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Mexican vegetarian pizza
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Mexican vegetarian pizza

10 minutes (15 minutes)
Serves 4 (1 pizza per serve)

Serves 4  

See recipe for Serves 2 here   

  • 4 x 60g wholemeal Lebanese breads
  • ½ cup tomato salsa
  • 420g can no-added salt pinto beans, rinsed, drained
  • 1 large red capsicum, chopped
  • 1 cup grated pizza cheese
  • ½ teaspoon Mexican chilli powder
  • 1 avocado, mashed
  • 2 green shallots, finely chopped
  • 1 tablespoon lime juice
  • 1/3 cup finely chopped fresh coriander, plus extra leaves to serve
  • 125g cherry tomatoes, quartered
  1. Place breads on baking trays and spread with tomato salsa. Top evenly with beans, capsicum and cheese. Sprinkle with chilli powder.
  2. Bake in a preheated 220°C oven (fan-forced) for 10-12 minutes, until bread is crisp and topping is lightly browned.
  3. Meanwhile, mash avocado in a small bowl. Stir in shallots, lime juice and chopped coriander.
  4. To serve, dollop avocado over pizzas. Sprinkle with tomato and extra coriander leaves.

Tips​

  • Check labels on Lebanese bread and choose the brand lowest in sodium.
  • Replace pinto beans with a 420g can no added salt red kidney beans or black beans, if preferred.

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