Deep Dish Fajita Pizza

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When you see something that you think looks delicious and you just have to make it……. Deep Dish Fajita Pizza was it!

Deep Dish Fajita Pizza
Writing a food blog you get “ideas” sent to you all the time, or in my case I get tagged in a lot of the videos that surface on Facebook.

For some reason out of all the hundreds of videos I’ve seen, this one made my taste buds stand on high alert!


Deep Dish Fajita Pizza

I didn’t even need to go shopping??? I know right….I had all the ingredients in the frig, freezer and pantry. That almost never happens.

Maybe thats why the recipe called to me. Easy…stuff I already had…..and it was Fajitas!

Deep Dish Fajita Pizza

I love Fajitas and Tim loves anything Mexican. Big win,such a win, we have made it twice, and we will make it again.

Where did you get this recipe for Deep Dish Fajita Pizza you ask? The folks at BuzzFeed.com BuzzFeed has all the news that is news, plus great lists of things…recipes…..and links to everything. It’s fantastic!

The video came from FaceBook and Tasty which is part of BuzzFeed. Actually it is the fastest growing apart of BuzzFeed and reaches 500 million people a month……we should be so lucky….someday!!!

Deep Dish Fajita Pizza

After watching the video a few times, click here to see the video I made the recipe. The only change I made,I did not have crushed tomatoes so I crushed up a can of diced tomatoes.

The flavor was great but the diced tomatoes did make it a bit juicer that I thought. Second time, I used the crushed. I did have to visit my favorite place on earth (she says with a pleasurable sigh)…the grocery store, so I picked them up.

Deep Dish Fajita Pizza

Perfection! If you are a busy family and need dinner in a hurry, or if you just have a hankering for fajitas, give this dish a try…..way to go BuzzFeed and Tasty!!

Deep Dish Fajita Pizza
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Serves: 8
 
Ingredients
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 16 ounces crushed tomatoes
  • 2½ teaspoons salt
  • 2½ teaspoons oregano
  • 2½ teaspoons cumin
  • 1½ teaspoon garlic powder
  • ¾ teaspoon chili powder
  • ¾ teaspoon paprika
  • ½ red bell pepper, thinly sliced
  • ½ green bell pepper, thinly sliced
  • ¼ onion, thinly sliced
  • 1 large chicken breast (about ¾ pound), thinly sliced
  • 6 large flour tortillas
  • 2 cups Mexican blend cheese
  • Garnish
  • Cilantro
  • Sour Cream
  • Scallions
Instructions
  1. Preheat oven to 425˚F/ 220˚C.
  2. Layer tortillas in a 10-inch springform pan; line the edges of the pan to create about 3 layers of tortilla.
  3. Mix salt, oregano, cumin, garlic powder, chili powder, and paprika to create a blend.
  4. Pour half of the spice blend over crushed tomatoes and mix.
  5. Heat olive oil in a large pan.
  6. Season chicken and vegetables with remaining spice blend.
  7. Cook the peppers and onion in sauté pan for five minutes. Reserve.
  8. Using the same pan, sear chicken for 2 to 3 minutes. Reserve.
  9. Layer half of the tomato sauce mixture and Mexican cheese blend over the tortilla.
  10. Top with chicken and an additional tortilla.
  11. Layer the remaining sauce and cheese and top with the cooked peppers and onions.
  12. Cook pizza in the oven for 20 minutes.
  13. Garnish with sour cream, scallions, and fresh chopped cilantro.
  14. Cut, serve, and enjoy!

 

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