You are currently viewing The Iconic Taco Bell Mexican Pizza

The Iconic Taco Bell Mexican Pizza

The Taco Bell Mexican Pizza has been a beloved item on the fast-food chain’s menu for years. However, in recent times, it was discontinued from the menu, leaving many fans craving its delicious flavors. But fear not! You can recreate the magic of the Taco Bell Mexican Pizza in the comfort of your own kitchen with this homemade recipe.


For the Mexican Pizza:

  • 1 lb ground beef
  • 1 packet taco seasoning mix
  • 1/2 cup water
  • 8 small flour tortillas
  • 1 can (16 oz) refried beans
  • 1 cup diced tomatoes
  • 1 cup diced green onions
  • 1 cup shredded cheddar cheese
  • 1 cup shredded Monterey Jack cheese
  • 1/2 cup sliced black olives
  • 1/2 cup sour cream (for garnish)
  • 1/2 cup salsa (for garnish)


Step 1: Prepare the Meat

  1. In a large skillet, cook the ground beef over medium-high heat until browned and crumbled. Drain any excess fat.
  2. Add the taco seasoning mix and water to the cooked beef. Stir well and simmer for about 5 minutes, or until the mixture thickens. Remove from heat and set aside.

Step 2: Assemble the Mexican Pizzas

  1. Preheat your oven to 350°F (175°C).
  2. Place 4 of the flour tortillas on a baking sheet. These will be the bottom layers of your Mexican pizzas.
  3. Spread a layer of refried beans on each tortilla.
  4. Top the beans with the seasoned ground beef, ensuring an even distribution.
  5. Place the remaining 4 tortillas on top of the beef to create a sandwich-like structure.

Step 3: Bake the Mexican Pizzas

  1. Bake the assembled Mexican pizzas in the preheated oven for about 10-15 minutes, or until the tortillas become slightly crispy and the cheese is melted.

Step 4: Add Toppings

  1. Remove the Mexican pizzas from the oven and carefully transfer them to serving plates.
  2. Top each pizza with diced tomatoes, diced green onions, shredded cheddar cheese, shredded Monterey Jack cheese, and sliced black olives.

Step 5: Garnish and Serve

  1. Drizzle sour cream and salsa over the top as a garnish.
  2. Serve your homemade Taco Bell Mexican Pizzas hot and enjoy the nostalgic flavors in the comfort of your home!


The Taco Bell Mexican Pizza may no longer be on the menu, but you can still relish its deliciousness with this homemade recipe. Whether you’re a fan of the original or looking to try it for the first time, this Mexican pizza is sure to satisfy your cravings. So, gather your ingredients, follow the steps, and savor every bite of this iconic fast-food creation!


Mexican Street Food