Stuffed Mexican Style
Take make this pizza, all toppings are sprinkled with Pepper jack Cheese
Made with care, the below pizza has a pleasant flavor, matching the superb smell.
Make time to choose high quality toppings and add them to a fantastic crust for you and family to savor a scrumptious feast.
If you have a taste for pizzas with BBQ sauce then you’ll love this.
Pizza is a delicious food that is enjoyed by many, and it’s no surprise why. But have you ever thought about experimenting with different toppings? Trying new toppings can take your pizza experience to a whole new level.
From the classic pepperoni and mushroom to more unique options like shrimp and pesto, the possibilities are endless. Not only will you get to try new and exciting flavors, but you’ll also discover new combinations that you never thought were possible.
So next time you’re ordering a pizza, don’t be afraid to step out of your comfort zone and try something new. You never know, you might just find your new favorite topping!
Pizza in Mexico
Italian immigrants arrived in Mexico in significant numbers during the late 19th century, making pasta and pizza part of everyday dining. Mexicans enjoy using large corn tortillas, which are oven-baked with Oaxacan Cheese and Beans, and other toppings, which they call Tlayudas or Mexican Pizza.
Take a look at some of the other pizzas from Mexico here.
Stuffed Mexican Style Pizza Recipe
Below we’ve put together a recipe for you to make your own homemade Stuffed Mexican Style Pizza whether it be in your wood fired pizza oven or your usual oven.
Stuffed Mexican Style Pizza Ingredients
Buy enough pizza toppings for the amount of pizzas you plan to make. The dough and sauce are designed for 3-4 medium sized pizzas, so scale up or down, based on your requirements.
Simple Pizza dough
- 1 cup (250 ml) luke-warm water
- 400 g (2 2/3 cups) 00 or pizza flour
- 2 tsps (7 g sachet) dried yeast
- 3 tbsps (1/4 cup) olive oil
- 2 tsps salt
Stuffed Mexican Style Pizza Toppings
Toppings used in this pizza recipe, are;
- Bell Pepper
- Hot Pepper Sauce
- Red Onion
- Black Beans
BBQ Pizza Sauce
- 1 cup tomato paste
- 1/3 cup of brown sugar
- 3 tbsp apple cider vinegar
- 1 tsp worcestershire sauce
- 1/4 tsp mustard powder
- 1/4 tsp onion powder
- 1/4 tsp salt
Want to try a different sauce? See our article on the different types of pizza sauces.
You can click on any of the tags at the bottom of this page, to find other pizzas besides Stuffed Mexican Style Pizza, that use that topping.
Pizza Dough Method
You purchase a premade pizza base at your local store, or if you have time, make your own homemade dough following the simple steps below.
- Whisk yeast and lukewarm water in a jug. Stand for around five minutes.
- Add flour and salt in a large bowl. Create a well in the centre of the flour. Pour in the liquid yeast mixture and the oil.
- Using a spatula, or your hands, mix the dough really well until smooth. Turn out dough onto a lightly floured work surface and knead for five minutes.
- Lightly oil a bowl, and place dough in it and cover with plastic wrap. Leave in a warm place to rise for 30 minutes to an hour, or until it doubles in size.
- Turn dough out onto a lightly floured surface and knead gently for another 5 minutes or until smooth.
- Divide the dough into balls, and roll out bases to desired size.
- Sprinkle a little flour on the bench before rolling to prevent dough from sticking.
TIP: We have other dough recipes if you would like to try your hand at sourdough, poolish or more.
BBQ Pizza Sauce Method
You can make this tasty pizza sauce following the simple steps below, or you can purchase a pizza sauce at your local supermarket.
- Put all ingredients into small saucepan on low to medium heat.
- Whisk everything together until well combined and bring to a simmer.
- Partially cover saucepan, let sauce simmer away for around 10-15 minutes.
- Stir sauce occasionally, until thickened.
- Let the sauce cool to room temperature before placing in the fridge to cool completely.
You can make the sauce the day before and refrigerate to save time.
Preparing Stuffed Mexican Style Pizza
Turn your oven on to 450-500 degrees or more and preheat for at least 30 minutes.
Spread out the dough in a rough circle, on a floured board or surface.
If you are using a baking pan, then create the pizza in that.
Open the sauce container, and start to spread the BBQ Sauce. Spread the BBQ Sauce around the whole base, taking care to leave a gap at edges.
Add the ingredients in size order, from large to small.
Cheese gets added last.
The toppings to add to this pizza are;
- Bell Pepper
- Hot Pepper Sauce
- Red Onion
- Black Beans
This pizza is excellent by itself, yet why not make some homemade garlic bread as well?
Put the Stuffed Mexican Style pizza on the middle shelf of the oven and wait for approximately 10 minutes.
After roughly 10 minutes, check on the pizza.
Pizza should be ready within 15 minutes. However, allow it to cook to personal taste.
A fruit of the Capsicum pod type, Jalapeño Peppers are medium sized hot Peppers when compared to other chili Peppers. Jalapeno are popular for their mild heat level, which is roughly 5,000 Scoville Heat Units, which is in the middle of the heat charts.
Originating in Mexico, Jalapeño Peppers are now grown worldwide, and are a popular addition to many cuisines. The word Jalapeno is Spanish for “Jalapa”, the capital of Veracruz, Mexico where it first grew.
When making Stuffed Mexican Style Pizza, I suggest you just use what you have available, without spending any money. My recommended basic pizza tool list is…
OK, not really pizza related, but a good chef apron makes me feel the part when I am making my pizzas. I’d probably wear a chef hat if I got one too!
A pastry brush is vital if you need to ever coat your dough in water, oil, eggs or more. They are cheap to have and very handy to use.
If you ever coat your dough in water, oil, eggs or more, then you need a pastry brush. These brushes tend to be cheap to have and very handy to use.
Black beans are an ideal option for those looking to add a unique flavor to their pies. Not only do they provide a tasty punch of umami, but they also offer various health benefits.
The nutty taste of the beans pairs nicely with a variety of sauces from pesto to barbecue – so you can get creative and come up with your own unique flavor combinations.
Need advice on storing pizza. Here goes!
You can store leftover pizza in the freezer for up to 3 months. Reheat from frozen as directed above until heated through.
Store in the fridge
Leftover slices of pizza may be kept in an airtight container in the fridge for up to 3 days.
Warm in the center of a 450 degree F oven for approximately 6 minutes, on a pizza stone if possible, until heated through. See our article on reheating pizza for more.
Pizza making FAQ
Below we’ve compiled the most common pizza making questions and provided expert answers. Are you looking for how to make awesome pizza at home? Please read on!
How much protein does pizza have?
Protein is an essential component of good health, and you should ensure that every meal has a protein source. The average pizza slice has 12 grams of protein, making it a good source for that day.
How much does a pizza weigh?
The heaviest part of pizza is the dough. Because most pizza toppings are light and used sparingly, they typically measure them in ounces. A typical large (12-inch) pizza will have a weight of approximately two pounds.
Why is pizza called pie?
When Italian immigrants first started arriving in the USA during the late 1800s, they started selling pizza, which had plenty of similarities to a typical pie. A circular shape, a crust and sliced triangles. It didn’t take long for someone to start calling it “tomato pie”.
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