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Mexican tortilla pizza

Published On: Jul 12 2012 06:55:00 AM CDT
Updated On: Jul 12 2012 06:54:04 AM CDT
Tortilla pizza

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Makes one 6-inch pizza

Pizza crusts made from toasted tortillas are quick to prepare and deliciously crispy in texture. They are an ideal base for a wide variety of toppings, including these with a South-of-the-border flair. This recipe for one pizza is a perfect dinner for one for can easily be multiplied to serve your family.

One 6- or 7-inch flour tortilla
Olive oil as needed 
1 tablespoon commercially prepared taco sauce 
2 teaspoons coarsely chopped marinated sun-dried tomatoes 
½ plum tomato, cut into 4 slices 
1/8 teaspoon dried oregano or ½ teaspoon minced fresh oregano) 
1 tablespoon goat cheese (chevre) 
1 teaspoon freshly grated Parmesan cheese

Adjust the oven rack to 4 to 5 inches from broiling element. Preheat the broiler.

Lightly brush both sides of the tortilla with olive oil. Prick the surface of the tortilla several places with a fork. Place directly on the oven rack; broil until lightly browned, about 1 to 2 minutes on each side. Watch closely!

Place the tortilla on a baking sheet. Spread the surface with the taco sauce; arrange the sun-dried tomatoes and plum tomato slices over it. Sprinkle with the oregano, dot with the goat cheese, and sprinkle with the Parmesan.

Broil the pizza just until the cheese melts, about 2 minutes. Watch closely! Serve immediately.