Southwest Black Bean Pizza
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Serves: 4
  • 1 can of black beans (or approximately 2 cups cooked), drained and rinsed
  • 1 teaspoon cumin
  • 1 teaspoon chili powder
  • ½ teaspoon garlic powder
  • ¼ teaspoon black pepper
  • ¼ teaspoon cayenne pepper
  • chicken broth, vegetable broth, or water
  • dough for 1 pizza
  • ½ cup frozen whole kernel corn, thawed
  • ½ cup green bell pepper. diced
  • ½ cup red onion, diced
  • 1 cup fresh tomatoes, diced
  • 1½ cups shredded cheddar jack cheese
  • ½ cup shredded chicken
  • sour cream and guacamole to garnish
  1. To make the black bean sauce, add the black beans, cumin, chili powder, garlic powder, black pepper, and cayenne pepper to a food processor or blender. Pulse a few times and a thick paste will begin to form. Add in the broth or water a tablespoon at a time until you reach your desired consistency.
  2. Spread the black bean sauce across the pizza dough. Sprinkle the bell peppers, red onions, corn, and tomatoes over the black bean sauce. Cover with cheese and chicken and bake according to the directions for your pizza crust.
  3. Garnish each slice with guacamole and sour cream.
Recipe by Sugar Dish Me at