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                              PINTO PIZZA OLE'
 
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 Serving Size  : 1    Preparation Time :0:00
 Categories    : Main dish
 
   Amount  Measure       Ingredient -- Preparation Method
 --------  ------------  --------------------------------
    2       c            Cooked Idaho Pinto Beans
                         -- divided
    1       lb           Ground beef
    1       c            Chopped onion, divided
    8       oz           Tomato sauce
    2       ts           Chili powder
    1       t            Cumin
      1/2   ts           Salt
    1       lb           Frozen bread dough -- thawed
      1/2   c            Chopped green pepper
      1/2   lb           Grated Monterey Jack
                         Red pepper flakes
                         -- to taste
                         Guacamole -- (recipe below)
 
   To make this pizza meatless, omit the beef and
   increase the beans to 3 cups, mashing 2 cups.
   
   Mash 1 cup of the beans; set aside remaining cup.
   Brown beef with 1/2 cup onion in large skillet. Stir
   in mashed beans, tomato sauce, chili powder, cumin and
   salt. Simmer 10 minutes. Pat or roll dough to cover
   bottom of greased 14-inch pizza pan. Spread with
   bean-beef mixture. Top with remaining onion, green
   pepper, reserved whole beans and cheese. Sprinkle with
   red pepper flakes. Bake in pre-heated 400-degree F
   oven for 15 minutes or until crust is browned. Cut
   into wedges. Top each serving with a dollop of
   guacamole.
   
   Guacamole: Mash 1 medium avocado with 1 clove minced
   garlic and 1 tablespoon lemon juice. Add liquid red
   pepper sauce and salt to taste. Stir in 1/4 cup
   chopped tomatoes. Cover with plastic and chill until
   ready to serve.
   
   Copyright IDAHO BEAN COMMISSION  P.O.Box 9433...Boise,
   Idaho 83707 <Electronic format by Karen Mintzias>
  
 
 
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