South-of-the-Border Pizza

South-of-the-Border Pizza

South-of-the-Border Pizza

A vibrant red-, yellow- and green-topped pizza is a colorful and delicious way to incorporate vegetables into your diet. If one jalapeño doesn't provide enough heat, sprinkle the pizza with red pepper flakes after baking.


Makes 4 servings


1 prepared pizza shell or crust (about 12 inches)
1 cup cooked kidney beans, rinsed and drained
1 cup frozen corn, thawed
1 tomato, chopped
1/4 cup finely chopped fresh cilantro
1 jalapeño pepper,* finely chopped
1/4 cup (4 ounces) shredded reduced-fat Monterey Jack cheese

*Jalapeño peppers can sting and irritate the skin, so wear rubber gloves when handling peppers and do not touch your eyes.


  1. Preheat oven to 450°F. Place pizza shell on ungreased pizza pan or baking sheet.
  2. Arrange beans, corn, tomato, cilantro and jalapeño over pizza shell. Sprinkle evenly with cheese.
  3. Bake pizza 8 to 10 minutes or until cheese is melted and lightly browned. Garnish with green bell pepper, if desired.

Nutritional Information

Calories 361
Calories from Fat 19 %
Total Fat 7 g
Saturated Fat 3 g
Cholesterol 20 mg
Carbohydrate 53 g
Fiber 4 g
Protein 20 g
Sodium 569 mg

Dietary Exchange

Starch 3
Vegetable 2
Meat 1
Fat 1

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