Beef Until It’s No Longer Pink. Drain Any Excess Fat. Add Taco Seasoning And 1 Tsp Water. Stir And Cook For Another Two Minutes. Remove From Heat.Lightly Spray Both Sides Of The Tortillas With Olive Oil Cooking Spray. Place One Tortilla In The Air Fryer Basket To Crisp Up For 4 Minutes At 380° Degrees. Repeat Step With Another Tortilla.Remove Tortilla From Basket. Spread Half Of The Refried Beans On One Tortilla, And Add A Layer Of Taco Meat.Next, Lay The Second Crispy Tortilla Shell On Top Of The Meat.Spoon Half Of The Taco Bell Sauce Over The Top Tortilla, Then Sprinkle On Half Of The Shredded Cheese.Air Fry At 325° Degrees For 5-7 Minutes Until The Cheese Is Melted. Use A Large Spatula To Lift Out Of The Air Fryer Basket.Garnish With Olives, Roma Tomatoes And Green Onions, If Desired.Cut It Into Quarters And Serve Warm With Your Favorite Toppings! Repeat Steps For Second Pizza.

Oven Directions:

    1. Spray a skillet with cooking spray. Heat over medium heat and cook lean ground beef until it’s no longer pink. Drain any excess fat. Add taco seasoning and 1 tsp water. Stir and cook for another two minutes. Remove from heat.Bake the tortillas at 380° degrees on a baking sheet in the oven till just golden brown.Spread half of the refried beans on one tortilla. Split the ground beef between the two tortillas and layer on top of the refried beans.Next, lay the second crispy tortilla shell on top of the meat.Spread half the taco sauce on each of the tortillas. Top both tortillas with cheese.Lightly broil the cheese till melty. Garnish with olives, Roma tomatoes and green onions, if desired.Cut it into quarters and serve warm with your favorite toppings!
    2. NotesSmartpoints: GREEN: 8 W/W SmartPoints® per Mexican Pizza BLUE/PURPLE: 7 W/W SmartPoints® per Mexican PizzaNutrition Information:YIELD:1Amount Per Serving: CALORIES: 334TOTAL FAT: 12gSATURATED FAT: 4gCHOLESTEROL: 46mgSODIUM: 750mgCARBOHYDRATES: 53gNET CARBOHYDRATES: 19gFIBER: 34gSUGAR: 3gPROTEIN: 35g