Sunday, April 6, 2008

NACHO MAMA's PIZZA


This recipe is CERTAINLY NOT YOUR Mama’s PIZZA recipe…Using pantry goods this pizza is quick and tasty; Nacho' Mama's, get it? Sorry :)

Ingredients and Recommended Brands
(if available)
16 oz Can - Refried Beans - Taco Bell
12 “ Pre-cooked Thin Crust Pizza dough - Boboli
2.25 oz Sliced Black Olives (1 can) - Lindsay
2 cups Shredded Mexican Colby Jack - Kraft
1 cup - Diced Roma Tomatoes
1 cup - Diced Onion - Vidalia if available, or Green Onions as an option.
1 cup - Shredded lettuce
1 cup - Sour Cream Light
½ cup - Sliced Jalapenos (pickled) - Trappy’s
Bad Byron’s Butt-Rub (Optional Taco Seasoning)
1 Lb. - Lean Ground Beef (85-20)
Salt and Pepper
8 oz Chunky Salsa – Medium - Newman’s Own Salsa (comes in 16oz jar)

PreparationSlice and dice all vegetables and set aside
Place Pizza dough on BGE pizza stone
Spread Refried Beans evenly on Dough
Sprinkle cooked Ground Beef evenly on Pizza
Distribute shredded cheese evenly
Take to the Grill for Cooking!


Cooking Directions
1. Light up the BGE and let it roar
2. Insert Grill (not the plate holder)
3. Put dab of cooking oil into Frying Pan and add Ground Beef, salt and pepper to taste
4. Sprinkle a GENEROUS amount of Bad Byron’s Butt Rub on the ground beef and Brown until it is 98% done
5. Remove from heat and return the beef to the preparation table now)
6. Regulate Temperature in BGE to 450 degrees
7. Place Pizza (on BGE Pizza Stone) directly on Grill
8. Close lid, regulate temperature to 450 degrees and go away for 15 minutes.
9. Return, open lid, slice and serve with topping/condiments prepared from above (tomatoes, onions, lettuce, jalapenos, sour cream, black olives).