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Grilled Steak Fajita Pizza

Leftover steak taco meat and salsa verde help create a perfect Grilled Steak Fajita Pizza! It’s a delicious new way to enjoy pizza night during the summer!

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Grilled Steak Fajita Pizza

Every Friday night during the summer, you’ll find us firing up our charcoal grill and making homemade grilled pizzas.  There’s nothing better!  It’s become a summer tradition for my husband and me.  It’s a great way to spend some quality time together while cooking up a fun, homemade meal!  

Last Thursday, my husband had plans to spend the day fishing.  Knowing he’d be pretty beat when he came home, I made a crockpot London broil for dinner.  I cooked it in a mixture of beef broth, fajita seasoning, and adobo sauce.  It shredded apart beautifully and was delicious as soft tacos!  The leftovers were even better on pizza the next day!

We love getting creative with our pizza toppings.  Since we had shredded beef left over from the night before, we decided to make Grilled Steak Fajita Pizza for dinner.  We swapped out tomato sauce for HERDEZ® Salsa Verde.  Then, we added peppers and onions from our garden, some shredded beef, and topped it off with a mixture of shredded cheddar and mozzarella.  It was awesome!

Grilled Steak Fajita Pizza
Grilled Steak Fajita Pizza
Grilled Steak Fajita Pizza

Grilled Steak Fajita Pizza

Ingredients

  • 1 package of store bought pizza dough, divided into 2 equal pieces
  • 1/4 cup HERDEZ® Salsa Verde
  • 1 cup shredded cheddar cheese
  • 1 cup shredded mozzarella cheese
  • 1/2 shredded beef
  • 1 cup bell pepper, cut into strips
  • 1 cup red onion, sliced thin
  • Flour, to stretch the dough
  • Extra virgin olive oil

Instructions

  1. Preheat your grill, on high, to 400º.
  2. Allow pizza dough to sit out at room temperature for 20 minutes prior to grilling.
  3. Add a little flour to a pizza pan and begin stretching each piece of dough into an 11-inch circle.
  4. Once dough is stretched, brush each side of the dough lightly with olive oil.
  5. Place dough on the grill and cook for 5 minutes.
  6. Take dough out, flip, and while working quickly, add toppings.
  7. Add salsa verde, then cheddar cheese.
  8. Top with pepper strips, onion, and shredded beef.
  9. Then, top with shredded mozzarella.
  10. Grill pizza for another 5 minutes, getting a nice char on the bottom.
  11. Cut pizza into four slices and serve with extra salsa verde.
  12. Makes one individual-sized pizza.
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Grilled Steak Fajita Pizza
Grilled Steak Fajita Pizza
 
I am a huge fan of salsa and salsa verde is one of my favorites!  Tomatillos give salsa verde its color and slightly sour bite.  It’s a little thinner than regular salsa, but it’s so, so good! It worked perfectly on our new fajita-style pizza creation, giving it the right amount of freshness and perfect amount of mild salsa heat!
 
During a recent trip to Walmart, I picked up a jar of HERDEZ® Salsa Verde. It’s a fresh & delicious salsa that goes well on foods from chips to…pizza! You can find HERDEZ® salsa products in the International aisle at Walmart.
 
Have I inspired you to think out-of-the-box when it comes to using salsa in your recipes? Get recipe inspiration and beef nutrition information at “Beef. It’s What’s For Dinner.”
 
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24 Comments

  1. I am making Pizza tonight I might just have to try this, it looks so good! Thanks so much for sharing with us at Full Plate Thursday,we are so happy to have you join us. Have a wonderful week and come back to see us real soon!
    Miz Helen

  2. We absolutely love that salsa!! My Mom introduced us to it several years ago and its our favorite. Your pizza looks so yummy too!! I am going to have to give it a try!!

  3. I have never grilled pizza dough on the BBQ…..do you use a special rack? Won’t the bread dip down through the spaces between a regular rack?

    1. If we’re using our charcoal grill, we have a pizza screen that we use. If we’re grilling pizza on the regular gas grill, we just put the pizza dough on the rack. The heat from the grill keeps the dough from seeping through the grates.

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