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Ingredients

3/4 pound lean ground beef
3/4 cup French dressing
1/2 cup chopped red onion
1 can (4.5 ounces) chopped mild chiles (optional)
1 12-inch prepared pizza crust
2 cups shredded mozzarella cheese
2 tablespoons fresh chopped cilantro or fresh chopped parsley

Instructions

Preheat oven to 450 degrees. Heat a large skillet over medium heat. Add ground beef, stirring occasionally, cook five to seven minutes or until lightly browned. Pour off drippings. Stir in the dressing, onion and chiles. Spoon meat mixture over pizza crust. Sprinkle with cheese. Bake 8 to 10 minutes until cheese melts. Sprinkle with cilantro. Cut into eight slices.

Mrs. Roy Braden
Bettendorf




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