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Taco Bell Mexican Pizza is finally back! This Mexican Pizza Taco Bell Copy-Cat is loaded with seasoned ground beef, refried beans, and cheese between tortilla shells and topped with all your favorite toppings. This pizza is made right at home in your favorite air fryer.

Taco Bell Mexican Pizza

I have to admit I love Mexican foods and love taco bell. Taco Bell Pizza is not so bad for a fast-food chain when I’m in a hurry, and the cinnamon twists, Yummy; I love them so much I had to go home and make Taco Bell Cinnamon Twists they turned out amazing. Another food I love from taco bell menu is the Caramel Apple Empanadas also made in the air fryer.

Why Make This Copy Cat Taco Bell Mexican Pizza

I have finally made my favorite from the taco bell menu, the Taco Bell Mexican Pizza. I tested and tried many versions and came up with this amazing recipe done right in the air fryer. Although I must admit, this recipe is much better than taco bell’s version shhh…

Mexican Pizza Taco Bell

Ingredients Needed for Taco Bell Mexican Pizza:

  • ground beef
  • taco seasoning package or homemade Taco Seasonings
  • tortilla shells
  • refried beans
  • Colby jack cheese, shredded
  • taco sauce
  • chopped tomatoes
  • white onion, chopped
  • jalapenos, sliced
  • fresh cilantro, chopped
  • lime, cut into wedges

Additional Toppings:

You can use sour cream, black beans, black olives, chopped bell pepper, fresh parsley. 

Ingredients for Mexican Taco Bell Pizza

Step by Step Directions for Taco Bell Mexican Pizza

  • In a non-stick skillet, begin browning the ground beef over medium-high heat.
  • Add the taco seasoning halfway through cooking. Set aside.

  • Preheat your air fryer to 350℉ and spray the air fryer basket with nonstick cooking spray.
  • Assemble the taco pizza in the air fryer basket.
  • Start with the bottom tortilla shell, evenly spread 2 ½ tablespoons of refried beans,
  • top with 2 ½ ounces browned ground beef,

  • sprinkle with a little bit of cheese, and top with another tortilla shell.
  • Using a spoon, spread some taco sauce on top and sprinkle with more cheese.

  • Depending on the size of your air fryer, you may have to cook these in batches. 
  • Cook the taco “pizza” for 10-12  minutes in the air fryer or until the cheese is completely melted and the edges of the tortilla shells are slightly browned.
Mexican Taco Pizza out of air fryer

  • Top the taco pizzas with chopped tomatoes, onions, jalapeno slices, and cilantro. Serve with lime wedges, and enjoy.
Mexican Pizza with toppings

Chef Tips and Tricks

You can use a spring form pan that fits in your air fryer to make a deeper pizza and easier to remove from air fryer.

You can substitute ground beef for ground turkey.

slice of Taco bell mexican pizza

Frequently Asked Questions

How to store leftover taco pizza

Store any leftovers in the refrigerator for up to 3 days in an airtight container or tightly wrapped.

Can I make this pizza in the Oven?

Yes, Place in a preheated oven at 350 for 20 minutes.

How to Reheat

Reheat in a microwave oven or pop back in the air fryer on 400 for 3 minutes.

slice of taco bell pizza in hand

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Taco Bell Mexican Pizza

Yield: 6
Prep Time: 10 minutes
Cook Time: 12 minutes
Total Time: 22 minutes

Taco Bell Mexican Pizza is finally back! This Mexican Pizza Taco Bell Copy-Cat is loaded with seasoned ground beef, refried beans, and cheese between tortilla shells and topped with all your favorite toppings. This pizza is made right at home in your favorite air fryer.

Ingredients

  • 1 lb ground beef
  • 1 1oz packet taco seasoning
  • 12 6” soft tortilla shells
  • 1 cup refried beans
  • 8oz colby jack cheese, shredded
  • 1 cup taco sauce
  • 1 cup chopped tomatoes
  • 1 cup white onion, chopped
  • 2 jalapenos, sliced
  • 2 tablespoons fresh cilantro, chopped
  • 1 lime, cut into wedges

Instructions

  1. In a non-stick skillet, begin browning the ground beef over medium high heat. Add the taco seasoning half way through cooking. Set aside.taco meat cooked
  2. Preheat your air fryer to 350℉ and spray the air fryer basket with non stick cooking spray.
  3. Assemble the taco pizza in the air fryer basket. tortilla shell in air fryer
  4. Start with the bottom tortilla shell, evenly spread 2 ½ tablespoons of refried beans, top with 2 ½ ounces browned ground beef, layer of refried beanslayer of ground beef
  5. sprinkle with a little bit of cheese and top with another tortilla shell. Top with cheese
  6. Using a spoon, spread some taco sauce on top and sprinkle with more cheese. Top with cheese
  7. Depending on the size of your air fryer, you may have to cook these in batches. 
  8. Cook the taco pizza for 10-12  minutes in the air fryer or until the cheese is completely melted and the edges of the tortilla shells are slightly browned.
  9. Top the taco pizzas with the chopped tomatoes, chopped onions, jalapeno slices and chopped cilantro. Serve with lime wedges and enjoy.

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Nutrition Information:
Yield: 6 Serving Size: 1
Amount Per Serving: Calories: 605Total Fat: 35gSaturated Fat: 16gTrans Fat: 1gUnsaturated Fat: 16gCholesterol: 121mgSodium: 1407mgCarbohydrates: 34gFiber: 6gSugar: 7gProtein: 39g

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Connie Lew

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