Chorizo Pizza

Chorizo Pizza
Recipe type: Pizza
  • Pizza dough
  • 1 pound chorizo
  • ⅔ cup vegetable oil, divided
  • ½ cup finely diced yellow onion
  • 1 teaspoon minced garlic
  • 1 teaspoon cumin
  • 2 cups shredded Monterey Jack cheese
  • 2 cups shredded cheddar cheese
  • 2 cups pinto beans
  • 1 cup chopped jalapeños
  • 1 cup chopped red onion
  • ⅓ cup chopped cilantro
  1. Remove the chorizo from casings, crumble, then place in a skillet over medium heat; cook until done.
  2. Remove from the skillet; drain on paper towels; discard the grease in the skillet.
  3. Pour 2 tablespoons vegetable oil into the skillet over medium heat, add yellow onion, and cook until soft, about 5 minutes.
  4. Add drained chorizo, garlic, and cumin; cook to combine flavors, about 2 minutes.
  5. Remove from heat; reserve.
  6. Brush dough with vegetable oil, then top with a layer of each of the cheeses with the reserved chorizo mixture, then arrange the beans, chopped jalapeños and red onion over the top.
  7. Drizzle evenly with vegetable oil.
  8. Bake, then finish with cilantro.