Mexican Chilli Bean Pizza

What you need

  • Dough*
    • White self raising flour 2 cups.
    • Wholemeal flour 1 cup.
    • Baking powder 2 teaspoons.
    • Polyunsaturated margarine 2 tablespoons.
    • Trim milk - enough to form a soft dough.
  • Toppings
    • Chilli beans (mild) 1 x 400g can.
    • Whole kernel sweet corn 1 x 400g can, drained.
    • Chopped tomatoes 1 x 400g can.
    • Onion 1 medium, finely diced.
    • Other vegetables, chopped or sliced, e.g. celery, peppers, courgettes.
    • Edam cheese grated 2 cups.

Preparation time: 40 minutes
Cooking time: 15 minutes


  • Preheat oven to 200°C.
  • Place flours and baking powder in a bowl, add margarine and rub into the flour until it resembles breadcrumbs.
  • Stir in enough milk to form a soft dough.
  • Knead lightly then roll out to form a large circle approximately 25cm in diameter.
  • Mix chilli beans, sweetcorn, tomatoes, onion and vegetables together.
  • Spread over dough; top with grated cheese and then bake for about 15 minutes (until base is cooked and cheese is bubbling).

* alternatively use a commercial pizza base 

Serves 4


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